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Politics | Op-Ed

How to Tell if a Trump Supporter Is Racist

Every non-liberal leftist -- that is, nearly every Democrat running for president, New York Times and Washington Post columnist, CNN and MSNBC host, and your left-wing brother-in-law -- labels every Trump supporter and, of course, President Donald Trump,

Politics | Op-Ed

Prager: Clarity About Nationalism – American Greatness

In order to make arguments for nationalism, we have to define it.

The first definition in Merriam-Webster is "loyalty and devotion to a nation." But in a second paragraph, it adds, "especially: a sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Prager: What have Jews learned from the Holocaust? Not much - Jerusalem Post

The fact is the most important task for any society is to devise ways to make people good.

Politics | Iran Terror

The Iran Nuclear Deal

Is the nuclear agreement between the United States and Iran a good or bad deal? Would it be harder or easier for Iran to develop nuclear weapons? Would it ma...

Politics | Op-Ed

Prager: What the Tree of Life Synagogue Massacre Means

The dishonest now have the Pittsburgh massacre to blame on Trump.

Politics | Op-Ed

Dennis Prager: Here's Why Leftists Feel Entitled To Ignore All Common Rules of Decency

Most liberals and conservatives abide by society’s rules of order and decency, most leftists do not feel bound to live by these same rules.

Politics | Op-Ed

What Does Female Empowerment Mean? | National Review

What does female empowerment mean amid the Brett Kavanaugh controversy?

Politics | Op-Ed

Dennis Prager: Explaining the Left: Part II

The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, did Americans a favor last week.

History | History

What Was the Cold War? | PragerU

The decades-long “Cold War” (1947-1989) between the United States and the Soviet Union was so named because the two global powers never came to direct blows. Yet, the war was not without its victims. In fact, millions of Cubans, Koreans and Vietnamese

Politics | Op-Ed

Explaining American Leftists: Part I | National Review

The combination of affluence and secularism produces boredom as surely as the combination of hydrogen and oxygen produces water.

Politics | Op-Ed

PRAGER: If We're Nazis, Expect More Violence

Because of the ever-descending moral and intellectual state of the mainstream news media, there has been no outcry against the leftists who call President Donald Trump and all Americans who support him Nazis. Indeed, members of the media now regularly do

Politics | Op-Ed

Moral Cowardice: Why This Should Be Google's New Slogan

If it were to be true to its values, Google should have changed its slogan from "Don't be evil" to "Don't fight evil."

Politics | Op-Ed

Why the Left Won't Call Anyone 'Animals' - The Dennis Prager Show

If you want to understand the moral sickness at the heart of leftism, read the first paragraph of the most recent column by Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne: "It's never right to call other human beings 'animals.' It's not something we should e

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Cornell Student Presents Senior Thesis In Her Underwear - The Dennis Prager Show

The most remarkable thing about the title of this column, “Cornell student presents senior thesis in her underwear” is that not one reader thinks it’s a joke. That, my friends, is further proof of the low esteem in which most Americans hold our univ

Politics | Politics

How PragerU Is Winning The Right-Wing Culture War Without Donald Trump

A right-wing online "university" is on track for a billion views in 2018, its professors are some of the best-known conservatives in media, and its founder wants to put it in real schools. So how come you've never heard of it?

Politics | Op-Ed

PRAGER: Whatever The Left Touches It Ruins

The only way to save Western civilization is to convince more people that leftism — not liberalism — is a nihilistic force. Quite literally, whatever the left touches it ruins. So, here is a partial listing of the damage done by the left and the Democ

Politics | Politics

Nazi speech on campus opposed by half of Americans - Washington Times

Nearly half of Americans support banning Nazis and white supremacists from speaking on college campuses, a poll shows, but higher education critics warn that such a move would be imprudent and legally dubious.

Politics | Politics

The Transgender Straw Broke the Camel’s Back: It’s Time to Declare Independence from Public Schools

Conservatives risk losing our culture entirely if we don’t implement fundamental public-school reform.

Politics | Op-Ed

Republicans Fighting Leftism: Conservatives must identify their ideological foe

American conservatives are rightfully annoyed with the Obama administration, and Democrats generally, for refusing to name radical Islam or Islamism as the major source of terror it is.

Politics | POLITICS

Farook Was Obsessed With Israel -What Else Do We Need to Know? - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

According to the father of the San Bernardino terrorist, Syed Rizwan Farook, his son was “obsessed with Israel.” In an interview in the Italian newspaper La Stampa, the senior Syed Farook said, “My son said that he shared [Islamic State leader] Al B

History | History

The World's Most Moral Army

Is the Israeli military a paragon of morality and wartime ethics? Or is it an oppressive force that targets innocent Palestinian civilians and commits war crimes as a matter of policy? Colonel Richard Kemp, who was the commander of British Forces in Afgha

Politics | POLITICS

American Universities Are Imploding | National Review Online

For over half a century, American universities, with few exceptions, have ceased teaching and begun indoctrinating. In the past few weeks, this downhill spiral has accelerated. The university is now a caricature of an educational institution.

