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Deadly Rift between Dems and Israel

Deadly Rift between Dems and Israel by Ilana Mercer “A toxic rift opens between Democrats and Israel,” blared a Washington Post headline. This, “after the nation refused entry to two members of Congress.” The two members are representatives Rashida Tlaib, … Continue reading

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Color-Coded Theory

Color-Coded Theory by Ilana Mercer A CNN profiler was speaking about the El Paso shooting, on August 6, in which 22 people were murdered by an angry white man. She blamed the killer’s sense of white privilege. Mass murder carried … Continue reading

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Reform, in Name Only

Reform, in Name Only Bill Hartley returns to prison Along with other departments, the Ministry of Justice was required by the coalition government to undertake budget cuts. Prisons were particularly hard hit and according to the Prison Governors Association there … Continue reading

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Dem’s Dystopia

Dem’s Dystopia by Ilana Mercer How does one distill the worldview of the Democrats vying for their party’s presidential nomination? Outrace each other on racial righteousness? End Anglo-America? Welcome the World? Evict the unborn? Speak Spanish; English is your second language? … Continue reading

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Perfidious Albion

Perfidious Albion The United States’ Entry into the First World War: the Role of British and German Diplomacy, Justin Quinn Olmstead, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2018, hb, 206 pp, reviewed by Leslie Jones In 1914, the majority of Americans wanted … Continue reading

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Something Missing in Propertius

Something Missing in Propertius   by Darrell Sutton Readers can be perplexed by the arguments that textual critics employ when they emend the wording of ancient writers. Critics’ trains of thought are not easy to follow at times; but assiduity is … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, August 2019

ENDNOTES, August 2019 In this edition: Pergolesi, A Neapolitan Stabat Mater; the film music of Gerard Schurmann, reviewed by Stuart Millson From the extraordinary across-the-centuries choral archive that is the ICSM/CHRONOS record label, comes one of the most surprising and dazzlingly … Continue reading

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Obituary – Feliks Wegierski,

Obituary – Feliks Wegierski by Apolonja (Pola) Maria Kojder Feliks Wegierski was born in Dzialdowo, in north-western, pre-war Poland, in 1923. He showed an early aptitude for sketching and drawing, and carved small wooden toys for his eight siblings (three … Continue reading

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Borders are Beautiful

Borders are Beautiful by Ilana Mercer  In a previous post we posed the following question: “Do we still have a country, when every single passive, non-aggressive act taken to repel people crossing into our country is considered de facto illegal, or … Continue reading

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Poland, in World War II

Poland, in World War II by Mark Wegierski During the more than seven decades following the end of World War II, an ongoing stream of disinformation from various quarters e.g., the former Soviet Union and left-wing British circles, has clouded … Continue reading

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