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Matthew Engel

Matthew Engel

    Daddy's dead but his car is fine
    Daddy's dead but his car is fine
    Over huge swaths of the Unite States, country is about all you can find on the car radio — all those songs about tormented love, mommy going...
    America – socialism's sporting stronghold
    America – socialism's sporting stronghold
    The worst team in American football are the Cincinnati Bengals. Last season they won two games and lost 14. If they were an English football team,...
    The US is so parochial
    The US is so parochial
    There are two greetings used by members of Her Majesty's sporting press when they greet each other on a foreign field at the start of an event....
    Ten-pin fans bowled over
    Ten-pin fans bowled over
    You will be delighted to know that the day has finally arrived to bring you up to date with news from the world of ten-pin bowling, which must hit...
    Bringing aid and the Bible
    Bringing aid and the Bible
    It could only happen with a United States invasion. Poised behind the troops, waiting for a signal that Iraq is safe enough for them to operate in,...
    The man who will rule Iraq
    The man who will rule Iraq
    It is probably most accurate to call him Iraq’s president-elect. The moment President Saddam Hussein falls, Jay Garner will take over, with...
    Bushwhacked
    Bushwhacked
    It is more than 30 years ago now, though it seems like yesterday. A Republican president, much derided by liberals, was in the White House and his...
    An incompetent bunch of rankers
    An incompetent bunch of rankers
    They say no good deed goes unpunished and, boy, sometimes one has to keep learning this lesson the hard way. To explain: eight years ago, as editor...
    The US: Canada's national obsession
    The US: Canada's national obsession
    Now where on the axis of evil can we be? The country's long-reigning leader thinks the president of the United States is contemptible, a sentiment...
    Meet the new Zionists
    Meet the new Zionists
    At first sight, the scene is familiar: one that happens in Washington DC and other American cities all the time. On the platform, an Israeli...
    Cowboys play a weighting game
    Cowboys play a weighting game
    With great regret it is necessary to report the departure from the upper reaches of American football of the Western world's most extraordinary-looking professional sportsman, one Aaron Gibson....
    US troops sent to Cote d'Ivoire to rescue trapped children
    US troops sent to Cote d'Ivoire to rescue trapped children
    About 200 United States special forces troops were sent into Cote d'Ivoire this week to try and rescue American children who have been trapped in a...