di Amin Dada Oumee caricature 1977

Black Market Traders

Half a century ago, in 1972, mad black African cannibal dictator Idi Amin Dada (or “Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas,” as he preferred) suddenly decided to expel all Asian Indians and Pakistanis from his personal fiefdom/living human meat-larder of Uganda. The aptly named Mr. Dada did so on the alleged grounds ...


Taki’s Top Drawer


Soda Tax

Want a soda? You'll pay more for one in Philadelphia, because five years ago, local politicians decided to tax it. They're "protecting" people, they ...

Beverly Hills, CA.

Meet the Foggers

This’ll be the final entry in my “Fog Trilogy”; totally different topic next week, I promise! Last week’s column was about how/why rightists ...

The Week That Perished

Cultural Caviar


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