Category Archives: Culture

The form, stage and characteristics of civilization as we view it.

It was time for an administration to break foreign-policy ‘rules’

“What follows next is unclear, but by killing Iranian arch-terrorist Qassem Soleimani, Trump has broken the wheel of appeasement that enabled Tehran’s ongoing aggression. By Jonathan S Tobin  jns.org (January 3, 2020 / JNS) For 20 years, he had sowed … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Jewish Genius

It’s about thinking different. By Bret Stephens The New York Times An eminent Lithuanian rabbi is annoyed that his yeshiva students devote their lunch breaks to playing soccer instead of discussing Torah. The students, intent on convincing their rav of … Continue reading

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Danny Lewin: The very first victim of Flight 11

Danny Lewin, veteran of the IDF’s elite commando team, outstanding graduate of Israel’s Technion and MIT PhD student at MIT will be forever remembered for his attempt to prevent the hijacking of Flight 11, becoming the very first victim of … Continue reading

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Ilhan Omar, the Benjamins and Purim Today

To paraphrase the German Lutheran pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984), “First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a communist. “Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— … Continue reading

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Lowering the Bar on Politicians of Color

Ron Jager, 2/22/19 15:37 wrote: Why do Tliab, Cortez and Omar get away with expressing hideous beliefs, lies and blatant anti-Semtism? [Are we acting as irresponsible parents observing tantrums and taking no disciplinary action?  Just because they have color? JRL] “It … Continue reading

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Dear Dems – bitterness is no way to run a country

Is this what Trump Derangement Syndrome does to people? Jack Engelhard, 08/02/19 08:07 | updated: 08:00 On the sunny side, there was that moment, during Trump’s State of the Union address, when the place erupted with a gusty/lusty HAPPY BIRTHDAY. … Continue reading

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Apropos: If I Were the Devil

Apparently he took Paul Harvey’s suggestion. Jerry If I were  the Devil Paul Harvey, 1965 “If I were the devil … If I were the Prince of Darkness, I’d want to engulf the whole world in darkness. And I’d have … Continue reading

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Dabo Swinney Quote

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.  Dabo Swinney

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Trustworthy?

Over the years I have come to realize that maybe 15% of people are reliable and reputable.  Some say that percentage is high.  One of my tasks in life is to ferret out those 15% and deal with them, avoiding … Continue reading

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Any person . . .

Any person can say anything, about anyone, on any subject, in any venue, with any veracity. Jerry R Lambert

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