by | May 29, 2019

During the walkup to Memorial Day, with its evocations of respect for fallen warriors, hyper-charged Dallas, Texas, found time to stick out a very official tongue at, you see, the wrong kind of fallen warriors: the Confederate kind. The business…

by | May 28, 2019

1. God bless for all time the fliers and support crews of the Royal Air Force in the Battle of Britain. 2. Let us be on our knees to the freedom fighters of Poland, Jewish and Catholic, who fought with…

by | May 27, 2019

The program on Memorial Day ought to be — well, it ought to be whatever you want it to be, after all, this is a free country and the whole idea is that we are remembering those who gave all…

by | May 26, 2019

This Memorial Day 2019 brings another sorry dispatch from the Kultursmog. One of the major Supreme Court decisions we’ll soon hear about is the Bladensburg cross case. This is the case in which secularists are demanding the removal of a…

by | May 24, 2019

I grew up in the small town of Lunenburg in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. It was back when there were more cows than people in what was then primarily an agricultural state and when those people were predominantly Republican….

by | May 29, 2018

Friday A great day. I used to go to Mr Chow constantly, but then I stopped because it was too loud. I didn’t go for years. Then I happened to be slouching by on Thursday and went into the bar…

by | May 31, 2017

Washington Last weekend I heard, while visiting the New Jersey shore, an astonishing number of vacationing Americans — all well-intentioned, to be sure — greet their fellow vacationers with a cheerful: “Have a Happy Memorial Day.” That cannot be right….

by | May 29, 2017

Kind people often ask me what I think of what’s going on out there in the big wide world. Some ask what my father — Herbert Stein, certified genius — would think about it all. I really don’t know what…

by | May 27, 2017

Any veteran of World War II can tell you some interesting stories. But for Frank E. Bryer, his story — one he could never forget — was a terrible one. It began the moment his ship, the Rohna, was sunk….

by and | May 25, 2017

“Thank you for providing documentation in support of your claim of having received a Purple Heart Medal,” the Veterans Administration informed an ailing William Manchester three years prior to the prolific author’s death that provided the sad coda to 2004’s…

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