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December, 2013

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NYPD cuffs reporters in police blotter blackout

Police blotters are among the top reads of this paper, but a recent NYPD decree obstructed reporters from accessing victim complaints at Brooklyn stationhouses. That means readers won’t get all the facts about lawless activity in their communities, making the directive a crime against community, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Remember this holy season that Christians have made the world a better place

Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth of Christ — and remember how Christianity has been an unmatched force for goodness for more than 2,000 years, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Nelson Mandela was ‘no angel’

The late anti-apartheid revolutionary gained adulation that was akin to Jesus Christ, but he was also a man who refused to renounce violence, and lived to see South Africans mourn the loss of segregationism, writes our columnist. Comments (4).
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DeBlasio is already blundering — and he hasn’t even been inaugurated

Mayor-elect Bill DeBlasio’s coziness with Al Sharpton is inviting chaos for his administration, writes our columnist. Comments (1).

November, 2013

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Let everyday be ‘Thanksgiving’ in the land of the free and the home of the brave

Be thankful for living in the greatest nation on earth, writes our columnist. Comments (1).
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Zero tolerance for thugs

Our columnist thinks liberal leaders had a comatose reaction to suspected Bryant Park skating-rink shooter Corey Dunton, who spewed racial epithets and f-bombs during his perp walk. She asks, “What are they afraid of?” Comments (3).
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Mr. Brooklyn was our ambassador, and simply the beeping best

Borough President Markowitz’s successor has tall shoes to fill, writes our columnist, as she recalls the sweet — and not-so-sweet — memories of Mr. Brooklyn. Comment.
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Illegals are turning the U.S. into the world’s largest welfare state

Lax immigration policies are giving illegal immigrants more rights than legal immigrants, writes our columnist. Comments (11).
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How DeBlasio and his family ruined our Christmas party

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill DeBlasio showed his true colors at this newspaper’s holiday party, writes our columnist. Comments (7).

October, 2013

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Brooklyn rises after Sandy

The tough get going when the going gets tough — and Brooklyn’s stamina only grows stronger a year after Hurricane Sandy, writes our columnist. Comments (1).
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President Obama sweeps dead American war heroes under the rug

Uncle Sam left it to up to a veteran’s charity to pick up the burial costs of dead U.S. war heroes during the federal shutdown, dealing a terrible morale blow to U.S. troops still battling the enemy on the frontlines, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Federal shutdown is easy money for Brooklyn’s elected oaf-icials

The government shutdown hasn’t stopped Brooklyn’s congressmembers and senior senator from holding themselves to a higher standard, writes our columnist, whose survey revealed that Brooklyn’s representatives on Capitol Hill were holding onto their fat salaries for the course of the shutdown, despite being off the job. Comments (1).
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Focusing on Islam, Part III: What tomorrow holds

In the final installment of her three-part series, “Focusing on Islam,” our columnist writes about a global future, where a quarter of all world citizens will be followers of Islam, predict world watchers. Comment.

September, 2013

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Focus on Islam, Part II — an interview with an apostate

The second part of A Britisher’s View’s three-column series, “Focusing on Islam,” features an interview with a Brooklyn woman who renounced her Muslim upbringing. Comment.
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Britview focuses on Islam, Pt. 1

A Britisher’s View kicks off its three-part series, “The Muslims,” with an overview of Islam and its believers. Comments (10).
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America needs to stay out of the Syrian civil war

Accusations of neo-imperialism and neo-colonialism are around the corner, if the U.S. enters the Syrian conflict, writes our columnist. Comments (1).
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Shavana is back, and she is cheering on America

Our columnist has a 9-11 message for America’s sworn enemies — look up at One World Trade Center, on your way down to hell! Comments (2).

August, 2013

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A Britisher’s View is on vacation

Columnist Shavana Abruzzo will be back in September. Comments (4).
A Britisher’s View

A Britisher’s View is on vacation

Columnist Shavana Abruzzo will be back in September. Comments (1).
A Britisher’s View

A Britisher’s View is on vacation

Columnist Shavana Abruzzo will be back in September. Comment.
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A Britisher’s View is on vacation

Columnist Shavana Abruzzo will be back in September. Comment.
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A Brooklyn woman remembers the bombing of Hiroshima

Tuesday commemorates the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing that altered the course of history. A Britisher’s View interviews a Flatlands woman, who survived the attack that birthed the age of nuclear terror. Comments (1).

July, 2013

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Affronted masses should respect the George Zimmerman verdict

Race-baiting mobs tarnished Trayvon Martin’s memory, when they looted, rioted, and dissed cops in the days after George Zimmerman’s acquittal, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Squealing Edward Snowden is headed to the curbed world — where he belongs

Edward Snowden sold out his nation like a puffed-up stool pigeon, but he is about to discover the harsh realities of living in a truly oppressed land, if he hunkers down in Venezuela, Nicaragua, or Bolivia, all of which have offered the traitorous American asylum, writes our columnist. Comments (5).
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No re-Morsi for Egypt’s ousted president

Booted Mohammed Morsi was a failure as president of Egypt, but the country is doomed to more grim repercussions if Egyptians don’t get their act together, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Wannabe mayors need to stop gunning for ‘stop-and-frisk’

The NYPD’s stop-and-search program is contentious, but it’s also an important weapon in NYPD’s crime-prevention arsenal, writes our columbnist. Comments (1).

