Category Archives: Writing Politics

Gun-Toting Rivals + Is HC a Feminist but Not an Intersectionalist? Or is HC Not Really Human?

Take a look at Renee Ellmers’s opposition. Kay Ryon Daly is running against the Honorable Renee Ellmers in North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district. Not only is she pro-gun (obviously, and undoubtedly not an issue that divides their two candidacies), but … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton “On Women” — Now & Then; Here (U.S.A.) & There (China)

Somehow I keep hearing that folks don’t have enough time to listen. Really?  I always have 1 minute and 43 seconds.  Now, if you do a little digging (archives), you will have to listen longer to discover HC’s position on … Continue reading

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Death by Triangulation – why HC should or should not declare her Democratic Candidacy

When a print publication’s most popular foreign-policy headline is “Obama threatened to shoot down Israeli warplanes” and the CPAC straw poll has Rand Paul winning and Scott Walker “surging,” while CPAC attendees would have “walked out on Jeb,” it would … Continue reading

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Stand by Your Man: Roger Ailes, Bill O’Reilly & the Life of Brian

Am I surprised NBC suspended Brian Williams? Am I surprised Bill O’Reilly is being backed up? Nope. After growing up Republican in what is now Tea Party territory, I know there is one word for Fox’s Roger Ailes — and … Continue reading

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Stand By Your Man: Roger Ailes, Bill O’Reilly, and the Life of Brian

by Professor Ruth O’Brien & Frederic D. O’Brien (a.k.a. Fred Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor, National Review) Am I surprised NBC suspended Brian Williams? Am I surprised Bill O’Reilly is being backed up? Nope. After growing up Republican in what is now … Continue reading Continue reading

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Court Cultural Clash Round 2: American Anti-Terrorism Act

    PROF. O’BRIEN: The New York Times called it again — it’s a “huge victory” that will “strengthen Israel’s claim that the supposedly more moderate Palestinian forces were directly linked to terrorism.” The U.S. District Court located in Manhattan … Continue reading Continue reading

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More Danish than Dutch

After a friendly tolerant discussion about different European nation-states at the in-house publishing dinner-time discussion, we’re making the following argument adjustment (i.e. developmental editing).  We deleted one sentence from last Friday’s blog deciding it’s more Danish than Dutch. Stay tuned … Continue reading Continue reading

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Re-Educating Muslims, Nederlander (Dutch)-Style

  by Professor Ruth O’Brien & Frederic D. O’Brien (a.k.a. Fred Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor, National Review) Could you get more moralistic? Don’t forget the Golden Empire, or The Embarrassment of Riches, as Simon Schama called it in a culturally sensitive and astute … Continue reading

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Can Jon Be Replaced?

Dunno.  Even though Jon Stewart is leaving the Daily Show because, as he explains it, he is “slightly restless” — this does not resonate in any authentic way with me. And even if it is true (or should I say also … Continue reading Continue reading

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OUT OF THE FRYING PAN, INTO THE FIRE – JEFF BEZOS & J.K. ROWLINGS’ COMMUNICATION OR CHATTER

Amazon is likening its new phone to a fire? Makes sense, I suppose. It’s burning down all the boundaries. It’s setting all the so-called “physical books” ablaze. . . . But how can even one piece in the New York … Continue reading

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