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Dem Debate #2: Brainy Buttigieg Prediction Bears Out

June 28, 2019

by Heather Robinson

Yesterday I speculated as to whether President Trump felt any of the Democratic 2020 hopefuls was a threat, and noted that the only one he’s nicknamed – aside from frontrunners “Sleepy Joe” Biden and Bernie “Nutty...

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Dem Debate #1: Who Will Next be Nicknamed?

June 27, 2019

by Heather Robinson

Last night was the first Democratic Primary debate, and both Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii – pictured above) and Cory Booker (D-New Jersey) made strong showings, while Beto O’Rourke petered out. Personally, I thought Tim Ryan...

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Why Religious Movies Like ‘Breakthrough’ Are Attracting Non-Believers

May 19, 2019

by Heather Robinson

From The New York Post

In the movie “Breakthrough,” a Midwestern Christian mother, played with uncanny realism by Chrissy Metz of NBC’s prime-time hit “This is Us,” relentlessly prods doctors to save her son, even after...

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Child Abuse by the Anti-Bullying Hard Left

January 28, 2019

by Heather Robinson

I’ve debated whether or not to write about the brouhaha between the Covington boys and the Native American elder and the black Israelites, and the subsequent media frenzy. But if I don’t write something, I will be as disgusted with...

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David Rosner, 53, Marine, Writer, and Comic, Rest in Peace

December 27, 2018

by Heather Robinson

Just heard the tragic news that my old friend, David Rosner, USMC,  died suddenly in Washington DC earlier this month. Dave, who had recently been working at the Pentagon, was a Marine Corp veteran who served as an intelligence officer...

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Why Hollywood Just Can’t Get It Right When It Comes to Women

December 27, 2018

by Heather Robinson

From The New York Post

Two-thousand and eighteen was the year of the female avenger in popular culture. In a year bookended by Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes exhortation for greater representation of female stories and the death of...

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Ford vs. Kavanaugh: Where is the Evidence?

September 28, 2018

Today, as most of the country knows, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate – she to accuse him of sexual assault some 35 years ago, he to defend his life’s work, his good name,...

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What Mr. Rogers Understood About NYC Neighborhoods

June 25, 2018

by Heather Robinson

From The New York Post

Mister Rogers would’ve been sad about the way we treat each other.

That thought occurred to me as I sat in a Kips Bay theater one afternoon last week, escaping the heat and watching “Won’t You Be My...

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Iraqi Parliamentarian, Friend of US and Israel, Calls for ‘Mideast Summit’ as Islamists Burn Ballots in Baghdad

June 19, 2018

by Heather Robinson

From The Algemeiner

Last week, as Islamists burned ballot boxes in Baghdad, Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi — whose unconventional career in Parliament has included championing normalized relations between his country...

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Iraqi Foreign Ministry Officials Tried to Shelter Alleged Rapist, Murderer of Jewish Teen, Says Parliamentarian

June 12, 2018

by Heather Robinson

 

Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi told me Tuesday that officials in Iraq’s foreign ministry attempted to prevent the extradition to Germany of a man accused of raping and murdering a German-Jewish teenager.

Susanna Maria Feldman,...

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