Archive for November, 2012

Europe’s Doormat

Dogmatism and obfuscation mark virtually any media discussion of the subject of immigration-a pattern which holds true both domestically and abroad-but Sky News managed to conduct a good interview of Nigel Farage, standard bearer for the UK Independence Party, nonetheless. The Week provides a brief summary of what caused  two caring English foster parents...
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Red Star Rising

Red Star Rising

To live in New York is to be surrounded by people suffering from various pathologies, many of whom you encounter on a daily basis if-like most of us-you use public transportation. Living here also means being surrounded by Marxists of varying hues, including Maoists, Trotskyites, and-as the photograph above illustrates, supporters of the Democratic...
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Christmas Spirit

Christmas Spirit

In the spirit of generosity that characterizes the Christmas season, some residents of Staten Island have decided to start a toy drive for the families who have been impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Details, courtesy of Kelley McCarthy and Dominick Andreana, can be found below. Every holiday season our fellow community member Dominick Andreana hosts a toy drive for...
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Manufactured Reality

Manufactured Reality

One of the chief distinctions between the anti-Israel rally and the slightly smaller, yet equally exuberant, pro-Israel counter-demonstration held in Times Square this weekend was the sentiments expressed by the participants. While the former vocalized their antipathy towards Israel and the United States and demanded ordinary Israelis be punished-through measures such as the BDS...
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National Day of Action (Hurricane Sandy Relief)

National Day of Action (Hurricane Sandy Relief)

One of the communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy is the Rockaways, a peninsula of Long Island located in the borough of Queens. Known for its many Irish and Irish-American residents, this part of New York City-among other neighborhoods-will be the beneficiary of outreach by a coalition of Irish organizations this coming Saturday. You can...
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Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day

On this holiday, we would just like to extend our gratitude to all of our readers. For those of you who are still following American Rattlesnake, we give thanks. One thing we can all be thankful for is that Agent Jesus “Chito” Diaz is no longer separated from his family because of a manifestly...
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Palestinian By Proxy

Palestinian By Proxy

One image taken from the pro-Hamas rally held by Al-Awda NY, among other anti-Israel organizations, in Times Square this weekend. I wish I could say that it was anomalous in some way, but the inexorable truth is that the physically and intellectually etiolated creature you see above was probably as representative of the spirit...
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Preparing A Feast (Hurricane Sandy Concert)

Preparing A Feast (Hurricane Sandy Concert)

The musician above is Nehedar, one of the talented artists showcased in a concert held at Fontana’s last week whose proceeds were earmarked for victims of Hurricane Sandy. In addition to the donations collected from ticket sales and merchandise, attendees were also able to contribute to Masbia, a nonprofit soup kitchen and food pantry in Brookyn and Queens,...
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Hurricane Sandy Aftermath (Staten Island)


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More Giving Opportunities (Hurricane Sandy Relief)

Here’s a quick rundown of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts being organized around New York State and in cyberspace-in addition to the relief mission by Heritage Baptist Church tomorrow morning. -This Sunday, from 4 to 10 PM, there will be a Sandy Relief Jam held at Mulcahy’s on Long Island. -Care for Sandy is offering...
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