Last week the Supreme Court heard a couple of gay marriage cases and, with so many politicians and even some conservatives running to grab the rainbow flag, it seemed as if a corner on the contentious issue had been turned. How went the rightbloggers? Most continued to -- paraphrasing Buckley -- s ... More >>
Last week the 39th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) met at National Harbor in Maryland near DC. If you heard anything about it, you probably heard about a CPAC forum called "Are You Sick and Tired of Being Called a Racist and You Know You're Not One?" that was every bit the dis ... More >>
Conservatism is making a big comeback, folks. The proof? The tremendous success of Human Achievement Hour on Saturday. What, you never heard of it? Well, you've heard of Earth Hour, right? That thing where all the stupid hippies turned their lights off for an hour to celebrate their precious, so-ca ... More >>
This weekend, an unknown number of people worldwide participated in the fifth annual "Earth Hour" sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund. They turned off electricity to "take a stand against climate change." Landmarks were dimmed, but the effect on either energy consumption or awareness is unknown an ... More >>
As we mentioned earlier, tomorrow between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. more than a hundred cities around the world will dim some of their lights in observance of "Earth Hour," the World Wildlife Fund's climate-crisis awareness stunt. Even Roosevelt Island is on board! But some people aren't: conservatives -- ... More >>
Saint Brendan was a navigator, so the church named for him in the Norwood section of the Bronx has the gently sloping lines of a sailing ship on its exterior and the feeling of a vessel's hull inside. Next door on 207th Street, the parish school and convent are less interesting to the eye, inside or ... More >>
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