Tag: Statues

Statue-worthy Women

 

The First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, decided to do something about the fact that there are very few statues of women in the city. She asked New Yorkers to nominate females that were worthy of having a statue in New York. The most nominated woman was Mother Frances Cabrini. Cabrini is a Catholic saint. She came to New York in the 1800s and set up missions for Italian immigrants. Italian Americans have had a huge impact on the city and Mother Cabrini played an important role in assisting this immigrant community.

When finally selecting seven statue-worthy women, McCray left Cabrini off her list. Many in the Italian American community felt slighted. Actor Chazz Palminteri went so far as calling McCray a racist for snubbing the Italian woman. Now McCray is married to Bill de Blasio, so maybe she hasn’t had a great example of Italian Americans. Still, is the mother of two half Italian kids really racists against Italians? Let’s take a look at who did make the cut:

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Ha! The other day I posted how appalling it was that the Port Authority put these inane candy statues featuring flags of countries from the G20 at the World Trade Center. What made it appalling was that one of the candy statues was of Saudi Arabia’s flag with it’s motto “There is no god but Allah, […]

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From The Observer: A sculpture celebrating Saudi Arabia’s place in the G20 Summit was erected on the World Trade Center grounds last week, a stone’s throw away from the 9/11 memorial. More

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 I knew I’d arrived, no matter the dark, unlit night. The radio ads cackled when my car passed into Trump Country. I lived there for only a week, a psychiatrist covering an inpatient unit in rural Western Pennsylvania. I loved the time warp there, the diners, deli’s, and pocked-marked streets that snaked up, around hills. […]

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This Chaos Without Tradition

 

New “traditions” are entrenching themselves in America. Spontaneous one-man Civil Rights movements and the desecration of historical monuments have become authoritative expressions of the character and legacy of our society. Of course, these are not real “traditions.” They are the product of the fiery passion of democracy, the ardor of Jacobin fiends who have redefined what it means to be American. This is the chaos of a country without Tradition.

Tradition is a gift–an inheritance handed down over generations and not particular to any one person, family, or nation. It includes the mores of ancestors, and their heroes and holidays (as we had in this week’s Columbus Day) that express shared historical foundations. Tradition addresses the little things, like the proper attire at an evening party, even as it maintains great institutions, like the family, marriage, and religion. Though it cannot be explained by pure reason and logic, Tradition is in harmony with Nature, allowing us to better understand man’s origins and the world around us.

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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Podcast for October 11, 2017 it’s the Bannon’s War edition of the podcast with your hosts: Hartford CT talk show host Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist Mike Stopa. This week, we follow the erstwhile White House advisor and once and future Breitbart warrior in his quest to deconstruct the administrative […]

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Alexandra DeSanctis of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America encourage President Trump to scrap President Obama’s unconstitutional and unilateral program allowing illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, noting the issue ought to be addressed by Congress. They also slam former FBI Director James Comey upon the revelation that he decided […]

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Where Is the Statue?

 

Where is the statue to single mothers and fatherless young men? Where is the statue to gangsta rap? Where is the statue to undisciplined classrooms, to students run wild and teachers cowering in fear? Where is the statue to teenage drug dealers and drive-by shootings? Where is the statue to a culture of addiction and unemployment and crime?

There are choices being made today that enslave people more than any statue of Robert E. Lee ever could.

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Sorry if there has already been a link to this story, but I thought I’d share. The sad part is all the sheeple that just follow along not knowing who this person is or what she and her group stand for. http://amp.dailycaller.com/2017/08/16/woman-who-destroyed-durham-confederate-statue-is-a-pro-north-korea-marxist/ More

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David French of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America close the week with three crazy martinis. They unload on CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Jim Sciutto for speculating on air that the radical Muslim terrorist in Barcelona got the idea for a van attack from watching the events in Charlottesville. They also hammer Antifa’s […]

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The following comes from reading this book, Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt: Advanced Engineering in the Temple of the Pharaohs by Christopher Dunn. How good a sculptor do you have to be to chisel a face that is perfectly symmetrical? Well, it’s evidently pretty much impossible. In order to perform the perfection that was attained with […]

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