Fascists

Nemo Returns, Scared Stiff+

A creeping sense of disquiet disturbs me.  Over the past several months, in which I…

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Gesamtkunstwerk For All+

Running a fancy restaurant in New York City has its challenges.  Food critics, cutthroat…

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Bully!+

Everything has its time, and football is running out of it.  Like gladiators, dueling,…

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The New Democracy+

“We need Bill de Blasio to have a mandate,” Rubén Díaz Jr., the Bronx borough…

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Peeping Toms+

We’re missing the point.  The whole kerfuffle about the NSA and who knows who…

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He Has A Point+

The mayor of Seattle wants local businesses to post signs outside their stores proclaiming…

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Sugar and Spice?+

My 10-year-old daughter, Birdy, is not nice, not exactly. She is deeply kind, profoundly…

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Ah Chu!+

“We are taking away a choice that continues to let people waste their own money.”…

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Promises, Promises+

Remember when Obama went to New Jersey after hurricane Sandy and promised homeowners that…

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Courting Disaster — Literally+

Just when you thought Europe was coming to its senses, it goes all Europe-y on you.  According…

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