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Political Correctness: Western Civilization’s Bizarre, Postmodern Affliction

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Political correctness has so warped the minds of otherwise rational people in positions of authority in a highly advanced Western country that they allowed the unspeakable abuse of young girls to continue rather than risk even the possibility of being accused, however wrongly, of racism. Read More »

Vino 2015: The Grandest Italian Wine Event Outside of Italy, Held in NYC

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You can go to a wine tasting event or even travel to Italy, but the easiest way to discover Italian wines is on your next outing to an Italian restaurant. Read More »

Facebook Messenger Proves It’s Not Going Anywhere

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Facebook is in the messaging game for the long haul. Read More »

Multicultural Miasma: What the Terror in Paris Should Teach Hollande and Obama

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No civilization clueless enough to follow indiscriminate, unquestioning multiculturalism can possibly survive intact. Read More »

Natural and Premium Pet Foods: Pricey, and Booming

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More and more of us are spoiling our pets with premium pet food and taking a little extra care to check out the nutritional labels. Read More »

Why is the Beach Covered with Dead Birds?

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When will our long night of global corporate greed and killing finally fade away into the light? Read More »

Billy Collins, Former Poet Laureate at the NY Botanical Gardens: ‘The Holiday Train Show’

Billy Collins reading "Winter," in Ross Hall at the NYBG during The Holiday Train Show. Photo by Carole Di Tosti

Children's screams of delight and laughter and adults "ahhhs" accompanied the beauty and splendor of the magnificent miniature recreations designed and staged amongst flowering plants and foliage. Read More »

Faulkner Society’s Words and Music Literary Feast in New Orleans

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The joy of this "feast" is that one has the opportunity to see the beauties of New Orleans because the events are held in various venues, all incomparable because they are centered in and around the unique French Quarter. Read More »

And Then He Told Us It Was Raining: Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island Provide a Seminal Moment

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Americans daily and the international community of nations have taken note, and even a country like North Korea can scoff at America when it comes to human rights – America has loss its moral standing in the world. Read More »

Vietnam Asks Korea to Cancel Vietnam War Celebrations

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If South Korea chooses to go through with a 50th anniversary commemorative event, the repercussions could be serious – both economically and politically – because of bad blood between Korea and Vietnam over the Vietnam War. Read More »