Miss Ross, Mr. Buchanan, the Pope & God

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Bad Rubbish If Pius XII was Hitler’s Pope, I’m Monica Lewinsky. Leave it to an Englishman–one John Cornwell–to come up with such crap, and Vanity Fair to publish excerpts. After all, it was a fellow English self-publicist and lunch-bucket pilferer, Christopher Hitchens, who libeled Mother Teresa in the same magazine three years ago. Now, yet [&hellip
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The Best & Brightest-And All the Rest

Written by None - Do not Delete on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Yours is the most relevant publication of my generation. Tuesday–hours. Wednesday, still more hours. Thursday, I look forward to more hours. Just fascinated with–and love reading–this "Best of." Where do I start? I’ve got to tell you that, like many readers I suppose, I couldn’t care less about where to go for shoe polish or [&hellip
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It’s Painful to Admit, But Giuliani’s Right Again

Written by Russ Smith on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Gore Still Slip-Slidin’ Away It was another tumultuous political week, contradicting once again all the left-wing, and left-behind, pundits and elected officials who claim the 2000 presidential race is "boring." Minority Leader Dick Gephardt, a steadfast supporter of Al Gore (now that’s an unholy marriage of convenience) pooh-poohed the sudden rise of Bill Bradley, saying [&hellip
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Howard Stern’s Robin Quivers

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FACE=”New York” SIZE=1> Q&A with Robin Quivers Robin Quivers has the best female voice on radio, just as Howard Stern has the best male voice, and they’ve made a uniquely successful team since they started in Washington, DC, in 1981. As it turns out, Andy Krents, George Tabb’s entertainment lawyer friend, has known Quivers since [&hellip
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Prejudice Over Profit in New York Publishing

Written by R.S. McCain on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

You’ve probably never heard of Robert A. Waters or his book, The Best Defense: True Stories of Intended Victims Who Defended Themselves With a Firearm. "Success" is a relative term, and for a first-time author at a small publishing house to sell thousands of copies in one year is pretty impressive, but it isn’t going [&hellip
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The Collyer Brothers of Harlem

Written by William Bryk on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Two years after the Collyers’ arrival, African-Americans began settling in Harlem in large numbers. By 1925, Harlem had been transformed from an upper-middle-class white suburb into the center of African-American life. But while nearly all the other white folks left, the Collyers did not. Dr. Collyer died in 1923; Mrs. Collyer in 1929. Their sons [&hellip
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Down, Pat

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"The John Anderson?" Buchanan asked. Yes, the caller said, confirming he was indeed the last Republican presidential candidate who bolted from the party to run as a non-Republican. He then blasted Buchanan’s anti-internationalist foreign policy views. In 1980 Anderson, a liberal/moderate Republican congressman from Illinois, left the GOP in the middle of the primaries when [&hellip
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