THE WAKE, AND FUNERAL, OF RAFAEL RAMOS

The wake of Rafael Ramos is taking place this afternoon.  (NOTE:  I erroneously blogged that the funeral was today (Friday).  The funeral will be held tomorrow.  Sorry for my mistake). My deepest condolences to his family and to the New York Police Department. May his soul rest in peace. And may President Obama shoot a below-par round of golf both days in Hawaii...

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“UNBROKEN”: SO-SO….BUT THE MOO SHU DISH WAS GREAT

Apropos of nothing political…. ….it\’s Christmas day and you\’re Jewish.  What do you do? You go to the movies and then out for Chinese food, of course. We, with two other couples, saw Unbroken yesterday afternoon at the Starplex Cinema in East Windsor, NJ ($5.50 a seat, you can\’t beat that).  The theater was mobbed.  The last time I saw this...

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GUEST EDITORIAL: MARK LEVIN

Mark Levin\’s words, verbatim: Myblood has been boiling, I\’ve been grinding my teeth, listening to allthis, watching this, two dead police officers, murdered. President ofthe United States issues a statement, a written statement. Theattorney general of the United States always wants to debate race, nowhere to be found. Another coward, anotherphony. Yes,they do have blood on their...

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“THE INTERVIEW”

Well, it has happened. Sony has released “The Interview” – which appears to be a no-better-than-OK B movie (I don\’t mean that insultingly, I mean it factually:  look at the reviews) – in a few hundred movie theaters and on line. Not surprisingly, there was a big rush to see it.  Probably more because doing so could “prove” the bravery, the...

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THE PARTY OF THE RICH

Think this blog is going to be about Republicans?  Think again. Given all the BS thrown about how the Koch brothers, and Karl Rove\’s PAC, and all those money-laden Republicans were trying to buy the 2014 midterm elections at the expense of poor, downtrodden Democrats – by liars like Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and the MSNBC crowd (among many others) – I don\’t...

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2014\’S BIGGEST WINNERS AND LOSERS

The estimable Paul Mirengoff, writing for powerlineblog.com, has put out a blog detailing who he thinks 2014\’s biggest winners and biggest losers are: Duringthe next few days, pundits will be designating their “winners andlosers” of 2014. There can be little doubt about the year\’s twobiggest winners. Clearly, they are Bashar al-Assad and ISIS. Thirdplace goes to Iran...

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A MERRY CHRISTMAS IN ISRAEL…AND WHY IT CAN HAPPEN

This is a very easy blog to write, because I\’m not writing anything. Following are excerpts from an essay written by Father Gabriel Nadaf , of the Aramean Christian community and the Israeli Christians Recruitment Forum.  Read it, then read the entire essay, and you\’ll understand: Rightnow, while Christians the world over are celebrating Christmas,entire communities...

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JUDGE LAURA JOHNSON DOUBLES DOWN

Yesterday I blogged about laura johnson, the New York City judge who released a “man” threatening to kill cops – one with a criminal record of violence and gun charges – without bail. Well, it turns out that she was just getting warmed up. Excerpted from Josh Saul, Jamie Schram and Bruce Golding\’s unbelievable article in today\’s New York...

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THE NEW YORK TIMES\’ PAEAN TO BILL DE BLASIO

How much does the New York Times love, and defend, Mayor bill de blasio? Here, from Michael M. Grynbaum and Nikita Stewart\’s article in yesterday\’s edition, is its latest Hallmark Card-quality paean to his glory: Mayor Bill de Blasio, confronting the gravest crisis of his young administration, has been by turns composed and defiant, empathetic and indignant...

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WHY DO JEWS EAT CHINESE FOOD ON CHRISTMAS DAY?

My wife says it\’s because Chinese restaurants are the only ones open then (that might have been true once, but not now). In any event, here is a sign posted by a Chnese Restaurant organization.  It supposedly is real…but even if it isn\’t, it\’s fun to look at: A merry, happy Christmas to all my Christian friends.  A recovery from all...

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WAITING FOR THE PROTESTS THAT WILL NOT TAKE PLACE

Today is December 24th.  Christmas eve. It has been 137 days since Michael Brown was shot and killed by Police Officer Darren Wilson.  There have been protests over the death of Brown – and, subsequently, Eric Garner – ever since.   The most ubiquitous tag line currently being used by the protesters is “Black Lives...

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A QUICK POINT ABOUT ANTONIO MARTIN

According to the account provided by radio station KSDK, Antonio Martinm, shot dead by a Berkeley, Missouri police officer after pointing a gun at him, had a criminal record, including arrests for armed robbery, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon. When do we see Michael Brown\’s juvenile record?  If he was nothing other than a “gentle giant”, as...

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GREEN-LIGHTING COP KILLERS

How do potential cop killers know at least some people are receptive to what they threaten? Read this excerpt from Josh Saul and Jamie Schram\’s article at nypost.com and you\’ll have your answer: ABrooklyn judge cut loose a gang member who had postedonline threats to gun down cops in the hours aftertwo NYPD officers were executed in their patrol car –...

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CREATING KKK RECRUITMENT MATERIAL

It may seem strange, but the consortium of Black activists and far left agitators who have been protesting for the past four months – first, over the death of Michael Brown and then over the death of Eric Garner – are now in the process of creating ku klux klan recruitment material. It\’s not like they intend to do so.  But they are creating them nonetheless. Take just last...

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