Category Archives: Eye on America

The title of this category says it all. Of course, we could have called it “Watch on the Potomac” – but then we decided to develop a category for that subject anyway. In pre-war Germany – it was called “the Rhine.” Same difference – different time, different geographical region.

Schumer Shutdown‘ backfires on Dems

Blaming Republicans for starving kids is not working in 2018

Democrats in the House and Senate thought they would play the old government-shutdown card that has worked for them every time it has been played since 1995 when Republicans were blamed.

But 2018 is different. It is backfiring.

It’s no longer Republicans starving children and forcing old people to eat dog food. This time, Democrats are being blamed for refusing to fund the U.S. military as a means of aiding illegal aliens.

That’s the way it is being successfully explained by the Trump administration – and it’s resonating. Continue reading

BREAKING: California to Register Illegal Aliens to Vote – AUTOMATICALLY

Court orders government to do so for all driver’s licenses issued

Traffic Jaminyazz!

California will take the next step in blurring the lines between citizens and non-citizens beginning April Fool’s Day when the state complies with a court order to begin automatically registering to vote all those who are granted driver’s licenses. Continue reading

Fact-checking the claims about ‘anchor babies’ and whether illegal immigrants ‘drop and leave’

It sounds like a way for illegal immigrants to get a foothold in the United States: Pregnant women from Mexico and other countries can come to the U.S. to deliver their babies. Voila! Under the 14th Amendment, the babies are instant citizens!

That’s become a popular talking point for critics of illegal immigration, who have dubbed the children “anchor babies.” The implication often is that the baby U.S. citizens act as an anchor that that helps parents and other relatives obtain citizenship and other benefits. Continue reading

Life’s Perversions: 12.15.17

…and the beat goes on!

FBI Releases New Info About Lynch’s Tarmac Meeting With Clinton
The FBI released a series of email documents Friday afternoon detailing the Department of Justice response to the fallout of the secret Phoenix tarmac meeting between Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton in June 2016… (Continue to full article)

Chicago-Area County Commissioner Wants UN To Help Combat City’s Violence
Chicago is plagued with violence that long pre-dated the Supreme Court’s decision in McDonald vs. Chicago that repealed many of the city’s draconian gun laws. It’s truly a problem, to be sure. Now, a Cook County commissioner wants the United Nations to step in and help. Yes. Seriously… (Continue to full article)

PERVS: DSHS Settles First Kiwanis Vocational Home Lawsuit for $1.5 Million
The three plaintiffs have sued various defendants including DSHS and agencies under its umbrella and Kiwanis clubs claiming that the state and Kiwanis allowed the home to stay open despite years of allegations of sexual and physical abuse by staff and other residents. The plaintiffs report that they were the victims of abuse while residents in the 1980s… (Continue to full article)

‘What in the Hell Is Going on With the DOJ and the FBI?’
New documents have come to light indicating that former FBI Director James Comey sought to water down language in his eventual exoneration of Hillary Clinton for her email scandal. It is now apparent that Peter Strzok, who was involved in the Clinton investigation, was responsible for some of the most significant edits. The motivation for this lessening of language severity seems to have been directly related to concerns over implicating Clinton for criminal intent… (Continue to full article)

Let’s liberate blacks from left-wing politics
The WELFARE state (thank you FDR and LBJ) ensured that the SLAVERY status not disappear… it was just presented in a different form and the uneducated (Black AND WHITE) gladly signed up – enlisted if you will – to become SLAVES of the government – the SOCIALIST GOVERNMENT… It is so sad that Star Parker has to stand out as almost a lone voice in the wilderness. Compare Star Parker with Maxine Waters or any of the other Black politicians – then you can see the difference so clearly… (Continue to full article)

Unhinged Spending — DC’s Canary in the Coal Mine
Despite record revenue, the federal government is still running a deficit. North Carolina provides a solution. This week Republicans in the House and Senate announced that each chamber’s tax reform bills had been reconciled. This means that a final vote will happen very shortly. From the get-go, Democrats have opposed any Republican-led tax reform for a myriad of reasons, not the least of which is because it doesn’t siphon enough money from wealthy businessmen and women to satiate the government’s revenue gravy train. According to federal revenue data, however, there is most certainly not a lack of funds entering government coffers… (Continue to full article)

PERVS: Married female Democratic Congress candidate drops out of race after she was accused of sexual harassment by a male colleague
Andrea Ramsey was asked by the Kansas City Star about a lawsuit regarding accusations of sexually harassing and retaliating against Gary Funkhouser, who said he rejected her sexual advances in 2005. The 56-year-old had received an endorsement from the left-wing women’s group Emily’s List, which has raised more than $500,000 for female candidates supporting abortion rights across the country… (Continue to full article)

PERVS: Teacher, 32, accused of oral sex, intercourse inside school with teen boy student
Jessica Langford, who taught math at Miamisburg Middle School for nine years, allegedly performed oral sex on, received oral sex from and engaged in intercourse with the teen student twice. The sex acts reportedly occurred May 23 at the school… (Continue to full article)

