Eugene Girin

Eugene Girin is a New York-based attorney and commentator.

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  • July 11, 2014

    Milan, Part II

    Today, was certainly a more relaxed day here in the city of St. Ambrose and Silvio Berlusconi. After getting acquainted with the tram routes (Milan's subways are few and far in between), we got off at the Duomo square.

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  • July 10, 2014

    Italy Travelogue, I: Milan

    Arrived today on a direct flight from JFK airport for the first stop in my Italian vacation: Milan.

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  • Unshattered
    August 2014

    Unshattered

    Admittedly, I approached Amanda Bell with a degree of caution. I am, to say the least, wary of fiction, especially fiction centered around a female protagonist who is on a path of self-understanding and realization.

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  • July 3, 2014

    Montenegrin Church Fresco: Tito in Hell

    Recently, the newly built, magnificent-looking Church of the Resurrection in Podgorica, Montenegro came to the world's attention for one of its frescoes. The anonymous painter portrayed Tito in hell, in a sea of fire, right next to Marx and Engels, surrounded by diabolical figures.

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  • July 1, 2014

    Why Ann Coulter Is Dead Wrong About Soccer

    Ann Coulter's recent article "America's Favorite National Pastime: Hating Soccer" is an example of that shrill uncouthness that Europeans like to attribute to Americans, an obnoxious boorishness that is typical behavior for those jerks.

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  • June 26, 2014

    Aaron Clarey's "Worthless: Exposing the Evil Scam of American Higher Education", Part II

    A glaring omission of "Worthless" is the fact that he never mentions affirmative action, mass immigration, outsourcing and "free" trade - the Four Horseman of America's decline.

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  • June 24, 2014

    Aaron Clarey's "Worthless: Exposing the Evil Scam of American Higher Education", Part I

    Aaron Clarey is the enfante terrible of American economists. Describing himself as ?"the only motorcycling, fossil-hunting, tornado chasing, book-writing, ballroom dancing economist in the world", Clarey quickly became known among young people for his politically-incorrect, masculine, libertarian bluntness.

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  • June 20, 2014

    World Cup Reflections

    Here in New York City, you do not have even go online or turn on the TV to find out which team won one of the day's three first round matches in the World Cup. You just go out of your apartment and walk a few blocks to the nearest bars and restaurants.

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  • June 16, 2014

    Taking Ecumenism Too Far

    Pope Francis' visit to the Holy Land had a few tense moments. First, he prayed at the graffiti-covered separation barrier (nicknamed the "Apartheid Wall" by the Palestinians and their Western leftist supporters) between the Palestinian Authority and Israel. Then, he corrected Bibi Netanyahu about Jesus' native language. Both of these events were widely commented on in the media.

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  • June 12, 2014

    Celebrating Soul-Destroyers

    One of my neighborhood newspapers, the Times Ledger recently published an article called "Queens Family Raises Two Transgender Kids". Like tens of thousands of other American couples, "Jeff and Mary" adopted three kids (two boys and a girl) from Russia and Kazakhstan.

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  • June 9, 2014

    "Frenchman" Shoots Up Belgian Museum

    At the end of last month, Mehdi Nemmouche (also spelled "Nammouche", "Namouche", or "Nemouche") shot up the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels, killing four people: an Israeli married couple on vacation, a French visitor, and a Belgian museum employee.

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  • July 2014

    A Young Attorney’s Lament: Law School

    Attorneys love to talk. They are addicted to argument, storytelling, reminiscing.

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  • June 4, 2014

    The American Military: One Never-ending Scandal

    The twin scandals that enveloped our glorious military are proof of its degradation and the ineptitude of the Obama administration.

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  • May 30, 2014

    The Shabby Poetry of Maya Angelou

    The recent passing of Maya Angelou generated a predictable panoply of gushing grief from the mainstream media.

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  • May 28, 2014

    Elena Chudinova on the Fall of Europe

    Provincial Frenchmen, long famous for their parochial traditionalism are now not only accepting, but protective of public deviance. How far did the Eldest Daughter of the Church fall that its suburban trains resemble a gay bar.

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  • May 23, 2014

    The Impending Triumph of Marine Le Pen

    The Front Nationale is expected to get at least 18% of the vote in the ongoing European Parliament elections and with eleven new cities in France resulting from a "breakthrough" (the BBC's words, not mine) in the recent local elections.

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  • May 21, 2014

    Judicial Tyranny: An American Tradition

    Even before the Lyndon Johnson-Earl Warren revolution that fatally undermined America, the Supreme Court was hardly a force for restraint.

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  • May 16, 2014

    Reading Antonin Scalia in New York

    The highlight of my time in law school - three years of varying degrees of dreariness and constant irritation was the visit of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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  • May 12, 2014

    Eurovision: the Triumph of the Transvestites

    The cheesy tra-la-la europop has hit a new low with this year's winner. The crowned queen of this year's contest is Conchita Wurst (real name: Thomas Neuwirth), a bearded transvestite whose looks are nauseating and whose singing is revolting.

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  • May 9, 2014

    American Murder: All in the Family

    "Get used to it guys. Here in America you will see a lot of these murder cases: children killing parents, parents killing children, siblings rubbing out each other...

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