The Rising Tide

Mayor Rudy and the Arrogance of Power

The Bush Administration has been much criticized for a culture of arrogance that has led them to disastrous decisions on the war, spending, civil liberties and just about everything else. Well if you like the arrogance of the Bush Administration you will love President Giuliani. Mayor Rudy picked fights with the cab drivers, street vendors, […]

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For those Serf City readers of the Jewish persuasion, be advised that you’ll need to dispose of the kind along with the chometz before sundown Monday: “Marijuana is not kosher for Passover, a pro-cannabis advocacy group says, advising Jews who observe the week-long holiday’s special dietary laws to take a break from smoking the weed.The

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Libertarian Lions

Some Columbia alums and fellow Libertarians are p.o.’d that their alma mater is attempting a land grab: Columbia University president Lee Bollinger’s plan to use eminent domain to obtain land for a new campus in the Manhattanville section of West Harlem faces new opposition from the Libertarian Party of New York (LPNY) led by Columbia

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Take Back Our Kids

That’s the title of my column today at Strike The Root, in which I discuss how the State sinks its hooks into our children literally from the moment we leave the womb, and what parents can do to mitigate the damage. (One thing they can do is buy my new book for young adults. Yes, I

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Gunning for Giuliani

Lest anyone think that Rudy Giuliani’s campaign trail conversion to RKBA believer is sincere, this damning video from 2000 should wake them up: According to Rudy, if guns aren’t sold for “hunting or law enforcement,” they must be “going to a criminal market.” If a mere civilian wants a handgun, he must be up to

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Unpermitted Queer Parade

Hee-hee! It seems Council Speaker Christine Quinn is on the outs with the gay and lesbian community for getting into bed (groan!) with the NYPD over “parade permits”: We, the NYC queer community, are outraged that City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who claims to speak for *us*, has endorsed this plan, calling the new permit

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Now we’re on to something

Best response to the hand-wringing over that judge who overturned the Child Online Protection Act:  “If only there were some people around whose job it was to raise these children.” Why hasn’t The Onion won a Pulitzer Prize yet? Hat tip: Unqualified Offerings

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