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The Christ Was a Refugee Canard

The Christ Was a Refugee Canard
December 28, 2015

In order to make people who oppose allowing certain individuals of the Islamic faith, with ties to terror into the …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: One of Opera’s Great Moments of 2015

Sunday Morning Opera:  One of Opera’s Great Moments of 2015
December 27, 2015

According to various and sundry operatic ‘critics’ one of the greatest moments of the year was Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s return to …Read the Rest

Being Alone at Christmas

Being Alone at Christmas
December 26, 2015

Been there, done that – last year in fact. My mother and I had spent the past 5 years dealing …Read the Rest

My Griswold Family Christmas

My Griswold Family Christmas
December 25, 2015

I swear, every single thing related here is true.  It is 100% true.  I can produce witnesses who will confirm …Read the Rest

Oh Holy Night

Oh Holy Night
December 24, 2015

Jonathan Estabrooks has the distinction of being a pin-up model for Barihunks.  Not only that, but he has a voice.  …Read the Rest

Culture and Alzheimer’s

Culture and Alzheimer’s
December 23, 2015

I’ve been involved in a fascinating give and take over an insane article about Alzheimer’s Disease. Amazing how our culture …Read the Rest

December 22, 1965

December 22, 1965
December 22, 2015

On this day in 1965 the greatest baritone ever – debuted at the Metropolitan Opera I cannot find a recording …Read the Rest

No, Racism Is Not a Sin

No, Racism Is Not a Sin
December 21, 2015

“…”Racism is one subcategory of sin and so all of us are corrupted by sin and all of us have …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: 50 Years of the Greatest of Them All

Sunday Morning Opera:  50 Years of the Greatest of Them All
December 20, 2015

On December 22, 1965, the greatest Baritone there ever was and ever will be walked onto the stage of the …Read the Rest

The Obama Demonetization Game

The Obama Demonetization Game
December 19, 2015

“…Unless we get on our high horse and think this [beheadings, sex-slavery, crucifixion, roasting humans] is unique to some other …Read the Rest

Cats, Dogs, Apples, Oranges, Liberals, Conservatives

Cats, Dogs, Apples, Oranges, Liberals, Conservatives
December 18, 2015

“…Two years ago, I wore a burkha for the first time for a television programme. It was the most horrid …Read the Rest

A Religion of Peace

A Religion of Peace
December 17, 2015

In Turkey, we are seeing a repugnance of the absolute brutality that is their version of Islam. Only the Russians …Read the Rest

Rude Behavior Is Contagious

Rude Behavior Is Contagious
December 16, 2015

Anyone with manners, or who happens to watch the bovine behavior of crowds knows this to be a fact.  Rude …Read the Rest

Bias & the Sanctimonious Progressive Mind

Bias & the Sanctimonious Progressive Mind
December 15, 2015

The other week or so I was on Twitter, first stating ‘If we dare say we dislike ‘happy holidays’ instead …Read the Rest

The Moon Also Rises

The Moon Also Rises
December 14, 2015

It isn’t very often that we get to see our wildest dreams come true (or start to come true), but …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: Old Blue Eyes

Sunday Morning Opera:  Old Blue Eyes
December 13, 2015

If you are an opera freak, you love music.  If you love music there is absolutely no way you can …Read the Rest

Manners, Safe Places, Racism & Doing the Right Thing

Manners, Safe Places, Racism & Doing the Right Thing
December 12, 2015

The other day I was doing a few inflammatory tweets.  I’m good at that.  I don’t know about you, but …Read the Rest

Of Cabbages and Kings

Of Cabbages and Kings
December 11, 2015

‘The time has come,’ the walrus said, ‘to talk of many things: of shoes and ships – and sealing wax …Read the Rest

Has Trump Single-Highhandedly Destroyed the Anti-Immigration Movement?

Has Trump Single-Highhandedly Destroyed the Anti-Immigration Movement?
December 10, 2015

Those of us who have been advocating rational immigration policy for many years should be enjoying the latest Donald Trump …Read the Rest

Insulting the Enemy

Insulting the Enemy
December 9, 2015

According to CNN and today’s politically correct version of how to fight a war in safe spaces, people like Donald …Read the Rest

A Cure?

A Cure?
December 7, 2015

There are several big stories this weekend.  I think the most important, in the long run, is the fact that …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: Viva Verdi! Viva Rigoletto!

Sunday Morning Opera:  Viva Verdi!  Viva Rigoletto!
December 6, 2015

On Friday, Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s Facebook account had a play list called Viva Verdi.  Works for me.  Verdi was a baritone.  …Read the Rest

Cherchez la Femme

Cherchez la Femme
December 5, 2015

Cherchez la femme was one of my father’s favorite phrases.  Basically it says to check out what a woman has …Read the Rest

Fears of Racial Profiling May Have Killed 14 People Yesterday

Fears of Racial Profiling May Have Killed 14 People Yesterday
December 4, 2015

In our modern day, politically correct nation, the worst thing one can be labeled is a racist. Seems to me, …Read the Rest

You Can’t Beat Good Old American Hypocrisy & Double Standards

You Can’t Beat Good Old American Hypocrisy & Double Standards
December 3, 2015

Robert Dear claimed to be a devout Christian, who dabbled in S&M, was cruel to animals, raped at least 1 …Read the Rest

The Demonetization of Christianity in the US Has Begun

The Demonetization of Christianity in the US Has Begun
December 2, 2015

Something nasty is going on in this country.  Oh, nasty stuff is always going on, but this is a little …Read the Rest

It May Be Even worse

It May Be Even worse
December 1, 2015

Robert Dear is a monster.  He committed an act of sheer terror. Compounding his atrocity a million times over, he …Read the Rest

The Selective Bullying Hysteria of the Left

The Selective Bullying Hysteria of the Left
November 30, 2015

This is one of those days when I don’t know what to write.  I’ve started two different posts. Mostly along …Read the Rest

Sunday Morning Opera: It’s My Birthday (and I’ll cry if I want too)

Sunday Morning Opera:  It’s My Birthday (and I’ll cry if I want too)
November 29, 2015

My birthday is Wednesday, I think. For years, my birthday gift from my parents was the Metropolitan Opera & Sherrill …Read the Rest


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