PERVS: The 50 Most Infamous Female Teacher Sex Scandals
Future Politicians of America… or maybe Hollywood Producers and directors. Or maybe some of these “babes” just aren’t getting cared for at home – oh wait – some these teachers performed girl on girl stuff. We live in a perverted world… (Continue to full article)

Whipping Post Politics

Charlie Rose skulked offstage like a punch-drunk palooka with barely a whimper, and Matt Lauer offered up the now laughably pro forma press release of bathetic apology and contrition — no doubt micro-managed by his attorneys. But the hit on Garrison Keillor by his old friend Minnesota Public Radio seemed like a new low in the whipping-post politics of the moment. Continue reading

Conservative Voice Fading from the Internet

The News of the Day the Mainstream and Social Media are squatting on: Legions of people are being thrown off the Information Highway; the bus is leaving the depot without them.

Amid a daily myriad of made-to-order distractions, including the ongoing visceral hatred of the outcome of presidential election 2016; the more than 20-year old sexual harassment claims of loud Entertainment Industry victims; the recent advance of Character Assassination By Allegation, allegations of which are impossible to prove or disprove, Conservatives are steadily losing their voice on the Internet. Continue reading

The Trump Dossier’s Implications for California

Lost in the most important foreign policy trip of Trump’s Presidency and escalating Saudi-Iran war cries are the revelations about President Obama, Hillary Clinton and the dark deeds both partook in to discredit and deceive the American people and Donald Trump. Meanwhile, California focuses on the sexuality of the Palm Springs City Council, instead of electing officials who can deal with CalPERS’ $1.4 trillion in unfunded liabilities and CalSTRS’ $200 billion of obligations in the red. Continue reading

How Medicaid became the most important battleground in American health care

The program is the center of an ideological war for the future of the American safety net.

The battle for Medicaid moved to Maine this week.

On Tuesday, the state’s voters approved expanding Medicaid to 70,000 of their poorest residents, circumventing the archconservative governor who has blocked the expansion five times in the past four years. “Maine people have supported this for years,” Ann Woloson, who worked in support of the ballot initiative, told me the day before the vote. They would finally get it. Continue reading

Harvey Sweinstein and Hollywood’s Hos

I’d like to better understand the conservative media’s orgy over Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced and disgraceful Hollywood film producer and studio executive who used his power over decades to have his way with starlets.

To listen to conservative talkers, the women affronted or assaulted by Weinstein were all Shakespearean talent in the making—female clones of Richard Burton (he had no match among women)—who made the pilgrimage to Sodom and Gomorrah in the Hollywood Hills, for the purpose of realizing their talent, never knowing it was a meat market. Watching the women who make up the dual-perspective panels “discussing” the Weinstein saga, it’s hard to tell conservative from liberal.

“Conservative” women now complain as bitterly as their liberal counterparts about “objectification.” Continue reading

What was Then is Now

Good evening Mr. and Mrs. North and South America and all the ships at sea … let’s go to press!”…with those words, Walter Winchell opened his radio broadcast. For those too young to have heard him, or heard OF him, he was a news and gossip reporter with a huge following in America. With the advent of television, his audience shrank until there was really no reason for him to be on the air. In the same era, there was Drew Pearson, Edward R. Murrow, famous for his “…from London” broadcasts during World War Two, and Father Divine, just to name a few radio personalities. Continue reading

Judge: If Constitution Gives Detained Aliens Right to Abort, It Also Gives Right to Bear Arms

Dissenting from a ruling in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that was based on the assumption that an illegal alien detained by the federal government has a constitutional right under the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment to get an abortion in the United States, Judge Karen LeCraft Henderson argued that, if the court’s assumption were correct and carried to its logical conclusion, a detained illegal alien would also have the right to donate to U.S. political campaigns and keep and bear arms. Continue reading

The Family That Built an Empire of Pain

The Sackler dynasty’s ruthless marketing of painkillers has generated billions of dollars—and millions of addicts.

An addiction specialist said that the Sacklers’ firm, Purdue Pharma, bears the “lion’s share” of the blame for the opioid crisis. Illustration by Ben Wiseman

The north wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a vast, airy enclosure featuring a banked wall of glass and the Temple of Dendur, a sandstone monument that was constructed beside the Nile two millennia ago and transported to the Met, brick by brick, as a gift from the Egyptian government. The space, which opened in 1978 and is known as the Sackler Wing, is also itself a monument, to one of America’s great philanthropic dynasties. The Brooklyn-born brothers Arthur, Mortimer, and Raymond Sackler, all physicians, donated lavishly during their lifetimes to an astounding range of institutions, many of which today bear the family name: the Sackler Gallery, in Washington; the Sackler Museum, at Harvard; the Sackler Center for Arts Education, at the Guggenheim; the Sackler Wing at the Louvre; and Sackler institutes and facilities at Columbia, Oxford, and a dozen other universities. The Sacklers have endowed professorships and underwritten medical research. The art scholar Thomas Lawton once likened the eldest brother, Arthur, to “a modern Medici.” Before Arthur’s death, in 1987, he advised his children, “Leave the world a better place than when you entered it.” Continue reading

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.

