Posts Tagged ‘ New York Times ’

Picking Up The Slack

Picking Up The Slack

One of the mainstays of this administration’s immigration policy is non-enforcement, coupled with an overwhelming tendency to deceive the public about what it is doing. Of course, its lapdogs in the mainstream media have been more than willing to facilitate this deception, so long as it bolsters the President’s chances of enacting an even...
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Rerun

Rerun

One of the most frustrating aspects of the debate over illegal immigration is the inescapable sense that we’re watching the performance of an ever-recurring, yet interminable and tedious, play. The proponents of amnesty regurgitate a series of formulaic talking points that we’ve become inured to, beginning with the specious assertion that “we’re not going...
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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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Sweet Little Lies

Sweet Little Lies

As sundry pundits, political consultants, and elected officials search for answers in the wake of the GOP’s decisive election loss, it’s worth noting that while the Republican Party yielded ground in the Senate, House of Representatives, and various state legislatures-to say nothing of its presidential nominee’s defeat-there were several important races where immigration patriots...
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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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Life & Art

Life & Art

That is one of the many unique artistic creations found at SMB Studio Arts Inc., an art studio/gallery in Eltingville, Staten Island which offers instruction to everyone from pre-school children to adults looking to pursue art as an avocation or career. I traveled there this past weekend for their Art & Music Event  intended to...
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Posturing

Posturing

Understand that America is God’s Crucible, the great Melting-Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming! Here you stand, good folk, think I, when I see them at Ellis Island, here you stand in your fifty groups, your fifty languages, and histories, and your fifty blood hatreds and rivalries. But you...
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Hurricane Sandy Update

Update to the Update: The Atlantic has some remarkable pictures of the storm.  More Hurricane Sandy photos and videos, courtesy of GizModo. The New York Daily News is tracking Sandy.  Atlantic City is living up to its name, and parts of the Bronx appear to be underwater. Connecticut is also being hit pretty hard....
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Storm of the Century

Storm of the Century

As Hurricane Sandy makes its approach, it’s important to have access to relevant, useful information. In addition to possible flooding in low-lying and coastal areas, there’s also a high wind warning from the National Weather Service. You can find more information about Sandy’s development by looking at an interactive tropical storm tracking map, courtesy of Newsday....
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