July 13, 2007 | 4:07 am
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July 12, 2007 | 3:34 pm
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July 12, 2007 | 1:21 am
A friend forwarded me an e-mail announcing that Ask Deanna!, ”a gifted from above dedicated lifestyle of empowerment and motivation” channeled through an L.A.-based syndicated advice columnist, is launching a merchandise line Aug. 1.
Ask Deanna! will sell tote bags, clothing and bumper stickers under a brand called Diva for Christ, because, as my friend noted, “nothing says ‘devout Christian’ like a lipstick kiss…”
(Divas for JC are not to be confused with the Bratz, pictured.)
July 11, 2007 | 9:13 am
Podhoretz is an intellectual leader of neoconservatism, the political ideology credited with getting the US into Iraq. Last month, he made the case in Commentary for a preemptive strike on Iran. Yesterday he signed on to be an adviser to presidential-hopeful Rudy Giuliani.
Rudy is starting to look a bit like President Bush with the people he chooses to surround himself with. I wonder if he already has his plan of attack laid out.
July 10, 2007 | 2:35 pm
July 10, 2007 | 1:41 pm
The first, in the California section, reported that the Beverly Hills mayor, a Persian Jewish refugee of the Islamic Revolution, was going to introduce a measure to divest city pension funds from companies doing business in... read on