National Security

In Memoriam, September 11, 2001

I will never forget. It’s been 19 years and I still find myself deeply saddened every September 11. It’s a feeling that never goes away although, although time has lessened the raw emotion. I’ve written reams of words about 9/11 and actually find myself with nothing to say this year. [Read More]

Culture

Barbarians At The Gate?

You know, I think it is long past time that we dust off another good word that has been little used for too long: barbarians. [ bahr-bair-ee-uhn ] noun a person in a savage, primitive state; uncivilized person. a person without culture, refinement, or education; philistine. (loosely) a foreigner. (in ancient [Read More]

Faith

Defund The Police? Sure, Why Not?

The latest demand by the folks at Black Lives Matter and their ‘allies’ is to defund the police departments in the cities they and the Antifa pals have rioted in. The carnage in these cities is supposed to be a message and a warning, I suppose. And why not? Apparently [Read More]

National Security

U. S. Customs and Border Protection: “[Border] Walls Work: El Centro Sector” (video)

As we all know, fences do make good neighbors so what is the problem with walls; namely, border walls.  Walls work….PERIOD. Our borders are not secure. All parts of the border where the border walls have fallen into disrepair and are not keeping illegal aliens out must be shored up, [Read More]

Education

Imprinting America on Kids

Vassar Bushmills This short piece is for Teaching Vets (who would appreciate your support) and who someday will plant these seed as he/she looks into a room full of un-woke teenagers. This also applies to home-schooling parents (and many blessings on your House for your undertaking) and of course, regular citizens today who should be [Read More]

Conspiracies

The Mueller Report – The End Of the Beginning

Well, the Mueller Report was  long awaited by Leftist Democrats like a junkie waiting for his next score. Even at this point, with no junk in the needle,  they have yet to acknowledge what anyone with a fighting chance of an IQ of 70 always knew… There was no collusion [Read More]

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Elections

The Census Citizenship Question Is Silly… Unless This Happens

The  2020 Census citizenship question is one of the  battles taking place in congress right now that isn’t being publicized. Simply put, the Trump Administration wants a citizenship question on the 2020 census, something the Democrats are fighting tooth and nail. If anyone needed proof that voter fraud exists and [Read More]

Education

Instruction Page for Veterans’ Lecture Series

Vetarans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills These lectures are free. Print out and use as you please. We’re putting these out into the public domain, as it will help get these lectures in front of the several veterans groups, civic organizations and interested school-parent groups. If you’ve got a knack, and itch [Read More]

National Security

Mexican Illegal Alien Detained for Burglarization of Two Department of State Bldgs.

On January 3, 2019, the security of two Department of State buildings, one in Washington, D.C. and the other in Virginia were breached.  The culprit during the burglary is alleged to have reportedly stolen 53 electronic devices, including 44 cellphones. The stolen articles consist of government-owned devices as well as privately-owned [Read More]

Heroes

A Chronicle of an Army Personnel Fixer

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills They’ve often claimed that Economics is the dreariest science, but for men in uniform you’d have to go some to match the drudgery of pouring over miles and miles of pages and pages of personnel files and the rules and regs that define them. In the [Read More]

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

THE TRUMP DOCTRINE AND THE GENERALS

Vassar Bushmills Apparently almost every president had a foreign policy doctrine. One even got it’s own teaching bloc in public schools, at least until the 1980s. It was called the Monroe Doctrine, which stated that the US would use force to repel foreign (mostly European) incursions into the western hemisphere. [Read More]

Donald Trump

Trump’s Briefing in Rose Garden re Schumer Shutdown II, Security Crisis at Border

On Friday, President Donald J. Trump met with leaders of both parties to discuss the national security crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, funding for the border wall, terms of which would lead to ending the partial government shutdown (Schumer Shutdown II).  In attendance were Vice President Mike Pence, House Minority Leader [Read More]