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Helter Skelter and Why Obama Won’t Say “Radical Islam”

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Hot Takes and Sangfroid in the City of Light

An American expat in France on the Paris attacks of 13 November 2015.




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My Rock & Roll Paris

I was in the land where the creators are revered; Paris greets artists with an affection so strong it gives an energy boost, life force, enabling one to go back to the blank space with faith, with no fear. And indeed, I was not afraid. I was the opposite of afraid.




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Sorry, Charlie

Everyone, it seems, opposes censorship until it’s their sacred cow being smacked around; anyone can endorse artists’ rights until it’s their ass in the crosshairs. Free speech is—and must be—an all-or-nothing proposition.




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