Posts Tagged ‘ New York Times ’

Antisocial Media (Seavey and Perry Discuss Proper Netiquette)

Antisocial Media (Seavey and Perry Discuss Proper Netiquette)

What better way to celebrate Halloween than listening to the latest podcast of Seavey and Perry on Culture, which explores the terrifying contemporary phenomenon known as Facebook?! In addition to plumbing the depths of social media, we also tackle Michael Keaton’s latest attempt to recapture his 1980s box office mojo, as well as the...
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Fates Worse Than Ebola

Fates Worse Than Ebola

Update: The passenger from Lagos who died on an Arik Air flight to New York recently suffered from cardiac arrest, and is not believed to have contracted Ebola, according to the CDC.  The public face of the Ebola epidemic, now that Thomas Eric Duncan has expired, is unquestionably Thomas Frieden, the current head of...
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A Gruesome Crime

A Gruesome Crime

Many of you will remember this site’s description of El Narco, a wonderfully illuminating and disturbing look into the world of the transnational cartels which have embedded themselves within Mexican society written by British investigative journalist Ioan Grillo. Mr. Grillo has just published an insightful op-ed, in the New York Times that explores the grisly...
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Celebrating Constitution Week

Celebrating Constitution Week

Constitution Week, 9/13/14 Bitfire Inc. 320 West 37th Street Suite 600 New York, NY  10018 The political impact of the Tea Party is a subject which has been debated ceaselessly over the course of the past six years. Even as it has made tremendous strides in mobilizing public opposition to disastrous statist manipulations of...
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Immigration Reform Theater

Immigration Reform Theater

Marketwatch clues us in.  It’s unequivocally good news for investors: More immigration equals cheaper labor, whether that’s provided for picking corn or processing computer code, with a possible rise in aggregate demand to boot.  It’s likely good for the broader economy, though the benefits flow mostly to the rich. In a study that the White...
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The Gray Lady Shows Her Slip

The Gray Lady Shows Her Slip

  Followers of this website need not be reminded of the baleful influence the New York Times has had upon immigration policy debates for the better part of five decades. However, the recent flurry of extraconstitutional edicts promulgated by the Obama administration regarding this subject has led its editorial board to engage in even...
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New Yorkers Win!

New Yorkers Win!

We don’t often have cause to celebrate the actions of the New York State Senate, but our legislators made a wise decision yesterday by rejecting the Dream Act. Congratulations to the Republican majority, as well as the two courageous Democrats who rejected what was almost certainly intense pressure to truckle to the demands of...
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Undocumented New Yorkers

Undocumented New Yorkers

In addition to ridding the streets of those accursed horse-drawn carriages, i.e. rewarding campaign contributors, one of the chief priorities of the Di Blasio administration is the institution of  municipal identification cards for those beleaguered illegal aliens huddling in the shadows. This website has explored at length the reasons why this experiment is such...
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Read It And Weep

For this nation’s future, if nothing else. Bob Goodlatte has been flip flopping at a ferocious clip recently-even for a politician almost entirely devoid of principles-but don’t think for a moment that he isn’t trying to fulfill the wishes of the cheap labor lobby. A new report by the National Foundation For American Policy...
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John Boehner and K Street Thuggery (Stand With Rush)

John Boehner and K Street Thuggery (Stand With Rush)

The treason lobby is trying to finish the work it began last year, when the Senate passed Marco Rubio’s amnesty bill, although the issue is getting very little coverage within the drive-by media. Fox News, however, broadcast a story exploring how the Chamber of Commerce-the spear tip of the drive to expand the pool...
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