Middle East Conflict

Likudniks

Likudniks

You have to love Likud, Israel’s governing party. Its politicians may not be as...

Egypt

Reshuffling the Deck in Egypt

Reshuffling the Deck in Egypt

(On October 6, 1981, Fabrice Moussus was the only cameraman who remained on his feet to...

High Life

Gatsby: Still Great After All These Years

Gatsby: Still Great After All These Years

NEW YORK—My first copy of The Great Gatsby cost me $2. It was 1953, the cover was...

High Life

My Affair With JD Salinger

My Affair With JD Salinger

“It was a dark and stormy night, but we were young and thought we could do anything....

High Society

Colombia Lectures the USA About Drugs

Colombia Lectures the USA About Drugs

On the drug war’s fortieth anniversary, the news from the front is rather grim. In...

Media

The Wannabe Hamilton

The Wannabe Hamilton

On June 13, the resident conservative (which means additional leftist) on The New York...

Death of Rock 'n' Roll

Bonnaroo: From Harmless Hippie Fest to Corporate Scam

Bonnaroo: From Harmless Hippie Fest to Corporate Scam

In a perfect world, we would be stuffed together in plastic tents under the hot sun,...

Sports

Wishing I’d Played the Ponies

Wishing I’d Played the Ponies

I was tempted to have a flutter on the Belmont Stakes last weekend. Not that I’m much...

Gossiphopper

The Middletons Strip Down & Mariah’s Strange New Baby Name

The Middletons Strip Down & Mariah’s Strange New Baby Name

The cakes have been cut, the disco balls dismantled from Buckingham Palace’s throne...

War

After the Trauma

After the Trauma

We used to joke about PTSD in the army. We used to call it the “new backache,”...

Idiocracy

John Stossel: More Anarchist Than Most

John Stossel: More Anarchist Than Most

The Anarchists in Vancouver are not happy about the Winter Olympics being held there...

Opinion

We, the Unhyphenated Americans: Meet My People

We, the Unhyphenated Americans: Meet My People

My fellow Americans, who are “your people”? I ask because U.S. Attorney General Eric...

High Life

America Should Follow Switzerland on Immigration

America Should Follow Switzerland on Immigration

OK. Let’s start the new year with a politically incorrect column by telling it like...

Culture

Dredging Up the Past

Dredging Up the Past

With the current administrators of the Department of Justice promising to beef up its...

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