A Hawk Crows* at the NYT: neocon Kristol on the “success” of The Surge.

Published on January 16th, 2008 by Malachi

In his second column, which ran on Monday, Jan. 14th, the New Boy at the New York Times, William Kristol, provided us with an updated take on the neocon view of our war in Iraq. (I have from time to time monitored William’s evolution over at the Weekly Standard, and this one was Klassic Kristol.) […]

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An unexpected Christmas Day cure for my bad back….

Published on December 27th, 2007 by Malachi

On Christmas Day I had two invitations –one to an Upper East side 11.30 am Brunch of a friend who is a writer and a birder (last year was lots of fun meeting all her Central Park birder pals) and the second, across the park to the Upper West side, to dinner with some friends. […]

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My 2007 Christmas wish for us….a modest proposal:

Published on December 25th, 2007 by Malachi

If we can only be ‘nice’ or ‘good’ or ‘generous’ or ‘considerate’ or ‘a mensch’ or ‘not such narcissistic pains in the asses’ for JUST ONE DAY in the year, why not let it be today. Christmas Day, as it happens. It could be ANY DAY –I’m just suggesting today since it seems to be […]

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