Tag Archives: East Jerusalem

Diplomatic Pickles

Diplomacy is hard. You have to say the right thing in the right way, to get the other party to do what you want when they’d rather not. Will Rogers said it’s the art of saying “nice doggie” until you … Continue reading

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You Can’t Go Home Again

Blame Thomas Wolfe and his problems with his hometown, Asheville, up in the tired mountains of North Carolina, the Great Smoky Mountains. Those mountains are aptly named. Asheville is that quiet town where they locked up Zelda Fitzgerald in that … Continue reading

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The Joy of Chanting Israel First

It was supposed to blow over, but it didn’t – Vice President Biden goes to Israel to do the usual we-stand-by-you thing – just so they don’t get nervous and go off and nuke everything they can find in Iran … Continue reading

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