Monthly Archives: February 2007

China’s Oil Syndrome

My friend James Kirkchik reminds us of the real blood-for-oil superpower, China, which, because of all the unpleasantness in the Middle East, has been conducting its business with impunity: When Hu visited al-Bashir in Khartoum, all he had to offer … Read More

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Be Nice, or We’ll Crush You

From: John Derbyshire To: Joey Kurtzman Subject: The flame of thoughtful conservatism burns low All right, Joey, I will indulge your curiosity. If tomorrow I submitted a piece to National Review saying, “Kevin MacDonald is really onto something. He’s doing … Read More

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Shvitz Spritz: Huh?

What were they smoking? [Ynet] Jews do Liszt best. [Jewlicious] No, sadly there are far too many misogynists out there whose poetry rhymes with bite me and don't give a shit. [No, Sadly] Have we already had a Jewish President? … Read More

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Today’s Moment of Auden

The Ogre does what ogres can, Deeds quite impossible for Man, But one prize is beyond his reach: The Ogre cannot master speech. About a subjugated plain, Among its desperate and slain, The Ogre stalks with hands on hips, While … Read More

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Reminder Number 6,734,217 That Religion And Politics Don’t Mix

Last week in England David Cameron, the leader of the Tory party, made a comment about how he wants his daughter to go to a Church of England school. This is normal, because CoE schools are generally better than their … Read More

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Mondo Silliness

Philip Weiss has been outspoken in his support of Jimmy Carter's Palestine: Peace not Apartheid at MondoWeiss, the New York Observer blog, so it should come as no surprise that he's found a new sponsor in The American Conservative, the … Read More

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Tali’s Message In A Bottle

So what to do when your husband is a major recording artist and on the road a lot? Bake bread, apparently. Hasidic Reggae Rapper Matisyahu's wife Tali, an NYU Tisch alum and former film student, who met her husband while … Read More

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One Of Our Founding Fathers Might Have Been Sephardic

Researchers have concluded that there is a strong possibility that Thomas Jefferson might very well have been part Jewish. According to SFGate.Com, while there remains no genetic samples of Jefferson's DNA, the Y chromosome in living descendants can also be … Read More

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