Winter Is Heating Up In Corsica

IBN Demonstrators ransacked a Muslim prayer hall and attempted to burn copies of the Koran on the French island of Corsica on Friday, police said, following a night of violence that left two firefighters injured. Tensions had mounted in Ajaccio on Christmas Day after two firefighters and a police officer were wounded overnight in Jardins […]

Tytler Cycle

Hat Tip to Soffit Rat The Tytler Cycle is an image showing the progression of nations and is based on an apocryphal quote by Alexander Fraser Tytler. “Like all other affections and passions, [patriotism] operates with the greatest force where it meets with the greatest difficulties … but in a state of ease and safety, […]

Some Christmas Music

With art by Thomas Kinkade   0:00:00 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Wells Cathedral Choir 0:02:58 Unto Us A Son Is Born – Guildford Cathedral Choir 0:05:02 O Little Town Of Bethlehem – Norwich Cathedral Choir 0:08:14 The Holly & The Ivy – Norwich Cathedral Choir 0:10:16 Away In A Manger – Norwich Cathedral […]

New Pro-Immigration Petition

Related to an earlier post: Forward More than 1,000 U.S. rabbis have signed a letter calling on elected officials to welcome refugees. The letter, sponsored by HIAS, the lead Jewish body dealing with immigration issues, said the rabbis are “alarmed to see so many politicians declaring their opposition to welcoming refugees.” Rabbis in 46 states […]