A view from the right:

To me, the most interesting people in politics are the people who are willing to question their chosen political party.

A video from Jimmy Dore, a progressive Democrat:

From W.J. Astore, a progressive Democrat:

Posted on June 19, 2023 by wjastore

God Save the Queen, Man
W.J. Astore

Joe Biden goes off script and off the rails

“I’m not making fun of Joe Biden. I just want to restate what the consensus used to be: that being President of the United States is extremely demanding. It requires physical stamina and, even more importantly, mental acuity and clarity.”


Does drug reform mean yielding the right of way to those who want to camp on the sidewalk?

60s and 70s

Rock bands and celebrities had access to hard drugs in the 60s and 70s. They were not camping on the sidewalk.


Massing US Border Patrol agents at the southern edge of the Strait of Juan de Fuca fails to keep fentanyl out of Clallam County.

Port Angeles Drug War – Fentanyl


Americans pay billions of dollars every 12 months for a giant US Dept. of Homeland Security.

The US Dept. of Homeland Security “stops an average of 7 known or suspected terrorists a day – 50 a week- trying to come to our country.”

Question for TV newspeople:

With such an impressive handle on US Dept. of Homeland Security performance- why do cartels continue to move product into all 50 states?

All 50 states?

“There are currently 33 HIDTAs, and HIDTA-designated counties are located in 50 states, as well as in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia.”

Source: DEA High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program

Would the DEA be out of work if a giant US Dept. of Homeland Security was able to keep cartel product from showing up in all 50 states?

Look for newspeople to ask zero questions in this area.


It took a constitutional amendment to prohibit the sale of a glass of wine-why no constitutional amendment to authorize a federal prohibition of marijuana?

How Do The Troops Defend The Constitution?

Not asking about the oath of enlistment. Asking about what happens after the oath has been taken.

The constitution requires a formal declaration of war.

The Dept. of Defense has a truly poor track record with undeclared wars since DOD was established way back in 1949.

Possibly of interest:

Decades after the lessons of Vietnam

Random Thoughts – Recruiting Crisis

Hostile Forces in Distant Lands

A Free and Honest Society?

Cultural Honesty

TV News Version of Patriotism

Below, are some random thoughts and questions newspeople will not ask. Our questions appear in bold type.

Was It A Fake War On Terror?







Years ago – having a beer at a now extinct restaurant in Port Townsend.