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Judd Magilnick
Judd Magilnick is an international trade consultant based in Santa Monica, California.
by | Aug 22, 2014

He wuz robbed. Admit it, you neo-cons, paleo-cons, compassionates, country clubbers and decline-to-states: right now, in a just, moral, ordered universe, Mitt Romney should be President. He was right on Iraq and Benghazi, right on healthcare, immigration, and Russia. But…

by | Jan 18, 2013

Above: A fragment of Jacques-Louis David’s oil painting of the Coronation of Emperor Napoléon I and Coronation of the Empress Josephine in the Notre-Dame de Paris, December 2, 1804 Description: Joséphine kneels before Napoléon during his coronation at Notre Dame….

by | Nov 2, 2012

It’s a puzzlement: Why do leftists tolerate radical Islam? Begging the question: What does the man who Newsweek‘s cover declared is “the first gay president” think is going to happen once sharia comes to his zip code? Great minds are…

by | Jun 8, 2012

One of my all time favorite few seconds of cinema, ranking up there with Charles Foster Kane’s deathbed revelation and Bogie’s send off of Ilsa Laszlo, is from Talladega Nights (2006) and best tagged as “Don’t Put that Evil on…

by | May 13, 2011

Detective Tom Polhaus: [picks up the falcon] Heavy. What is it? Sam Spade: The, uh, stuff that dreams are made of. Detective Tom Polhaus: Huh? —The Maltese Falcon (film) To ignore history is reckless. To invert its lessons is suicide….

by | Aug 30, 2008

Today is the most important day in the national abortion debate since the Roe v Wade decision was handed down. By “voting with her foetus” Sarah Palin has changed the dynamic of the debate away from the perfectly polarized /it’s…

by | Aug 30, 2008

Is it too early to start consider changing the name of the Naval Observatory to the PalinDrome?

by | Feb 11, 2008

As Yogi would say, if George Orwell were alive today he’d be rolling in his grave. Speaking in Alexandria today, Obama scoffed at those who would criticize him for talking not just to our friends but also to our enemies….

by | Oct 24, 2007

For the sake of our collective survival, the English-speaking world needs to annually trumpet common achievements, values, and goals. Fortunately, the calendar contains an excellent date. Even better, the holiday’s credo has already been composed — by the greatest content…

by | Sep 10, 2007

Back through history with Senator Schumer. The Surge “The violence in Anbar has gone down despite the surge, not because of the surge. The inability of American soldiers to protect these tribes from al Qaeda, said to these tribes: ‘We…

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