Tag Archives: Pat Buchanan

In The Trump Years

These are the Trump years. Things always get stranger: An autopsy found that financier Jeffrey Epstein sustained multiple breaks in his neck bones, according to two people familiar with the findings, deepening the mystery about the circumstances around his death. … Continue reading

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All-American Shaming

Americans used to know all about shame. High school kids used to have to read The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne’s dismal tale of the Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony during the years 1642 to 1649 – the tale of the … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin

Some of us won’t be watching much of the Winter Olympics from Sochi, but not because the sport of curling is obscure without being the least bit interesting, and far too Canadian, or that guys on skis shooting rifles at … Continue reading

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Something Else Entirely

Some things you remember even if they happened long ago. And long ago, teaching English to late adolescents at that fancy prep school in upstate New York – in those Dead Poets Society years – the seventies, actually – it … Continue reading

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Talking About Race

White guys shouldn’t talk about race. What do they know about being black, or Hispanic, or Asian, or whatever? You’re just going to get sanctimonious feel-good uninformed liberal crap – mostly scolding and shaming and holier-than-thou nonsense – or that … Continue reading

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Losing It

As a rule, liberals don’t collect knick-knacks. It’s a matter of temperament. The need to hang onto souvenirs – ticket stubs from some odd concert long ago or the old high school letter-sweater or that special Christmas tree ornament – … Continue reading

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The Last Wasp

In early 1995 they were gone. The Los Angeles Rams were gone, off to St. Louis. And Los Angeles, the second largest city in America, and the second largest media market, was without a National Football League team. It was … Continue reading

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