America: Just Another Shit-hole?

The Deep State spying scandal rolls on, with more details coming out daily. Here’s a few of the most shocking developments so far: There was a second “dirty dossier” authored by the worst sleazebag in the Clinton camp, sent directly to the US State Department and from there via a convoluted route to the FBI. … Continue reading “America: Just Another Shit-hole?”

FISA-Gate: The Plot To Destroy Our Republic

You don’t need any special analytical abilities to understand “the memo” and its meaning. A simple reading reveals that allegations of skullduggery peeking by the Obama administration during the presidential campaign were entirely accurate: the memo just filled us in on the details. And while the debate has largely been over whether the proper legal … Continue reading “FISA-Gate: The Plot To Destroy Our Republic”

The State of the Union: A Year in Trump’s America

There’s usually not a whole lot of foreign policy material in the President’s State of the Union address, at least not since the days of George W. Bush and his invocation of Doestoevskyian nihilists as a justification for world conquest. Oh, it gets mentioned, of course, but usually at the end, as the obligatory capstone … Continue reading “The State of the Union: A Year in Trump’s America”

Kick Turkey Out of NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was founded in 1949, over the objections of conservatives like Sen. Robert A. Taft, as a supposed bulwark of “democracy” against the allegedly rising tide of totalitarianism, which the American people were told was about ready to cross the stormy Atlantic and land on our shores. Bolsheviks in Brooklyn! … Continue reading “Kick Turkey Out of NATO”

Korea, the Winter Olympics, and the Spirit of Queen Min

We are told by practically everyone that nationalism is an archaic, aggressive, and downright evil sentiment, one that causes wars, racism, bigotry, and probably the common cold as well. And we get this from both the right and the left. Nationalism of any kind, we are told, is a dangerous atavism, a throwback to primitive … Continue reading “Korea, the Winter Olympics, and the Spirit of Queen Min”

Our Potemkin Village

While the population of Hawaii dove under manhole covers, and #TheResistance screeched that The Orange Monster had finally done it and forced Kim Jong Un to nuke the island paradise, it took Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, the levelheaded, and quite personable representative from that state, to issue a statement countermanding the “take cover” message sent out … Continue reading “Our Potemkin Village”