Posts Tagged ‘ Cuba ’

Inside The Mind Of A “Mad Man”

Inside The Mind Of A “Mad Man”

Update: Here’s a link to a somewhat more concise review I did for Goodreads.  One of the most common critiques of contemporary American society, and Western culture more broadly, is its purported enthrallment to the opiate of celebrity. The notion that ordinary Americans are so dumbfounded by popular entertainment that they can’t understand linear,...
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The Rising Cost Of Chavismo

The Rising Cost Of Chavismo

The brutal authoritarianism and contempt for free expression the current Venezuelan president inherited from his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, continue to mark the reign of Nicolas Maduro. Even as hyperinflation erases the savings of hard-working Venezuelans and crime tears apart their communities, Chavez’s hand-picked successor crushes any attempt at divorcing their country from a wholly...
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Old Glory

Old Glory

We mark the official commemoration of the date, 236 years ago today, when the flag Americans-although not all who live in this country-currently salute was adopted by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. One of the ways of honoring our flag is by defending the values it represents, and we can think of no...
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The Marxists of May

The Marxists of May

  Update: The Silent Majority No More has some great coverage of the May Day absurdity, which I urge you all to check out for yourselves! One of the perennial problems faced by the left is the inclination to either devolve into myopic, sectarian bands, or to remain so diffuse and broad in its...
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Feet In Two Worlds

Feet In Two Worlds

One of the themes we’ve emphasized on American Rattlesnake this year is the damage inflicted upon American society by ill-conceived policies of refugee resettlement carried out by the federal government. Unlike past generations of refugees who came here from nations behind the Iron Curtain, Cuba, or other Communist states, the ones transplanted to the...
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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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Philadelphia Phreedom (Part II)

Philadelphia Phreedom (Part II)

That is a photograph of the very demonstrative State Senator Mike Doherty, whose address to the Paul faithful was interrupted by the man everyone had come to Philadelphia to see, accompanied-as always-by his charming wife, Carol. Senator Doherty was the penultimate speaker in a stable of high profile Paul supporters who took the stage across...
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Does The Hispanic Vote Matter?

Does The Hispanic Vote Matter?

In the Republican Presidential primaries, successful candidates have supported strong immigration enforcement policies. It is not the only key to success. Michele Bachman had the most unequivocal stance against amnesty and open borders, but didn’t make it past the Iowa Caucuses. Newt Gingrich is famously weak on the issue, and enjoyed early fleeting success....
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Occupy Wall Street (Part IV)

Occupy Wall Street (Part IV)

This will be my fourth photo essay documenting the encampment at Zuccotti Park. After embedding themselves within this section of lower Manhattan for well over a month, the protest movement known as Occupy Wall Street has developed into a small, albeit extremely controversial, community. While I was walking around the park I did notice...
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Return To Zuccotti Park

Return To Zuccotti Park

 That is a photo of myself and Andrew Wilkow, host of the Wilkow Majority on the Sirius XM Patriot channel, standing outside of Zuccotti Park. He was there this weekend co-hosting a live remote with David Webb, seen below, at the scene of Occupy Wall Street. 
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