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ENDNOTES, January 2019

ENDNOTES, January 2019 In this edition: Revive– from Chandos Records; George Antheil’s American Symphony; Nostalgia from Wim Henderickx, reviewed by STUART MILLSON What better way to begin our 2019 musical journey than with a lively and completely refreshing compilation from Chandos of baroque … Continue reading

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When the Fun Stops, Stop

When the Fun Stops, Stop The Queen of Spades, opera in three acts, music by Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky, libretto by Modest and Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky, after Pushkin’s novella Pikovaya Dama, conducted by Antonio Pappano, directed by Stefan Herheim, Royal Opera, … Continue reading

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Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy

Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy Max Hastings, Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975, William Collins, London, 2018,  xix-xxx + pp. 1-652, Illustrations, Maps, Glossary, Bibliography and Index, ISBN 978-0-00-813298-9, reviewed by Frank Ellis This thirty-year story of slaughter and misery begins with … Continue reading

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Death by Illegal Alien

Death by Illegal Alien Ilana Mercer opines The topic: American lives snuffed out by illegal aliens. The forum: the ubiquitous Fox News, dual-perspective panel that never fails to dim debate. Arguing in favor of letting potential killers come: Geraldo Rivera, a former … Continue reading

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Cuneiform Inscriptions

Cuneiform Inscriptions Old Babylonian Texts in the Schoyen Collection: Part One: Selected Letters by A.R. George, Pp. 328: xiii, 192 (221 plates), CDL Press 2018, $99.95 Literary Notes by Darrell Sutton Two hundred years ago expeditions were the primary pathway to … Continue reading

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EMPTY

Progressive Crazies Muslim men murder two European women backpacking across a Morocco mountain range, and right away pundits holler, “ISIS, jihad, extremism, terrorism.” Likewise misleading are the leads from the intelligence authorities, who seem to confirm that, but for “ISIS, jihad, extremism, … EMPTY

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No Shining Path by Bill Hartley In Peru, the latest accessory for a high profile police detainee is a bullet proof vest. A recent edition of El Comercio, the country’s main broadsheet newspaper, carried a front page photograph of David … Cymbalta dilated pupils side effects

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Interview with the Paleolibertarian

Interview with the Paleolibertarian Big League Politics meets Ilana Mercer BIG LEAGUE POLITICS: Being a preeminent paleolibertarian thinker today, how would you define paleolibertarianism and how does it differ from standard paleoconservatism? ILANA MERCER: First, let’s define libertarianism. Libertarianism is concerned … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Kushners

Keeping up with the Kushners  by Ilana Mercer  In itself, criminal justice reform for non-violent offenders is not anathema to Trump’s libertarian supporters. For what it symbolizes in the broader political context, however, the passing of the First Step Act—as … Continue reading

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Their Best are Yet to Come

Their Best are Yet to Come by Ilana Mercer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) used to trace outbreaks to Patient Zero, the index case—the first patient to get, then transmit, a disease. But is this government agency … Continue reading

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