June, 2013

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Happy Birthday to the land of the free and the home of the brave

On Thursday, July 4, the U.S. turns 237 years old, giving liberty lovers everywhere an opportunity to salute her incomparable contributions to humanity, writes our columnist. Comment.
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‘Turmoil’ in Middle East has non-Muslims in crosshairs

Muslim persecution is a mirage compared to the bigotry against Jews and Christians in the Muslim world, writes our columnist. Comment.
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On Flag Day, show your true colors!

The Stars and Stripes exemplify the unique, American identity — and Flag Day is an opportunity to pay tribute to the most famous banner in the world, says our columnist. Comment.
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Hate mail isn’t always what it’s cut out to be

Mayor Bloomberg and President Obama are in fine company when it comes to being the target of loons, according to our columnist, who reminisces about this newspaper’s brush with “poisonous” hate mail. Comment.

May, 2013

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Troubled Muslim psyche is a world problem

The Rocky Horror Muslim Show continues, writes our columnist — from holy warriors beheading a soldier in Great Britain, to Palestinian Muslims arrested in the U.S. for a cigarette-smuggling scheme that allegedly funnelled funds to terror groups. Comment.
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Shavana: Scandal is the poison of choice for the Renouncer-in-Chief

Chronic denials, scandals, and kerfuffles are the hallmarks of the Obama Administration, writes our columnist. Comment.
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Benghazi proves that President Obama should be impeached

The Benghazi terror attacks, and the federal cover-ups that marked their atrocious aftermath, are proof that President Obama needs to step down — or face impeachment — writes our columnist. Comments (2).
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Is the line between radical and moderate Muslims blurring?

Our columnist thinks so. Comments (1).
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Muslims ho hum after Boston

Prominent Muslim Americans are keeping typically mum about Islam’s terrorists after the marathon bombing, writes our columnist, adding her media survey confirms her suspicions. Comments (1).

April, 2013

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Islamo-fiends have a ferocious foothold in the land of liberty

A reaffirmation of our war on terror — and a moratorium on Muslim immigration — should be first on our agenda to halt radical Islam, writes our columnist. Comments (1).
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Boston Marathon bombings show that Americans are terror targets, around the clock

Terror alert: Bloodlusty cowards can’t stand to see Americans happy, according to our columnist. Comment.
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New York’s laundry list of dirty politicians grows longer by the day

Rogue lawmakers need tougher laws to stem their dirty dealings — and longer prison terms – writes our columnist. Comment.
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Jwoww, the Housewives, and DA Hynes? It’s time for a reality check!

Brooklyn’s top crimefighter lost the case for sanity when he agreed to star in a reality TV show about the district attorney’s office, according to our columnist. Comment.

March, 2013

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Bam’s Pales-whine in Israel

President Obama should have addressed the epidemic of Palestinian-stoked violence, instead of laying the blame for Mideast unrest at Israel’s doorstep, according to our columnist. Comments (2).
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Rioting disgraces Kiki’s death

Community leaders like Councilman Jumaane Williams should have decried rioting in the wake of the shooting death of Kiki Gray, instead of using “anger” as an excuse for the lawlessness, says our columnist. Comments (1).
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Hugo’s curtain call no ‘Chavesty’

Another one bites the dust, much to the delight of our columnist who celebrates the final exit of Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez. Comment.
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Oppression of Muslim women needs to be addressed

An international day set aside for women is an apt time to shed light on the problem of female oppression in the Muslim world, writes our columnist. Comments (1).
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The Pope’s exit not divine

Pope Benedict’s resignation is nothing to sanctify, says our columnist, who feels he should have hung in there till the bitter end to guide, direct, and deliver justice to the faithful. Comment.

February, 2013

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No, Jews did not have their say at Brooklyn College

At last check, this was America — not the West Bank or Gaza — writes our columnist about the anti-Israel event at Brooklyn College that delivered a lesson on forbiddance, not free speech. Comments (5).
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Christian persecution — the forgotten epidemic

Violence against Christians living in Muslim lands is ignored by Islam’s faithful who are too busy crying wolf, sez our columnist. Comment.
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Tawana Brawley can run, but she can’t hide from the truth

The teenage girl whose name became synonymous with racial tensions and lies is now a woman who needs to ‘fess up to her falsehoods, writes our columnist. Comments (2).
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Brooklyn College is no place for an anti-Israel rally

Brooklyn College is in a lowly class of its own for welcoming pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel rabble-rousers on campus, writes our columnist. Comments (6).

January, 2013

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France takes on radical Muslims

The United States is a multicultural monarch, but its head is in the sand when it comes to radical Islam, leaving nations like France to act against shariah-shriekers looking to gain ferocious footholds across the globe, says our columnist. Comment.
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Be Penta-gone, Chuck Hagel

Former Nebraskan Sen. Chuck Hagel’s nomination as Pentagon head is a boon for world despots, but a bust for advocates of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, according to our columnist. Comment.
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Al Gore sells out to Muslims

Al Gore hasn’t done America any favors by peddling his Current TV to a Qatari emir — proving he’s a one percenter of the worst kind, according to our columnist. Comments (4).
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Not gun-ho for Piers Morgan

Our columnist has a blast from the past for anti-gun loony — and disgraced British journalist — Piers Morgan, who is the subject of a petition to have him deported for his rabid denouncement of the Second Amendment’s right to bear arms Comments (1).

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