Blog

My running commentary on events: local, national, and international. Areas of special interest include Israel, Iraq, and dissidents in the Muslim world.

Fred Thompson: the Gen-X Republican

September 7, 2007

Fred Thompson, formerly Watergate prosecutor, lobbyist, actor, and U.S. Senator from Tennessee, announced his candidacy for President of the United States Wednesday evening on Jay Leno’s show. This guy reminds me of my friends and me....

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The Truth About Iraq: We Say Karate, Iran Says Crowbar

September 5, 2007

Over a year and a half ago, Mithal al-Alusi, a courageous Iraqi politician about whom I have written for The Wall Street Journal, who has lost more than his life in the struggle to build a democratic Iraq, told me that Iran had...

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She Devil?

August 20, 2007

Is Ann Coulter the Devil Incarnate? According to John Edwards, she is a “She-Devil.” Are we to assume that if Mr. Edwards is elected President we can look forward to witch trials at which he will burn his opponents at the stake? The...

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The Security Fence is Gorgeous

August 20, 2007

After being treated for years to media descriptions of Israel’s security fence as an eyesore, imagine my surprise to discover, while riding along the Jerusalem highway, that it is gorgeous. Those sections cordoning...

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Three Cheers for Diversity

July 8, 2007

James Taranto had some interesting commentary on the so-called “diversity” of the would-be bombers last week in London. Could they have anything in common philosophically?

Could there be a common thread?

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Image Test 2

September 24, 1993

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Audio Test

May 9, 1990

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