Category Archives: Israel’s Gaza War

Eternal Fighting

Things change. In a speech in the Senate on September 16, 1981, Barry Goldwater said this: On religious issues there can be little or no compromise. There is no position on which people are so immovable as their religious beliefs. … Continue reading

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The Sound and the Fury

Many pretentious and angry young men – and there may be no other kind, save for the infinitely irritating Justin Bieber – commit that passage from Shakespeare to memory: To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from … Continue reading

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Grudging Thanks

Thanksgiving has rolled around again, and thankfully it’s one of our secular holidays. Fox News cannot go on a tear about how merchants are making Jesus cry by wishing folks Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas, all part of the … Continue reading

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Dead Cat Week

Wall Street guys – and they’re almost all guys of course – love their animal metaphors. When the markets jump up, day after day after day, that’s a Bull Market – you grab the rope and ride the raging bull … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

It’s obvious that war is far easier than diplomacy, and, in a way, far more effective. Rather than the slow process where each side in whatever the dispute is works out a way for each side to get pretty much … Continue reading

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