Monthly Archives: August 2010

Legitimate vs. Illegitimate

Illegitimate reasons to oppose Cordoba House: Proximity to the WTC site Questionable funding Questionable purpose Legitimate reasons to oppose Cordoba House: Lack of diversity Large carbon footprint Potential for releasing asbestos Disruption of pigeon migration patterns Endangered bedbug species found … Continue reading

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Dopey Letter of the Day (VIII)

Where else but the New York Times? To the Editor: Ross Douthat uses a reasonable tone and a pleasing logical symmetry — “two understandings of America, one constitutional and one cultural” — to craft what is a horrifying apologia for … Continue reading

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The Beeg Boy

Big Dutch goes Best of Breed at the Beaumont Kennel Club show, handled as always by my lovely bride. Dutch was the subject of a recent set-to between me and my spouse: Me:  “I had a terrible dream last night.” … Continue reading

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The Drought Goes On

As anyone not living at the bottom of a coal mine knows, Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees has hit 599 home runs in his illustrious if controversial career and the world breathlessly awaits No. 600.  And waits and … Continue reading

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