One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an iPhone since she was 11—sounding as if she’d just woken up. We chatted about her favorite songs and TV shows, and I asked her what she likes to do with her friends. “We go to the mall,” she said. “Do your parents drop you off?,” I asked, recalling my own middle-school days, in the 1980s, when I’d enjoy a few parent-free hours shopping with my friends. “No—I go with my family,” she replied. “We’ll go with my mom and brothers and walk a little behind them. I just have to tell my mom where we’re going. I have to check in every hour or every 30 minutes.” Continue reading

One of the Earliest Printings of the Declaration of Independence to Be Sold in An Unexpected Location

The Holt Declaration of Independence

A major piece of printed Americana will go up for sale on November 11. It is a very rare, very early, and very valuable printing of the Declaration of Independence. It was printed in New York on July 9, 1776. However, the auction will not be taking place in New York, at least not the city. It will take place in Potsdam, New York. Where?

For the uninitiated, Potsdam is in the far upper reaches of upstate New York. Winter there begins in late July and ends in early July. It’s where if you speak a second language, it’s French, not Spanish. If you’re going to the “big city,” it’s Montreal, not New York. Montreal is 100 miles away, New York City 350. Canada is a mere 50 miles north.

Potsdam is not a large metropolis. It has a population of 9,400. However, it is no hick town either. It is home to two colleges, Clarkson University and the State University of New York at Potsdam. That must be one of the nation’s highest universities per capita ratios. It is also home of Blanchard’s Auction Service. Blanchard’s may not have the caché of a Sotheby’s or Christie’s, but every better known auction house on earth would love to have this item. As the listing explains, the Blanchards have known the unnamed seller for 25 years, who is “committed to our region.” This is how the Declaration came to be offered in far-off Potsdam. Continue reading

American Oligarchs Are Plotting the Biggest Heist in U.S. History

You know the plot: The bank robbers set off a bomb down the street from the bank, and while everyone’s distracted they get away with the loot.

In the reality TV show we’re now suffering through, Donald Trump is the bomb.

The robbers are the American oligarchs who bankroll the Republican Party, and who are plotting the biggest heist in American history—a massive tax cut estimated to be up to 5.8 trillion dollars.

Around 80 percent of it will benefit the richest 1 percent, according to the Tax Policy Center.

Trump is busily distracting America with his explosive tweets and incendiary tantrums—blasting Republican senators Jeff Flake and Bob Corker, NFL players who take the knee, Dreamers, refugees, immigrants, transgender people, the media, “rocket man,” Hillary Clinton, Obama, NAFTA, Muslims. The Trump bomb is hugely damaging—unleashing hate, threatening democratic institutions, isolating America in the world. Continue reading

October 26, 2017: No Mustard – Just Ketchup

ANTIFA Plans Nationwide Anarchy On November 4th. Here’s Where and How
ANTIFA wasn’t very smart since they are openly planning for anarchy on November the 4th, 2017, and President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should be fully prepared to investigate. Maybe even prepare all out raids in four major American cities. Share this list because ANTIFA stupidly put out this list on their website. Here is a list of Alt-Left terrorist group ANTIFA and their planned likely violent riots on November 4th, 2017… (Continue to full article)

Communism — A Centennial Celebration of Tyranny and Terror
National Socialism and Democratic Socialism are much the same as Marxist Socialism — behind a façade. Most of these socialist sympathizers gravitate toward statism because they want somebody to take care of them. They have no sense of history, never took a civics class, and have never lifted a finger in defense of the Liberty they now enjoy. Ignorance is bliss, until it’s not… (Continue to full article)

65.5 Million in U.S. Speak Foreign Language at Home
An analysis of newly released 2016 Census Bureau data by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that a record 65.5 million U.S. residents five years of age and older speak a language other than English at home. As a share of the population, more than one in five U.S. residents now speaks a foreign language at home – including residents like Jovita Mendez, who has lived in the California for over 20 years and recently became a U.S. citizen, despite being unable to speak, read, or write in English… (Continue to full article)

Hillary: People Accusing Me of Corruption Over the Russia Uranium Deal Are “Peddling Bologna”
Twice failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton isn’t thrilled about new reports exposing additional corruption around the Uranium One deal. Hillary of course denies the deal, which was pushed by Russian nuclear officials on behalf of President Vladimir Putin, had anything to do with making her rich… (Continue to full article)

Bias Blindness Afflicts the Media
If one blatantly dismisses all accusation of bias as patently false when data would suggest otherwise, one will find little sympathy to accept one’s accusation of another as guilty of the same sin. Or to put it in more common parlance, it’s the pot calling the kettle black. MAN – dats racist!!! (Continue to full article)

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