Posts Tagged ‘ New York City ’

Arts & Letters

Arts & Letters

Like much of this country, the Tri-State Area is filled with people whose ancestry-however far removed-can be traced back to Ireland. Either the Irish Republic itself, or the six counties constituting Northern Ireland-including its political and symbolic center, marked by the stone inscription seen  above. Last week I partook of an evening celebrating the...
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Muzzling Dissent

  A habitual tendency of the open borders left, the left in general, is to suppress-or attempt to, at the very least-opinions and ideas which contradict its dogma. Not content with an Orwellian manipulation of the language in order to achieve its ideological goals, it seeks to stamp out any effort at engendering legitimate...
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Speaking Up For Americans

Hat Tip: Vigilant Squirrel Brigade and New York ICE.
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Mr. Mayor

Mr. Mayor

As most you probably know, Edward I. Koch is no longer with us. After a protracted battle with pneumonia, among other ailments, the three term mayor of this city finally succumbed to the limitations of age. As well as being a career politician and often contrarian Democrat, Ed Koch was-as the photo above indicates-a decorated...
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The Forgotten Borough

The Forgotten Borough

Living in this city your entire life gives one the opportunity to experience things you would not normally encounter in any other part of the country. Many of these experiences are deeply unpleasant and disturbing, including periodic attempts, with varying degrees of success, by terrorists to blow up large sections of it, along with its inhabitants....
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Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Even though the New York Metropolitans is not Major League Baseball’s most storied franchise, the team does have its ardent supporters.  If you happen to be one, or even if you’re not but would like to spend a pleasant spring day watching a somewhat professional baseball team play at Citi Field-seen in the photo above-the Mets are offering...
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Brown Pride

Brown Pride

We don’t often cover the sporting news at American Rattlesnake, but after Cain Velasquez’s decisive victory over mixed martial arts rival Junior Dos Santos yesterday I thought it appropriate to revisit a post from last year where we examined the identity politics behind these fighters’ first matchup.
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Una Fraude

Una Fraude

Although many on the left have a vested interest in denying it exists at all costs, the ineluctable truth of the matter is that voter fraud is a widespread phenomenon. Whether it is so rampant that it influences the outcome of major elections, as some maintain, or has unseated incumbent congressmen in past races,...
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Legacy of Love

Legacy of Love

Most of you are aware of the horrific murder which took the life of independent actor and filmmaker, as well as loving wife and mother, Adrienne Shelly over six years ago. We’ve chronicled the struggle her widower Andrew Ostroy has waged in order to bring to account the negligent employers who allowed criminal alien...
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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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