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Food, sex, and us

George F. Will calls Mary Eberstadt “intimidatingly intelligent.” George must be easily intimidated these days, because Mary is one of the nicest (and funniest) people I know. She’s also our […]

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Four fibs and a waffle

On March 9, President Barack Obama gave my pro-life mother a nasty 95th birthday president: an executive order rescinding the restrictions that President Bush had placed on federal funding of […]

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The Times Flunks Ecclesiology 101

The quaint notion that the New York Times is the nation’s paper-of-record took another hit on Feb. 23, when the Grey Lady ran a commentary on Milwaukee archbishop Timothy Dolan’s […]

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The mighty, fallen

At a Tampa press conference on Feb. 17, Yankees’ third baseman Alex Rodriguez was asked whether his use of steroids for three seasons constituted “cheating.” “That is not for me […]