Conspiracies

When We Knew Who We Were–And What Restroom To Use.”

OPINION: By JEFFREY A FRIEDBERG DEMS, 2020 <———> There was a time…. ….Not so long ago, when we knew who we were. And we knew what rest-room to use. America was Good. Communism, drugs, criminals, poo in the street, and perversion were Bad. But, Democrats, in 2019–with thanks to Barry [Read More]

Conspiracies

“Emotionals”—Such As Our Millennials, Democrat Voters, and Suburban USA Housewives—Have No Reason. They Don’t, Or Can’t, THINK.

“Emotionals”—Such As Our Millennials, Democrat Voters, and Suburban USA Housewives—Have No Reason. They Don’t, Or Can’t, THINK. OPINION: BY JEFFREY A. FRIEDBERG <<<——————>>> There’s a  problem with Emotionals. These are “folks” who don’t actually think, but react. They react with emotions—with feelings. Not with actual thoughts or reasoning. They don’t [Read More]

Culture

A GOOD REMINDER ABOUT GOOD INDIANS

Vassar Bushmills (h/t Paul Dughi, Sports Raid, June 2016) Jim Thorpe was a Native American Indian of the Sac and Fox nation in Oklahoma. in the early 1900’s, an orphan, he went to the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania and made up one half of the school’s entire track team, which competed among [Read More]

Sports

GAIJIN (ガイジン)

Vassar Bushmills Gaijin, pronounced “guy-jin” is a Japanese word meaning “foreigner”. But it is much more than that. I lived in Japan 1972-1975 as an Army officer. And I had studied Japanese for four semesters in college to satisfy my language requirements. A solid C-student, I came away with the [Read More]

Economics

NIKE SWOOSHES AMERICA

  Vassar Bushmills So many pieces, so little time. An awful lot of points of national survival converge from this little misstep by Nike in re the Matter of Colin Kaepernick as their new #JustDoIt poster boy. The first piece of the jigsaw is why do so many corporations these days get away with [Read More]

Politics

CAN DONALD TRUMP FIND JUSTICE FOR JIM THORPE? OBAMA DIDN’T EVEN TRY.

Vassar Bushmills Recently, Donald Trump pardoned Jack Johnson, the first black-American World Heavyweight Champion. Johnson’s story is instructive, just as Obama’s refusal, not neglect, but refusal, to pardon him was. Jack Johnson was not only the first black champion, but a long-reigning champion, causing the coinage of the term “Great White [Read More]

Blocking by Frederic S Remington Harper's Weekly November 18 1893 public domain
Sports

When Men who Could Read Played Football

Vassar Bushmills For William F Buckley, Jr RIP WFB was a Yale man. Frederic Remington, the famous Cowboy & Indian artist also was a Yale man. He was also a football player there, before 1880. His football art is offered here to remind people of how the game was once [Read More]

Culture

Forum: What’s Dumber? The NFL Knee Or Refusing Free Books From The First Lady?

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,courtesy of Don Surber: What’s Dumber? The NFL Knee Or Refusing Free Books From The First Lady? [Read More]

Culture

The Latest: Trump Wins, NFL Caves (Updated)

The latest developments tell a simple story; President Trump wins, NFL Caves. League commissioner Roger Goodell held a behind-closed-door meeting Tuesday night with NFL owners, league executives and select players to talk about the national anthem protests and especially, I’m sure, the effect its having on the bottom line. There’s [Read More]

Propaganda

NFL protests are based on lies

From the time Colin Kaepernick first “took a knee” during the national anthem last season the left have hailed him as heroic, and praised him for raising awareness, and protesting inequality, and police brutality. The media, of course has been eager to carry these narratives because the media loves nothing [Read More]

Culture

The Latest: Trump Wins, NFL Caves

The latest developments tell a simple story; President Trump wins,  NFL Caves. League commissioner Roger Goodell held a behind-closed-door meeting Tuesday night with NFL owners, league executives and select players to talk about the national anthem protests and especially, I’m sure, the effect its having on the bottom line. There’s [Read More]

Sports

They’re Always 20

By: Mike McDaniel    Various venerable aphorisms suggest as we grow older, we grow wiser. This is, demonstrably, not universally true. We can all point to a variety of people who, as they aged, remained just as dumb as they were when young, and stubbornly proud of it. As for [Read More]

Sports

44 years ago today

The greatest racehorse in history, Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes, and the Triple Crown with such ease it still amazes I must note that in 1973, Secretariat beat another horse, Sham in the Derby and Preakness. In both races Sham and Secretariat blew by the field, showing how special both [Read More]

Government

Waiver that allows military academy athletes to go pro after graduation scrapped.

On Monday, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, put an end to the policy allowing military academy athletes and ROTC athletes to join the NFL or NBA right after graduation. Effective with this year’s graduation class, “newly commissioned officers will serve for their minimum commitment of two years.” Makes sense. DoD [Read More]