A Britisher’s View

December, 2012

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We’re to blame for gun violence — lock, stock, and barrel

Gun control is a step in the right direction, but it doesn’t go nearly far enough to address our epidemic of violence, sez our columist. Comment.
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Who’s Psy-ed are you on? Inflamatory K-Pop singer praised while controversial filmmaker is jailed

A Korean-American rapper who wants to “kill those f------- Yankees” gets feted at the White House, while an Egyptian American sits in jail on trumped-up charges for making an anti-Islam movie. The double standard over free speech in the U.S. is gagging, says our columnist. Comment.
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Arab Spring has sprung, but it’s borne no fruit

Even after the Arab Spring, Muslim extremism has become an uncontrollable problem for the free world, writes our columnist. Comments (2).
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Pearl Harbor should be a lesson for Bam

President Obama, being probed by the State Department for his mishandling of the Benghazi terror attacks, could learn a lot from the way another deadly assault on an American facility was handled by the commander-in-chief 71 years ago. Comment.

November, 2012

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Palestinians are their own worst enemies

Our columnist outlines the growing violence perpetrated against Palestinians — by Palestinians themselves. Comment.
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Israel’s offensive in Gaza is a necessary evil

Jews have contributed more than their fair share to humanity — despite being vilified – our columnist says. Comments (1).
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Bam’s herd of voters

President Obama can credit his re-election to a lack of American sensibilities, sez our columnist. Comments (1).
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Are Americans chopped liver?

Uncle Sam pours bilions into foreign aid while Sandy’s ravaged victims continue to suffer in silence. Comment.
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Sheepshead Bay woman relives Sandy’s horror

She ignored a mandatory evacuation order, and was left homeless by the storm of the century. Here she relives the horror. Comments (1).

October, 2012

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U.S. terror outrage ‘not optimal’

American outrage to war on terror is “not optimal,” according to our columnist. Comment.
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East is East and West is West.

It’s time for a global convention on Islam and its human timebombs, claims out columnist. Comment.
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Time’s up for the leader of the free world!

The most powerful man on earth roared in like a lion in 2008, but debated like a lamb last week, according to our columnist. Comment.
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Hate speech is free speech in the U.S.

One person’s hate speech is another’s free speech, according to our columnist. Comment.

September, 2012

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Obama is clueless on radical muslims

Muslim riots spell disaster for world freedom, and President Obama’s bid for re-election, says our columnist. Comments (1).
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Where is the Muslim outcry over the anti-US mob attacks?

Four Americans, including an ambassador, have been killed in anti-U.S. violence spanning more than 20 Muslim-majority nations, yet Muslims Americans remain deafeningly silent. Comment.
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‘I joined a cult to see if I could be brainwashed’

The death of the Rev. Sun Myung Moon had our columnist remembering her brief stretch as an aspiring cultist — for the sake of a story, of course! Comments (2).
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The aftermath of the terror attacks — 11 years later

The U.S. rose like a phoenix from the ashes after the Sept. 11 attacks — proving the best revenge is to celebrate a new day. Comment.

August, 2012

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Happy birthday to the internet!

The electronic highway turns 43 years old on Sunday — and our columnist reflects upon its virtues and vices. Comment.
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Marriages cooked up by elders — not love - are a match made in hell

Switzerland is criminalizing compulsory nuptials — a move set to stir a hornet’s nest of troubles, according to our columnist. Comment.
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Doggone it! His Wagnificence deserves to be saluted on National Dog Day — and every day

Faithful Fido has loved, nurtured, and saved us throughout the ages — and National Dog Day is a time to celebrate this amazing creature. Comment.
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Shame on the International Olympic Committee

Our columnist gives the International Olympic Committee a tarnished bronze medal for treating Saudi Arabia with kid gloves. Comment.
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Ooooh-lympic fever!

The Olympics are so great that even sports haters love ‘em, our columnist says. Comment.

July, 2012

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A rogue-cop case reminds us of Gerard Papa’s violent run-in with the NYPD

Bensonhurst resident Gerard Papa’s encounter with officers from the 60th Precinct changed the face of cop-civilian controversies forever, our columnist says. Comment.
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Stop-and-frisk is NYPD’s ‘Finest’ tool

City electeds should promote good citizenship, not invent racial tensions, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Nets can’t bank on Barclays

Hoop fans trying to stay afloat in rough economic seas might be hard-pressed to patronize a sports venue named after a greedy one-percenter, says our columnist. Comments (2).
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Wimbledon made me a pro!

