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Entries by Ed Koch from 06/2010

No Matter What the Pressure Brought to Bear on It, Israel Should Never Give Up Its Right of Self-Defense

| Posted 06.08.2010 | New York

Israel has to be certain that no jihadists and suicide bombers enter Gaza to join the terrorists already there. Supporters of terrorism have already tried to deliver by ship to Gaza large amounts of war material.

Mayor Ed Koch Flies a Kite

| Posted 06.15.2010 | Entertainment

The Bollywood movie Kites contains the crazy, quixotic and humorous elements of a Mel Brooks flick and the deadly themes of violence and pyrotechnics of Quentin Tarantino.

Did We Not All Say, "Never Again?"

| Posted 06.15.2010 | New York

Many Jewish leaders, myself included, have concluded that President Obama has reneged on his support for the security of Israel, and is shifting American foreign policy to favor the Muslim, and in particular, the Palestinian cause.

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, Reviewed

| Posted 06.18.2010 | New York

Joan Rivers is now 77 years old. When she began her career back in the days of Jack Parr, Ed Sullivan and Johnny Carson, her coarse humor and use of a drunken sailor's profanity were shocking.

Sometimes You Eat the Bear and Sometimes the Bear Eats You

| Posted 06.22.2010 | New York

Currently, Obama's approval ratings are falling and the bear is eating him for lunch. However, we all should remember the halcyon days of not so long ago when he could do no wrong.

Mademoiselle Chambon: Movie Review By Ed Koch

| Posted 06.23.2010 | Entertainment

Mademoiselle Chambon is just about as perfect as a film can be. In some fashion it reminded me of the 1945 British film, Brief Encounter, in terms of...

Movie Review: Solitary Man

| Posted 06.23.2010 | Entertainment

Solitary Man is a small movie dependent on the performance of a single actor: Michael Douglas. Go see it, it's not a waste of time.

Toy Story 3: A Mayor Koch Review

| Posted 06.25.2010 | Entertainment

I am averse to watching animated films, even though I know they have improved since Mickey Mouse. I decided to see Toy Story 3, even though I haven't seen the first two films.

HuffPost Review: Stonewall Uprising

| Posted 06.27.2010 | Entertainment


We Cannot Win in Afghanistan and Should Withdraw as Soon as Possible

| Posted 06.29.2010 | World

President Barack Obama did the right thing in firing General Stanley McChrystal. Now, he should direct the armed forces to take the measures needed to leave Afghanistan by the end of this year.