Monthly Archives: May 2011

Memorial Day: Robert Michael Bates

I’ve written about Bobby Bates here before. He was the tall quiet kid down the block from me on Wayne Avenue in Suffern, New York. Two years older than me. Here is his page at The Wall. He was killed … Continue reading

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A president with twenty years in a racist church, and the media remains obsessed about Sarah Palin

Not just racist, and virulently racist, but also Marxist. Yet the electrified collar of political correctness fires its shock at every look in that direction. It’s not simply don’t say it. It’s don’t even let your thoughts wander there. Much … Continue reading

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Orwell collapses

We have a KGB laboratory experiment in the White House.

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Note to Israel

You are as a nation imperiled if you believe a word out of the mouth of Barack Obama. He will lie to you all day long.

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Killing bin Laden

“I think the killing of an unarmed man is always going to leave a very uncomfortable feeling, because it doesn’t look as if justice is seen to be done in those circumstances.” — Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury I have … Continue reading

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New Paltz: The village election results

(Note to readers from afar: This blog, despite my increasing neglect of things local, is not called New Paltz Journal for nothing. We just had an election here, in the village. The village of New Paltz is the small core settlement, … Continue reading

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Osama bin Laden

About getting bin Laden, it’s a very nervous moment beyond the satisfaction of ending that beast’s life. The thing that I knew on 9/11 and that I still know this moment is that we got off easy that day. Intense forward pressure … Continue reading

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New Paltz: The miracle of local politics

The miracle is that I largely stick to ideas and principles. In a target-rich environment like New Paltz, which is essentially governed by rumor, fear and political correctness, the possibilities for going medieval circus on an assortment of ludicrous public and … Continue reading

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