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Wearing America Down

Sometimes Mel Brooks is useful. Sometimes Blazing Saddles is useful. Sometimes Madeline Kahn as Lili von Shtupp – the “Teutonic Titwillow” – is useful. There she is singing I’m Tired (badly) to a saloon full of raucous loutish cowboys in … Continue reading

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When America Must Fail

America patted itself on the back when we elected our first black president in 2008 – we were finally a post-racial society, and we could finally talk about other things. It was like Blazing Saddles – the hip new black … Continue reading

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