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June, 2015

A Britisher’s View

Away, you mouldy rogue! Teacher is a Shakespeare mutineer for being bored with the bard

Our columnist says this to the California teacher who wants to boot the bard from her curriculum: “There’s no more faith in thee than in a stewed prune.” Comment.
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Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and most of Brooklyn’s Council members love a terrorist

The city’s second top official — and all but one of Brooklyn’s Council members — want remorseless Puerto Rican terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera to be released from prison, but their sordid solidarity is a slap to his victims, writes our columnist. Comments (1).
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Mayor DeBlasio’s crime and punishment

Hizzoner needs to get tough on crime instead of soft peddling law breakers, writes our columnist. Comment.
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CAIR’s Muslim lawsuit snubs our national security

Muslims should be the first to want to help in the war on terror, but they appear to be the last, writes our columnist. Comment.

May, 2015

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Pope Francis is jumping on the anti-Israel bandwagon with an ungodly Pales-whine

Pope Francis and other world leaders should act to expose and overturn the repugnant morality that teaches Palestinian children to hate Jews, admire martyrs, and support jihad, instead of ratifying it. Comment.
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Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito invites public boozing and peeing

The Council speaker’s plan to decriminalize minor offenses is a slippery slope – the likes of which we have been on before, writes our columnist. Comments (2).
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America coddles blacks who behave badly

Where is the furor over black crime and white plight, inquires our columnist. Comments (6).
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My, what a homely place you Brooklynites have

In celebration of the Bay News’ 70th anniversary, we dug up Shavana Abruzzo’s very first “A Britisher’s View” column, which appeared on Dec. 22, 1988. Comments (1).
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Brooklyn College gives Muslim students a free pass to mock invited speaker Pamela Geller

Radical Islam critic Pamela Geller received a lesson in bad citizenship at a Brooklyn College faculty event, where Muslim students tried to ridicule and squash her speech, but ended up exposing their own vile bigotry, writes our columnist. Comments (4).

April, 2015

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Hillary takes her presidential campaign comedy show on the road

Her Snootiness launched her presidential campaign with a public disconnect bigger than Mars, writes our columnist. Comment.

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Bklyn bride remembers Boston bombings

The Boston bomber’s conviction falls six days short of the second anniversary of the terror attacks — a day that will live on in infamy for Bay Ridge newlywed Courtney Taleporos Comment.
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Rot in jail terror groupies Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui

Toss the two women accused of plotting to bomb fellow Americans into jail and throw away the key, writes our columnist. Comments (1).
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Three calamities in one week deliver a grim reminder of our mortality

We are all a step away from the type of disasters that claimed seven children in a Midwood fire, killed everyone aboard a doomed jet in the French Alps, and injured 25 people in a building explosion in the East Village, writes our columnist. Comment.

March, 2015

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HIllary Clinton lied in Canarsie

Possible presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton once worked a rope line in Canarsie — but looped around the truth — writes our columnist, who was there to document the fib. Comments (2).
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United States citizens shouldn’t be so paranoid about patriotism

National identity is responsible for U.S. successes, but Americans want their patriotism to disappear at a time when they need it the most, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Iranian nuke deal legitimizes a top global menace

Iran is a top state sponsor of terrorism, and its nuked-up Islamic republic could destroy the free world, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Terror grows in Brooklyn

When will the terrorists come to Mill Basin? Last week’s news proves it may be sooner than you think. Comment.

February, 2015

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Terror summit an Islamic shindig

The three-day “terror” summit boosted Muslims to high heaven, but kicked Christians and Jews to the curb, writes our columnist. Comment.
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President Obama loves the word ‘limited’ almost as much as playing golf and making goofy faces

The commander-in-chief has a message for our adversaries — we’ll go easy on you — and his request to Congress for authorized military force tells Islamo-nuts what we will and won’t do to defeat them, writes our columnist. Comment.
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‘Moderate’ allies are radicals

The Islamic State terrorizes, tortures, and kills people indiscriminately — but so do some moderate Muslim regimes, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Bam’s political insanity

The leader of the free world is in the late stages of political dementia, judging from his loony policies, writes our columnist. Comment.

January, 2015

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Get real! Muslim ‘no-go zones’ are Europe’s sordid big secret

French and British leaders went bananas after Fox News mentioned Europe’s “no-go zones,” but the media has reported on these self-segregated mini-caliphates for decades, writes our columnist. Comment.
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ID-card program imperils New Yorkers

The easy-to-get official identification cards could make it easier for radical Muslims to plot — and pull off — their next attack. Comment.
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Paris terror attacks assault us all

The Paris terror spree was an attack on every single person who values life and liberty, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Toss swindling Michael Grimm in jail — and throw away the key

Induct disgraced ex-congressman Michael Grimm into Brooklyn’s political Hall of Shame for being a garden-variety crooked pol, writes our columnist. Comments (2).
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Drum roll, please! Mayor Duh-Blasio is ‘Oaf-icial of 2014’

Our columnist counts the ways how so much went so wrong — so fast — for the self-professed champion of the people. Comments (4).

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