Donald Trump

The Real Story On Syria

President Trump announced a U.S. pullout from Syria, and the media promptly labeled it akin to treason. Here’s the real story on Syria and why it was a brilliant move. The reason the usual suspects gave for bashing Trump over this were pregnant with irony. He was ‘pulling out and [Read More]

Donald Trump

Swamp Critters Explode after Trump’s Orders U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Syria, Afghanistan

You may have noticed that the Deep State and fellow war mongers in the D.C. swamp are losing their collective minds now that the COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, Donald J. Trump, has ordered the removal of U. S. troops from Syria a few days ago.  Last evening, Huffington Post reported that the President has [Read More]

Border Wall Illegal Immigrant border
Politics

Bookworm Beat 12/20/18 — the border wall edition

I went overboard in this Bookworm Beat, covering the border wall, Syria, Antisemitism, Europe’s fall, science, Michelle and Melania, media bias, and much more. Good walls make good neighbors. Trump did it — he got the House to include $5 billion in the budget bill to build the border wall. [Read More]

Donald Trump

Forum: What Happens Next In Syria?

Every Monday, the WoW! community and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: What Happens Next In Syria? Don Surber: I posted my answer. I told readers on Thursday, “My money [Read More]

Donald Trump

Getting Serious About Syria

The bleeding orifice known as Syria has once again erupted, due to a chemical weapons attack in Douma that took a number of civilian lives, or so it seems.I say this because media has become a weapon in modern warfare, the Sunni Syrian rebels are more than capable of rigging [Read More]

Donald Trump

President Trump condemns Syria chemical attack – Response forthcoming (video)

During a cabinet meeting earlier today, President Donald J. Trump condemned the chemical attack in Syria. Trump also stated that there are ongoing meetings with the military and that a response will be forthcoming within the next 24 to 48 hours. Clearly, Ambassador John Bolton on his first day as [Read More]

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Donald Trump

Trump isn’t a Black Swan; he’s a whole flock of Black Swans (by Wolf Howling)

Following his unexpected victory, Trump is quickly becoming America’s most consequential conservative president, making him a one-man flock of Black Swans. A “Black Swan Event” is one that: Comes as a surprise – i.e., a “high-profile, hard-to-predict, and rare event . . . beyond the realm of normal expectations in [Read More]

Government

The Silence Of The FBI

By: Mike McDaniel    Remember The Silence of The Lambs (1991), the Jody Foster vehicle? Foster played Clarice Starling, an FBI recruit, still in the FBI academy, who was recruited by the legendary head of the FBI’s profiling division to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, and ultimately catch a particularly nasty [Read More]

Nicholas Kristoff wrong about risky president
Donald Trump

Dear Nicholas Kristoff: Trump isn’t the scary guy. Obama gambled with America.

Nicholas Kristoff calls Trump scary and reckless. Somehow he missed eight years of Obama’s incredibly scary and reckless behavior. The only time I ever take Nicholas Kristoff seriously is when he writes about the horrors of obstretric fistula. It’s a dreadful affliction and there are charities that are trying to [Read More]

Leftist world view
Politics

Facebook provides a useful, and disturbing, insight into the Leftist world view

Thanks to my Facebook feed, I have a front row seat for the Leftist world view, which is occasionally amusing and invariably somewhat frightening. One of the useful things about my Facebook feed is the plethora of posts educating me about the Leftist world view. My feed means that, unlike [Read More]

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Politics

The Bookworm Beat 4/10/17 — the quick hits edition and open thread

I’m not feeling particularly inspired today, but this Bookworm Beat has some links I’d like to share with you, covering everything from politics to humor. Obergefell is worse than you imagined. Obergefell is the case in which Justice Kennedy, writing the romance novel of his life, found buried in the Constitution [Read More]

Middle East

Progressives Want Tulsi Gabbard Gone for Questioning Syria’s Chemical Weapon Attacks.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii is once again hitting the nerves of Progressive leadership and pundits after questioning “whether Assad was responsible for the recent chemical weapons attacks in Syria.”  Gabbard’s vocal opposition to last week’s U.S. military’s airstrikes on a Syrian air field as ordered President Donald Trump did [Read More]

Middle East

Putting Humpty Together

What should our policy with respect to Syria be? What do we want to happen? Although it’s nine months old, in the light of recent developments I found this analysis by Thanassis Cambanis at The Century Foundation useful in considering those questions. First, what has our policy been? In effect [Read More]