Monthly Archives: November 2011

An Inconvenient Truth

       The several decade long crusade to achieve directorship of the western world’s economies through the mantra of stopping so-called anthropogenic global warming is finally beginning to come up against the rocks of unbiased scientific analysis.  As leaders of … Continue reading

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The Dish and the Duke of Wellington

     The holiday season was made for re-connecting with the family and engorging on great food.  I am lucky to have a mother who is a fabulous cook and upon the occasion of holiday, I get to sit back and … Continue reading

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Brother, Can You Spare A Euro?

        The sound of cracking foundation was audibly prevalent in the power centers of Europe this past week, and sent shudders throughout the world.  Having only recently applied a finger to the dike of the crushing debt obligations of … Continue reading

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The Disappearing Will

      Max Boot has a definitive article in this week’s Weekly Standard regarding the progress being made by American forces in their “hold and build” strategy in southern Afghanistan, and collective yawn back home in a tired nation that cares … Continue reading

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People We Should Know #18 – Itzak Perlman

            The most difficult instrument to play in the world has been left to only a small group of musicians to evoke its best qualities and conquer its tyrannical restrictions. The violin, a stringed instrument perhaps most closely tied … Continue reading

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