Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Miami Cannibal: The Devil Made Him Do It

This country has spent the last week lost in a horrible fascination of the actions of a naked cannibal killed by police in Miami.  Now, one person thinks that this face-muncher may have been under a spell. The Devil, you … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask. Obama Won’t Tell.

According to the MSM, you would think that the whole country is in favor of gay marriage. Facts are stubborn things. Last night, the voters of the Tar Heel State joined the citizens of 30 other American states in making … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying “Savagery”

Did you know that the Obama Administration has a defacto “Anti-Bullying Czar”?  No, it isn’t any of the wrestlers from the WWE, which has its own “Be A Star” Anti-Bullying Campaign. It is syndicated writer Dan Savage, author of a … Continue reading

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Anti-Bully Bullies

In one of the most incisive analyses I’ve read so far on the latest social crisis known as “bullying,” AmSpec’s Daniel Flynn properly notes that, as is so often the case when people react to a perceived injustice, the reaction … Continue reading

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The Frozen Incan Princess

I stumbled on this amazing story this morning and had to share it with you. It comes from a New York Times article via Kim MacQuarrie’s Peru & South America Blog: The maiden, the boy, the girl of lightning: they … Continue reading

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The Duke as Roman Centurion? Not So Much.

As my Eastern orthodox friend would always say on Easter, “Christos Voskrese!” – which means “Christ Has Risen!” It’s the most important phrase on the most important day of the Christian calendar. On this Easter Monday, I would like to … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin and the Race-Baiting Vultures

The controversy around the death of Trayvon Martin continues. Former NAACP leader C.L. Bryant is accusing Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton of “exploiting” the Trayvon Martin tragedy to “racially divide this country.” “His family should be outraged at the fact … Continue reading

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Hunger Games: Where Progressives Want To Take Us

I saw the much-anticipated and highly touted debut of The Hunger Games this weekend and found the movie to be apropos given the current political climate. The Games, which raked in a record-breaking $214 million between the U.S. and Canada, has made for interesting discussion – … Continue reading

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From Star Wars to The Hunger Games

The biggest box office hit in America right now is The Hunger Games.  In fact, it isn’t just setting records – it’s  breaking them. Lionsgate’s record-shattering The Hunger Games opened with $68.25M grosses for Friday’s North American box office, including $19.75M in … Continue reading

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Out of All Bad, Some Good Things Come

In the Spanish of the Cuban upper crust – whence Gloria Estefan derives her lineage – the operative phrase for this delightful song is “No hay mal que por bien no venga,” from her hugely successful 1993 album Mi Tierra … Continue reading

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