HAMILTON PERSPECTIVE: What Do We Mean By “Representative Government”? By LEE H. HAMILTON

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With a presidential election year fast approaching, we’re in for a lot of public talk about the state of American democracy. Much of that discussion will be insightful and thought-provoking, but there’s a good chance you’ll also find a lot of it vague and hard to pin down. There’s a reason for this. Even our political leaders, the people who …

eHeziHAMILTON PERSPECTIVE: What Do We Mean By “Representative Government”? By LEE H. HAMILTON

Canada: The Spanish Inquisition Makes a Comeback By DOUGLAS MURRAY

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*  Some readers will remember the disputes during the last decade when the journalists were hauled before the farcical “Human Rights Commissions” of Canada and asked to explain why they had ever said anything that the state commissars did not agree with. Best of all is that the members of the Commission do not have to wait for anybody to …

eHeziCanada: The Spanish Inquisition Makes a Comeback By DOUGLAS MURRAY

MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR: River View Manor Company By PETER SWIDERSKI

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HASTINGS-On-HUDSON, NY — September 15, 2015 — The Hastings Historic Society will be opening a show on Hastings’ first responders next month. In expectation of that show, I am completing an episodic series on our fire department. Our volunteer fire department is composed of your neighbors, your friends, yet most of us don’t know much about the four private companies …

eHeziMESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR: River View Manor Company By PETER SWIDERSKI

Middle East Provocations and Predictions By DANIEL PIPES

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The Middle East stands out as the world’s most volatile, combustible, and troubled region; not coincidentally, it also inspires the most intense policy debates – think of the Arab-Israeli conflict or the Iran deal. The following tour d’horizon offers interpretations and speculations on Iran, ISIS, Syria-Iraq, the Kurds, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, Islamism, then concludes with some thoughts on …

eHeziMiddle East Provocations and Predictions By DANIEL PIPES

Candidates Michael Meyer and Bill Nuckel, Assemblymember Shelley Mayer, and Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Friday, September 11, 2015@ 10am ET

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YONKERS, NY — September 10, 2015 — The “featured” BlogTalkRadio  program Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris opens the Friday broadcast day at 10am Eastern Time on a most solemn note, in memory of 9/11. It is also the day after the Primary Day election held throughout New York State.  Our first guest is Michael Meyer, Republican Party …

eHeziCandidates Michael Meyer and Bill Nuckel, Assemblymember Shelley Mayer, and Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Friday, September 11, 2015@ 10am ET

Nuclear Jihad By DENIS MacEOIN

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* In the year 628, Muhammad, now ruling in Medina, signed the ten-year Treaty of Hudaybiyyah with his long-time enemies, the tribal confederacy of Quraysh, who ruled Mecca. Twenty-two months later, under the pretext that a clan from a tribe allied with the Quraysh had squabbled with a tribe allied to the Muslims, Muhammad broke the treaty and attacked Mecca, …

eHeziNuclear Jihad By DENIS MacEOIN

Refugees Are the Stuff from Which Countries are Built

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The countries that are reluctant to accept the Syrian/Afghan/Iraqi and other refugees should, as always, read history. They might learn something. The great, successful societies of the modern world were all built on the backs of refugees. Think about it. During the Irish Potato Famine of 1845–49, approximately 1 million people died and a million more Irish Refugees left Ireland …

eHeziRefugees Are the Stuff from Which Countries are Built

TRANSLATING ISLAM: U.S. and West Victimize Christians Fleeing ISIS By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

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* Western nations are not merely ignoring Muslim persecution of Christians in the Middle East, they are actively supporting it by sponsoring “moderate” rebels who in reality are as “radical” and anti-Western as the Islamic State. * “Why the federal government has failed to take steps to expedite such reunification in cases where family and religious leaders are willing to …

eHeziTRANSLATING ISLAM: U.S. and West Victimize Christians Fleeing ISIS By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Israel – Beyond Belief By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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Memories that last a lifetime are best begun in places you’ll never forget. The excitement of visiting a new destination is thrilling and the temptation is always just to go where the road takes you, discovering delightful surprises at every turn. Each time I thought about my upcoming trip to Israel, I couldn’t wait to see and explore everything, and, …

eHeziLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Israel – Beyond Belief By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

The Language of Fear By RICHARD STEINITZ

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Part I When horrendous acts occur in your own country, it is committed by terrorists. If it happens far, far away, and doesn’t really affect you, and you and your organization have been influenced or pressured by certain people, then it is the work of ‘militants’. This isn’t coincidental – it is the language of fear and coercion – the …

eHeziThe Language of Fear By RICHARD STEINITZ