Israeli breakfast is a cheese lover’s Canaan. At the Jerusalem hotel where I arrived mid-morning after a long flight, there were easily two dozen varieties—white, yellow, bleu, hard, soft, semi-soft, creamy. It’s an example of how Kosher restrictions can foster pleasure, the way that structure forces a poet to create literary beauty. Because of the… Read More Israel: A Foodie’s Promised Land
These are the times that try men’s souls. In the course of our nation’s history, the people of Boston have rallied bravely whenever the Sox have been threatened. Today, a new crisis has arisen. The Boston Red Sox organization has changed the team’s logo. The “Hanging Sox” has bumped the (redesigned) “Circle Sox” to alternative… Read More Just. So. Wrong.
As we all know, America is in a recession and has been for a year. There’s something that responsible people do in tough economic times: Spend less money, especially borrowed money, particularly on expensive items, like cars. The Detroit Three CEOs are back on Capitol Hill today, requesting, most recently, around $34 Billion of taxpayers’… Read More Taxpayers Shouldn’t Have to Give their Money to Companies whose Products They Choose Not to Buy
The Detroit Three CEOs are rolling back into Washington, with their hands out again. Apparently, the lesson they learned from their disastrous appearance last month was to ask for even more of taxpayers’ money. According to this morning’s Washington Post, the Detroit Three will ask for a combined total $28-38 Billion. And they’re still trying… Read More The Un-American Auto Companies