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Pastrami with a Side of Kibitz

Pastrami with a Side of Kibitz

Writing about Gaza isn’t going to change Gaza. I’m under no illusions. Talking about Gaza ...

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Sticks & iStones

Sticks & iStones

It’s not a race. But it’s set-up to feel like a race. I’m not talking ...

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Call It What It Is

Call It What It Is

John Boehner wants to sue President Obama. Some would call it frivolous. I’d call it ...

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America Blew Me A Kiss

America blew me a kiss. I accept your kiss. Back atcha, America. Mwah! Barack Obama won. Turns out, I was wrong. I said Mitt Romney would beat Mitt Romney. He didn’t. Thank God. Even though, there’s no such thing. Incidentally, … finish reading America Blew Me A Kiss

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With Malice Toward Some

In his 2nd inaugural address, President Abraham Lincoln looked to heal the wounds of a nation ravaged by Civil War. The 2nd Term President vowed to approach his former adversaries “With Malice Toward None.” I’d encourage President Obama to reflect … finish reading With Malice Toward Some

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Here Lies Hope: Rest In Peace

It took 7-years, 20-Primary Debates and 3-Presidential Debates. But finally, we get it, the compelling difference between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama comes down to a bigger flag pin and whiteness. Otherwise, they’re virtually the same man. Got it? Good. … finish reading Here Lies Hope: Rest In Peace

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Harvard, Day One

Some people say doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting a different result is the definition of insanity. I say they’re wrong. Doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting a slightly different result is … finish reading Harvard, Day One

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Political Junkies

Ah yes, “The Great Presidential Debate.” The moment political junkies wait for like sports junkies waiting for The Super Bowl. Unfortunately, like The Super Bowl, most times it’s a flop: a lot of hype, not a lot of energy and … finish reading Political Junkies

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Kitchen Chicks

I never figured out how to be “That Guy.” You know, That Guy who was banging all The Kitchen Chicks. Fresh out of Kendall College Culinary School, I worked the Oyster Bar at Marche Restaurant. I met Jaime. I was a … finish reading Kitchen Chicks

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Memo To Barack Obama, Candidate For President

1) Fire John Kerry 2) Hire Bill Clinton 3) Fight To Win This isn’t a sparring match. This isn’t a warm-up fight. This is the championship bout. If you’re going to lay-up against the ropes, you still have to come-off the … finish reading Memo To Barack Obama, Candidate For President

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It’s Never Too Early To Complain

Everyone’s in a make-believe hurry. When really, at best, they’re going home to take a shit and have a nap. So be nice. And stop calling to complain. I’m breaking out my crystal ball. I’m making a prediction. Barack Obama … finish reading It’s Never Too Early To Complain

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September Eleventh

17 Saint Marks Place was my home. It became “The Frozen Zone,” after we were attacked on September Eleventh. My neighbor, David, knocked on my door, terrified. I took him to the bodega on the corner of 2nd Avenue and … finish reading September Eleventh

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Bitter Cup Of Coffee

There are no friendships after your 20’s, just a series of fundraisers. Vince called. When I answered the phone, he was already laughing, as if I’d been avoiding him. He was right. I was avoiding him. Mom invited me to … finish reading Bitter Cup Of Coffee

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