Monthly Archives: June 2010

A time for not choosing

If only Barack Obama still functioned, we’d have someone in authority to tell us that George Will’s latest column on the need to choose, now – preferably by the time you’re done reading this post at the latest – between

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…and take all our separate planets with us

If you’re going to declare someone else to be insane, your diagnosis will be easier to credit if it’s not couched in absurdities.  Here’s the conclusion of Gabriel Schoenfeld’s post today at The Weekly Standard blog: The outpouring  of condemnation from

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Fight Them All Together: The Conservative Reaction to the "Ground Zero Mosque"

Why this building, there? Leaving aside some melodrama – “insane,” “looming horror,” “surrender” – that question sums up much conservative reaction to Cordoba House, a.k.a. “The Ground Zero Mosque,” a project of the the Cordoba Initiative (CI) that last week

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Some perspective, please…

“Memory Foundations” – from Studio Daniel Liebeskind’s master site plan for the rebuilding of the World Trade Center Site

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Imam McCarthy’s newest fatwa

At NRO/The Corner, reliable anti-Islamist Andy McCarthy calls for opposition to Cordoba House today, recalling the protests that he believes helped stop plans to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in Manhattan. That dissent was enough to forestall the trial, but it

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