Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

Blur – Parklife (1994)

Blur is considered a seminal Britpop band, and while I wasn’t a big fan of theirs, IMO this is their best tune, with a memorable video to boot. (That’s “Jimmy” from Quadrophenia doing the talk-singing.)

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NYT: ISIS Used Chemical Arms at Least 52 Times in Syria and Iraq, Report Says

They’re not likely to refer to it to today, but in Nov 2016 the NYT reported this: WASHINGTON — The Islamic State has used chemical weapons, including chlorine and sulfur mustard agents, at least 52 times on the battlefield in Syria … Continue reading

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Trump & Syria – Pt. 2

At the Jewish Daily Forward, Sam Kestenbaum has a piece titled “The ‘Alt-Right’ Is Blaming The Jews For Trump’s Syria Airstrike”: President Trump’s Thursday airstrike against Syria may strip him of the support and adoration of his “alt-right” and white … Continue reading

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Esquire: Profile of Pat Buchanan

In Esquire, Sam Tanenhaus has a lengthy profile of Alt Right legend Pat Buchanan (“When Pat Buchanan Tried To Make America Great Again”). I never knew it was Pat himself who coined the phrase ‘silent majority’ for Nixon’s campaign.

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