Our columnist started out wanting to be a tennis writer — here she waxes about her first assignment at the famed courts. Comment.

June, 2012

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Is Borough President Markowitz Sar-serious?

This week, our columnist questions Borough President Markowitz’s decision to appoint a controversial Arab American civic leader to a Bay Ridge community panel. Comments (4).
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Deport ‘Jaafarious’ Syrian — ASAP

Syrian henchman Bashar al-Assad’s former aide is now studying at Columbia University, which puts her in the same class as anti-American PS 90 Principal Greta Hawkins, and unpatriotic schools chief Dennis Walcott, our columnist says. Comment.
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A true-blue tribute to Flag Day

Today is Flag Day. It’s a time to honor the Stars and Stripes, whose might and right should be hailed every day, our columnist says. Comments (2).
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It’s time to cut off aid to Pakistan

Our columnist says no American taxpayer dollars should go to a nation that has zero interest in capturing the bad guys. Comments (3).
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Arabic in a public school? No thanks!

A United Nations-affiliated educational program being adopted by a public school receives an “F” with our columnist. Comments (2).

May, 2012

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Kennedy suicide reminds us of the silent killer

This week, our columnist discusses suicide — and how to prevent it. Comment.
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Good riddance to Mr. Facebook — for dumping U.S.

The social netrowk titan jumped ship to Singapore to avoid paying capital gains taxes — ahead of his company going public. It’s a beastly bit of insider trading, sez our columnist. Comments (1).
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China’s crimes continue — unchecked

Last week’s trade talks between China and the U.S. ignored China’s gross human rights record for the sake of big business, says our columnist. Comment.
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Carl-amity for crooked Kruger

Carl Kruger can now add another title to his resume — convicted felon! Comment.

April, 2012

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Violent pill-poppers give us the blues

Americans are among the most medicated people in the world — and the results continue to be deadly for society! Comment.
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Shariah law in the US? Believe it!

Our columnist sentences trial court judges to a lifetime off the bench for allowing backward, foreign laws to rule here. Comment.
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On Patriots’ Day, remember how awesome America is

This week, our columnist cheers the birth of a nation. Comment.

March, 2012

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Man becomes ‘bird’ at Floyd Bennett Field

The place where Wiley Hardeman Post became the first man to fly solo around the globe is set to launch another record on April 1 — with the world’s first human-powered flight. Comment.
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There are no apologies in war — from either side

This week, our columnist says war means never having to say you’re sorry. Comment.
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Betim Kaziu will rot in a cell!

The wannabe terrorist from Sheepshead Bay got his just desserts when a judge slammed him with a 27-year sentence for trying to kill Americans. Comments (2).
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Erykah’s BAD-u pass to Malaysia

The Fort Greene singer’s “Allah” tat prompted Muslim-majority government to cancel her concert — a move the cowardly crooner did not take a stand against, says our columnist. Comment.
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Media warriors ‘press’ on — until death

Reserve the highest honors for brave media members who dedicate their lives to uncovering the truth — sometimes paying the ultimate price. Comment.

February, 2012

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Free Ryan Jerome, DA Vance!

Our columnist demands that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance do the right thing and toss out the trumped-up gun possession charges against the retired, third-generation Marine. Comments (5).
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Our troops are heroes — not zeroes!

There aren’t enough ticker tape parades in the world to thank our freedom fighters — but a few would at least let them know their efforts weren’t in vain. Comment.
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NYPD ‘jihad’ film a vital anti-terror tool

Muslim New Yorkers should celebrate “The Third Jihad” as a critical weapon in oiur counter-terrorism arsenal, our columnist says. Comments (4).
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Long live the Navy SEALs!

The “men with green faces” are second to none when it comes to rescuing Americans in danger while protecting U.S. interests across the globe. Comments (1).

January, 2012

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Whizzing soldiers deserve Medals of Honor

There is no room for self-deprecation in the War on Terror, writes our columnist, and here’s why! Comments (6).
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Clean up your act, Papa Jay-Z!

It’s time for the former crack dealer to become a man. Comments (11).
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Iran’s nukes are atoms away

A rogue regime courts a nuclear showdown. Comment.
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NYPD’s blue line of entrapment

Law enforcers do themselves an injustice when they take the “sting” out of an undercover operation by deliberately targeting unsuspicious — and unsuspecting — civilians. Comment.

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