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Frenetic Friday Night

What!  The day after Thanksgiving on “Black Friday” you want a Frenetic Friday?  As you sit there with that turkey, cranberry, stuffing sandwich before you, as you are contemplating whether you can eat that last slice of pie, you have the chutzpah to ask for a Frenetic Friday?  575 more words


Influx of West Africans in the Bronx Spurs Demand for Interpreters

More benefits of diversity.

The issues important to the African population in the Bronx are similar to those in other emerging communities: housing and jobs. The number of West African immigrants in the borough (some migrating from higher-priced Harlem) rose to 45,723 residents in 2014 from 28,154 in 2007, according to census data compiled by Queens College.

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"Current Law, But Not Settled Law": Rubio Not Done Fighting Against Marriage Equality

For a presidential candidate who’s often preoccupied with his youth and reputation for looking forward, Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) policy vision can be strikingly regressive. 669 more words

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School = Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving! Our favorite holiday of all. No gifts, no decorations, no sweat . . . just lots of food and friends and football. Your humble editor has retreated to an undisclosed location in scenic upstate New York to share the holiday with family. 997 more words


Freedom is special and rare

Stephen Moore at National Review reminds us of what Americans have to be thankful for, invoking President Ronald Reagan’s farewell speech:

“We’ve got to do a better job of getting across that America is freedom — freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of enterprise.

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General Interest

Steve Sailer - “How to Decimate a City”–Eisenhower’s 59 Year-Old Freeway Causing Black Slums Today

For example, here’s a big article in The Atlantic about how the current troubles of black people in Syracuse, NY are due to the construction of an elevated highway during the Eisenhower Administration:

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Indiana Governor Sued For Rejecting Syrian Refugees

Indiana Governor Mike Pence is facing a lawsuit over his objection to resettling Syrian refugees in the state. The action is being taken by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) a week after a Syrian family was turned away after an order by Pence.

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