10 results for mary robinson

A funk of fundamentalists

  Dear editor: Ah, dearly beloved, ‘tis no earthly pleasure can compare to the sweet caress of gentle enlightenment! But when ye write, use not vain repetitions, for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking (with…  [more]

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He was too stuck up

  Dear editor: When someone is lying and doing a bunch of crooked stuff and you know they’re lying and doing a bunch of crooked stuff and you’re OK with them lying and doing a bunch of crooked stuff, well,…  [more]

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Because a few inky wretches say so

  Dear editor, Back in the late 1960s, Simon and Garfunkel sang the question, “What’s that you say, Mrs. Robinson?” In 2017, that simple question is answered week after week, as the same ilky rabble of letter writers, merry contrarians…  [more]

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Some special kind of stupid


‘Scary’ final days

  Dear editor: I am convinced that Barack Hussein Obama’s goal was to change America from Christian to (I won’t say what). I heard years ago that “things” come into a country slowly, much of…  [more]

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A moral abdication

The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment

By Peter Beinart, June 10, 2010 In 2003, several prominent Jewish philanthropists hired Republican pollster Frank Luntz to explain why American Jewish college students were not more vigorously rebutting campus criticism of…  [more]

Permanent link to this article: https://levantium.com/2011/05/27/a-moral-abdication/

War coming

 A talk given at Long Branch Plantation, Clarke County, Virginia, on February 9, 2003… It’s been almost exactly a year since I was here talking about the subject of terrorism. The title of my talk last year was “Terrorism —…  [more]

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We all have so much work to do

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘Trump is where he is because of his appeal to racism’

By Donald McRae, Friday 8 December 2017 13.26 EST   Like all people my age I find the passage of time so startling,” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says…  [more]

Permanent link to this article: https://levantium.com/2017/12/08/we-all-have-so-much-work-to-do/