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A Modern Iphigenia Story Plays Out in a Custody Battle Turned Murder Trial

A new nonfiction book, Janet Malcolm’s “Iphigenia in Forest Hills”, is the story of an ugly custody battle in which a little girl named Michelle is lost in the fray, and her father is ultimately murdered by her avenging mother. At Salon, Laura Miller says this … Continue reading

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American Imam Kamal Al-Khatib, Thomas Jefferson, and the Constitution of the United States

Kamal Al-Khatib is an American imam with a congregation and school in northern Los Angeles County, and in an interview conducted at his mosque late last year (now up in its entirety on YouTube), I asked him about Thomas Jefferson. The question clearly … Continue reading

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Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki: President Barack Obama authorizes the assassination of an American overseas

I’m all for killing foreign terrorists and those foreigners who provide material assistance to terrorists, but what about an American citizen who has not yet obtained due process in a court of law? Do you just kill him or her based on … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 21:21 on trial: NY woman murders daughter for dishonoring her

A woman recently removed the rebellious blight of her daughter from the community, murdering the offspring of her loins for chronic disrespect. Here’s the AP today via Breibart: A woman accused of strangling her daughter on a college campus apartment … Continue reading

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Father Absent at an Early Age, Raised by a Strong Mother, Ivy League School, Law Journal Editor: Judge Sonia Sotomayor Has Curiously Similar Life Experiences to Barack Obama’s

President Obama’s first Supreme Court pick is a Puerto Rican woman who rose from poverty. Judge Sonia Sotomayor grew up in the Bronx housing projects, and has curiously similar life experiences to Obama. But it will be ugly watching the … Continue reading

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