July 25, 2017
Economics

Seattle Wealth Tax Approved On Incomes Over $250K

July 11, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

The Seattle City Council voted to approve a wealth tax on total income. The vote was unanimous, 9-0. The new Seattle wealth tax is 2.25% over $250,000 per year for a single person and $500,000 per year for a married couple filing jointly. The city estimates that the new Seattle [Read More]

Elections

Forum: What Is Your Reaction To The Special Elections

June 26, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

Every week on 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’s Your Reaction To The Special Elections? Bookworm Room : The special elections mattered only because [Read More]

Israel

Israeli Envoy: Anti-Israel Campus Campaigns ‘A Real War’

June 23, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

Discussing the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting the Jewish state, Ambassador Dani Dayan, Israel’s Consul General in New York, declared that the “real war” is the intimidation, disruption and attempted silencing of pro-Israel voices on U.S. college campuses. “There we have a real war,” Ambassador Dayan said, [Read More]

Politics

Demonize Police, And Here’s What Happens

June 13, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Pravda-on-the-Hudson has an interesting article up that inadvertently showcases one of the effects of  efforts to demonize police by the #blacklivesmatter movement and its media and political supporters. Here’s the headline: “Heroin Use? Juvenile Record? For Recruits, Police forgive Past Sins.” The article breathlessly goes on…and note what I emphasized: [Read More]

Politics

Memorial Day: Heroes And Hypocrites

May 29, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Today is Memorial Day, a day when we honor men and women fallen in the service of their country. Back when America was more of a piece, such a day was universal it what it meant. Oddly enough, the holiday itself started from division after the Civil War, a conflict [Read More]

Politics

Lawfare – Revised Trump’s Travel Ban Blocked Again

March 16, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

President Trump’s revised travel ban has been blocked by two far left Obama appointed federal judges in deep Blue states. One of them was actually one of Obama’s classmates at Harvard and a good friend of our former president. Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii and Judge Theodore Chung in Maryland [Read More]

Elections

Thomas Perez As New DNC Head And What It Really Means

February 28, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

The Democrats, after a fairly strident campaign voted for former Obama Deputy Attorney General and Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez over Rep.Keith Ellison (D-MN) to head the Democrat National Committee(DNC). As I pointed out elsewhere, there was very little ideological difference between Perez and Ellison. it was always really a [Read More]

Social Issues

Media in fact-free fall over immigration

January 30, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

By Don Surber Reminder: How the Clinton administration handled refugees: On Saturday, every weekend part-timer and stringer in every news agency in America became an expert on America’s immigration laws because they are journalists and they know everything. This came after President Trump put a 90-day hold on immigrants and [Read More]

Politics

An Open Letter To The Democrat Media

December 1, 2016 JoshuaPundit 0

The Democrats -and especially the Democrat media- are still roaring in pain over Donald Trump’s victory and the GOP’s control of congress and most of the state governments. They still haven’t come to grips with what happened and especially, why. The latest meme for a lot of them is plotting  [Read More]