August 17, 2018
Culture

Risk Assessment and the Modern Liberal

March 30, 2018 Proof Positive 0

  Risk assessment is in the news. Most of it phony. Let me give you an example: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, opened in 1990. In the last 28 years, approximately 84,000 students have passed through its halls. Fourteen didn’t make it. For all you statisticians out there, that’s .0001666 [Read More]

Culture

A Primer on “Common Sense” Gun Laws

February 19, 2018 Proof Positive 0

First, let me say that I share in the loss and mourn with those who lost loved ones in that terrible Florida school shooting. Some people want to take advantage of those raw emotions to see if they can obtain some political advantage in what really ought to be a [Read More]

Hillary Clinton

Democrats’ Schiff Into Damage Control

October 26, 2017 Proof Positive 0

“This investigation is starting again, for political purposes. This is another investigation of Hillary Clinton, long after she’s no longer a presidential candidate, no longer the Secretary of State, apparently there’s more interest in what happened seven years ago with Secretary Clinton than there is in the (phony Trump) investigation. [Read More]

Culture

A Modest Proposal Regarding Antifa*

September 4, 2017 Proof Positive 2

*with apologies to Jonathan Swift We all know that the vicious hooligans who call themselves “Antifa”, aside from having virtually no fashion style, or in all truth, no discernible intellectual ability, tend to dress in all black: black hoodie, mask, sunglasses, black slacks, black hearts…which makes it somewhat difficult to [Read More]

Culture

Into the Penalty Box for Subverting the Narrative?

August 1, 2017 Patrick O'Hannigan 1

Careful observers of politics and culture usually learn how to spot the dominant narrative, which is a set of presumptions influencing how most of the top-tier actors in the “infotainment” complex see the world (not coincidentally, professional influencers expect the rest of us to share their presumptions, because they sleep [Read More]

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]

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