Here are the Blogs in the Rebecca Bynum category.
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Thursday, 4 May 2006
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Michelle Cottle writes at The New Republic:   As both my husband and I scrambled to meet work deadlines this week, while simultaneously juggling multiple doctors' appointments and assuring our infant daughter's daycare teachers that, yes, one of us would still be able to watch the class for ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/04/2006 11:23 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 3 May 2006
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I confess, I've never actually read a "chick lit" novel, unless reading Little Women in fourth grade counts, but I cannot repress my glee at the Harvard Crimson's report this morning about the downfall of Little Brown's little Miss chick lit author, Kaavya Viswanathan, and her sickeningly ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/03/2006 8:30 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 3 May 2006
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Kevin Phillips begins his argument warning against what he perceives as a rising US  theocracy, with the following sentence: Is theocracy in the United States (1) a legitimate fear, as some liberals argue; (2) a joke, given the nation's rising secular population and moral laxity; (3) a worrisome ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/03/2006 5:52 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 1 May 2006
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Derb has the rundown on "Ner" here....Read More...
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Posted on 05/01/2006 11:14 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 1 May 2006
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I've had it with HBO.  Do we really need a gay subplot in a mob show?  And why would I want to watch Tony Soprano doing Ward Cleaver?   I can't be the only one offended by their blatant misogyny (see Elizabeth I and the execrable Big Love, which has unfortunately, despite my ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/01/2006 7:47 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 30 April 2006
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To be read over Sunday breakfast, this was taken from John Derbyshire's website.  See here for background]   The Gods of the Copybook Headings by Rudyard Kipling       As I pass through my incarnations in every age and race,I make my proper prostrations ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/30/2006 9:06 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 29 April 2006
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Sunday, April 30 at 1:45pmConversations in the Library: Despite death threats, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has remained a vocal critic of the treatment of Muslim women. With Paris Review editor Philip Gourevitch, she will discuss her new book, The Caged Virgin, and her experiences in Africa (she was born in Somalia) ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/29/2006 7:00 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 29 April 2006
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For those of you who haven't yet been introduced to pleasures of DerbRadio. Warning: Radio Derb is habit forming.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/29/2006 9:52 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 29 April 2006
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Andrew McCarthy has a fantastic review of Robert Spencer (aka "Fearless Leader")'s latest book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades), over at NRO:  He ends with: This is not a book for the faint of heart. Nonetheless, it is well done and extremely important. ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/29/2006 7:52 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 29 April 2006
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You can take the boy out of Russia, but you can't take Russia out of the boy.  From the Washington Times: MOSCOW -- Alexander Solzhenitsyn has accused the United States of launching a military campaign to encircle Russia and turn it into a NATO chattel.     The Nobel laureate ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/29/2006 7:31 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 23 April 2006
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I watched a disappointing production of the Queen Elizabeth I story on HBO last night.  Of course these productions always tell us more about the lens in which moderns view the world than about how the Elizabethans themselves did, and this was no exception.  They don't even try anymore ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/23/2006 10:36 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 19 April 2006
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NER's own Theodore Dalrymple gives us his usual interesting insights in City Journal: The newspapers confirmed what I had long perceived before I left Britain: that the zeitgeist of the country is now one of sentimental moralizing combined with the utmost cynicism, where the government’s pretended ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/19/2006 4:25 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 16 April 2006
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My candidate for the years worst Easter sermon goes to (who else?) Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury.  The full pedestrian, uninspiring text here.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/16/2006 8:07 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 12 April 2006
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Here is a Q&A with President Bush after his speech at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. on Monday: Q Morning, Mr. President. I have a more general question about the United States' work to democratize the rest of the world. ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/12/2006 6:19 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 8 April 2006
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Now children, it's story time. A long, long time ago in a kingdom far, far away, there lived a strange and wonderful people called the "truth-seekers." In fact, these people were so interested in finding out the truth about things they developed a whole method of inquiry just to learn more ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/08/2006 3:41 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 31 March 2006
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I've been working too hard.......Read More...
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Posted on 03/31/2006 12:19 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 30 March 2006
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From Aztlan.net covering the immigration marches in LA: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villagairosa, a Los Angeles Unified School District victim himself before he turned his life around, is already undertaking a bold moved to wrestle control of the district from a Jewish dominated school board and a ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/30/2006 8:23 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 30 March 2006
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NER's Hugh Fitzgerald has a must read at Jihad Watch this morning: Kurdistan, as a place and not as an idea, could, by its mere existence, if given a little boost (a boost, not boots on the ground -- they are different things), do a good deal of damage to the interests of both Syria and Iran. ... The ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/30/2006 8:07 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 30 March 2006
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From her column in the WSJ: Because we do not communicate to our immigrants, legal and illegal, that they have joined something special, some of them, understandably, get the impression they've joined not a great enterprise but a big box store. A big box store on the highway where you can get anything ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/30/2006 7:41 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 29 March 2006
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Panel discussion on the Danish cartoons A Panel Discussion on Free Speech   Panelists: Peter Schwartz, former chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ayn Rand Institute and author of The Foreign Policy of Self-Interest: A Moral Ideal for America; Greg Lukianoff, president of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/29/2006 7:27 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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