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John Wayne: American

Tweet Scott Eyman’s superb new biography, “John Wayne: The Life and Legend” is an exhaustive look at Wayne’s long life and career as Hollywood’s most iconic star. Eyman points out time and again that Duke—no one called him John, Jack, or his birth name, Marion—was not just Hollywood’s greatest star, but a symbol of America […]

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ObamaCare and IRS in Action: American Citizen + Cancer – Insurance = Enemy of the State

Tweet ObamaCare was never about health, never about insurance, and never concerned with the poor and disadvantaged. Those are simply the rhetorical means by which the Democrat party seized and continues to seize unprecedented levers of power. Democrats achieve their aims by taxing the middle class—calling them rich— and creating a whirlwind of oppressive laws […]

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ObamaCare: The War Against the American People

Tweet We keep hearing that ObamaCare will collapse. Some pundits suggest that because the law is so flawed, such an unworkable Leviathan, it will implode through its own imperfections. We the people don’t have to do anything but sit on the sidelines and watch. Seriously?

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Obama: The Government Is Us…

Tweet   Obama: “We can’t just take comfort in being cynical. We all have a stake in government success, because the government is us, and we’re doing things right.” Of course, this is consistent with Obama’s infamous “You didn’t build that” lecture.

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Passover 2013: Of Slaves, Slavery, Judenrat, Kapos and America

Tweet Tonight begins the holiday of Passover in which Jews celebrate deliverance from Egyptian bondage. In order to escape the shackles of slavery, the vast machinery of the mighty Egyptian state had to be crushed. Those who wielded absolute power were reduced to nothingness. G-d did this not only to diminish the physical power of […]

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The Seraphic Secret Study of Fat Lesbians

Tweet Yesterday, Seraphic Secret reported that the Obama administration is going to spend $1.5 million tax dollars to find out why lesbians are fat. This is, after all, a burning social issue that demands attention by the federal government. Because we are concerned, patriotic citizens, Seraphic Secret has conducted its own study of fat lesbians—at […]

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Obama to Spend $1.5 Million to Find Out Why Lesbians Are Fat

Tweet Okay, Seraphic Secret admits that $1.5 million is not a lot of money. Not anymore. President Obama and the Democrats have so redefined the concept of money and debt, that anything below trillions and billions, is barely worthy of note. But this $1.5 million dollar grant—your tax dollars at work—to answer the burning question: […]

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We The Government

Tweet Obama’s SOTU in brief: Raise the minimum wage. This is a job killer. Spend more in infrastructure. Higher taxes. We’ve been here before. It was called shovel-ready jobs. Which Obama famously yucked-up as not-so-ready.

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Days of Heaven

Tweet There was a moment on my walk this morning, at about 5:30 a.m., when I just stopped dead in my tracks and watched the horizon change from blue-black to blushing violet. In the movie industry, this stretch of time is known as magic hour. Cinematographers who shoot in these few precious moments, if they […]

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Let’s Ban Fat People

Tweet   The progressive playbook goes like this: create a national emergency and then fix it through government intervention. In my lifetime the left has brought us: 1. Global Overpopulation — Solution: abortion and higher taxes for couples who choose to have more than one child. 2. Global Freezing — Solution: higher taxes that fund […]

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Purim for Catholics

Tweet Today is the Fast Of Purim. And tonight we read the Book of Esther. Once upon a time, in the ancient Persian kingdom, there arose a government bureaucrat named Haman, a power-hungry Jew-hater who used the machinery of big government to contrive a genocide of the Jewish people. He told King Achashverosh that the […]

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Child’s School Lunch Confiscated By Government Official

Tweet They are doing it because it’s good for you. They are doing it because it’s good for society. They are doing it because it’s cost effective. They are doing it because they have a degree in it. They are doing it because like Plato’s philosopher king they think long and hard about it while […]

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Honesty Is Not The Best Policy — If You’re A Liberal

Tweet Karen alerted me to this TV and radio propaganda by Let’s Move, Michelle Obama’s—c/o your tax dollars—fitness campaign. Outraged and disgusted, we sat down and wrote this post together. As you will see the message of the Let’s Move commercial is quite simple: Lying to your children is fine because, y’know, it’s good for […]

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Obama’s War Against America

Tweet On Monday, Teamsters union President Jimmy Hoffa, Jr., described the Tea Party and congressional Republicans as “sons of bitches” and called for a war against them. Hoffa, a thuggish demagogue, worked up the crowd for Obama by saying: “President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let’s take these sons of […]

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  • Annual Ariel Avrech
    Memorial Lectures

    Young Israel of Century City
    Eleventh: June 8, 2014
    Michael Medved: "Shifting Alliances: Why Liberals No Longer Reliably Support Israel — And Conservatives Do." Blog Post | Audio (mp3 97MB)
    Tenth: June 9, 2013
    David Horowitz: "The War Against Judaism on the University Campus." Blog Post | Audio (mp3 16MB)
    Ninth: June 3, 2012
    Joel B. Pollak: "The Mainstream Media's Betrayal of Israel." Blog Post | Audio (mp3 15MB)
    Eighth: June 5, 2011
    Yossi Klein Halevi: "What is Expected of a Survivor People: Lessons My Father Taught Me." Blog Post | Audio (mp3 18MB)
    Seventh: June 13, 2010
    Dennis Prager: "Happiness is a Mitzvah, Not an Emotion." Blog Post | Audio (mp3 80MB)
    Sixth: June 21, 2009
    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky: "Conformity in Jewish Life: Vice, Virtue or Affectation?" Blog Post | Audio (mp3 64MB)
    Fifth: June 15, 2008
    Rabbi Dr. Gil S. Perl: "What Was the Rosh Yeshiva Reading: Intellectual Openness in 19th Century Lithuania." Blog Post | Audio (mp3 70MB)
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