Politics | Political Science

Campaign Finance Reform Corrupts

What corrupts politics more: Millionaires and billionaires? Or the rules that intend to limit the influence of wealthy donors? George Will, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post, explains who designed campaign finance reform

Politics | Political Science

Game of Loans

Why does student debt keep going up and up even as it's harder and harder to find a good job with a college degree? And why does it seem that the more aid the government and colleges give, the less it helps? Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA

Politics | POLITICS

Prager: Why I Am in Israel — and Why You Should Be | Truth Revolt

I want to explain why I am in Israel. I am in here with 450 American (and a German and a Canadian) listeners to my radio show. About 400 are non-Jews. We are here on a “Stand with Israel” tour organized by the syndicator of my radio show, the Salem Ra

Politics | Political Science

Left but Really Right

Successful liberals live by conservative values. It's true. The liberal musician, the liberal chef, the liberal writer -- all swear by things conservatives love, like competition, earned reward, and, yes, profit and the bottom line. Greg Gutfeld, bes

Politics | The War On Gender

Gender Differences Denied: Feminization of America Is Bad for the World | National Review Online

Last week the New York Times published an article, “Sweeping Away Gender-Specific Toys and Labels,” that contained three sentences that explain one of the most important phenomena in American life. In discussing the increasing move to do away with gender-specific toys — something the New York Times approves of — the article quoted Tania Missad, the “director of global consumer insights” at one of the world’s largest toy manufacturers, Mattel:

Politics | POLITICS

Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share?

Do the rich pay their fair share of taxes? It's not a simple question. First of all, what do you mean by rich? And how much is fair? What are the rich, whoev...

History | History

Who Killed the Liberal Arts?

What in the world happened to the liberal arts? A degree in the humanities used to transmit the knowledge and wisdom imbued in the works of great Western artists, writers, musicians and thinkers like Shakespeare and Mozart. But today, that same degree str

News | News/Politics

Who Are the Racists: Conservatives or Liberals? - YouTube

What makes conservatism right? If you're a conservative, you should know why you're right. If you're not a conservative, why should you think about becoming ...

News | News/Politics

Why the Right is Right - YouTube

What makes conservatism right? If you're a conservative, you should know why you're right. If you're not a conservative, why should you think about becoming ...

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Does Science Argue for or against God?

Why are we here? Literally. The latest science says we shouldn’t be. It says that the chance life exists at all is less than zero. So, is science the greates...

History | History

Why We're Losing Liberty

Was the Constitution written in a way that was designed to protect freedom and limit the government's size? Has it been effective in doing that? And what's t...

Politics | Politics

Myths, Lies and Capitalism

Does free enterprise hurt the poor? Is it unfair and driven by greed? Did it cause the Great Recession? In five minutes, Arthur Brooks answers these question...

Politics | Politics

What They Haven't Told You about Climate Change

Since time immemorial, our climate has been and will always be changing. Patrick Moore explains why “climate change,” far from being a recent human-caused di...

Politics | POLITICS

They Really Hate Ben Carson

The invective against Dr. Ben Carson coming from the left is extraordinary, even for the left. Now that Carson, one of the pre-eminent brain surgeons in America, has become a viable candidate for president, the left has labelled him everything awful it ca

Miscellaneous | Environmental Science

Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?

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Politics | Politics

The Right Does Have Answers on Guns, Mr. President - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

On the assumption that there are good and bad people on both the right and the left and that everyone is horrified by mass shootings, how is one to explain the great divide between right and left on the gun issue as it relates to these mass murders? Why d

Politics | Politics

Dennis Prager: Speaker Of The House? | AllAccess.com

With House Republicans in disarray trying to come up with a suitable candidate for Speaker of the House to replace the retiring JOHN BOEHNER, a caller's suggestion has SALEM RADIO NETWORK host DENNIS PRAGER thinking that perhaps he could be the chosen one

Advice & Self-Help | Life Studies

Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?

Telling the truth is usually right. But can it also sometimes be wrong? If so, when? And why? Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, a bestselling author and renowned scholar, explains when honesty isn't the best policy.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Radical Islam: The Most Dangerous Ideology

Is radical Islam our generation's most dangerous ideology? Is it comparable to what Nazism and Communism were in the 20th century? Or are Islamists no more d...

Politics | Op-Ed

Europe Is Making a Fatal Mistake | RealClearPolitics

Allowing millions of Syrians and others from the Muslim Middle East into Europe will end up a catastrophe for Europe, and therefore for the West. This may be the most difficult sentence I have ever...

Politics | Politics

Why the Left Loves “Change” Left-Right Differences: Part VIII - The Dennis Prager Show

“We are the change that we seek” “Hope and Change” These statements and campaign slogans of candidate Barack Obama in 2008 exemplified a basic difference between the Left and Right. The further left one goes the greater the belief in change. Conse

News | News

Why We're Losing Liberty

Was the Constitution written in a way that was designed to protect freedom and limit the government's size? Has it been effective in doing that? And what's t...

Politics | POLITICS

The Left Sees Only White Evil - Dennis Prager - Page 1

In the past week, two television reporters in Roanoke, Va. -- Alison Parker and Adam Ward -- were murdered by a black man who hated whites, and a white police officer in Houston -- Darren Goforth -- was murdered by a black man. Neither crime has been labe

News | News

Why Do Many Jews Support the Iran Deal? - Dennis Prager

The more one knows about the Iran deal, the more obvious it becomes that it is not a deal so much as it is a fraud. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of a fraud is "something that is meant to look like the real thing in orde

Politics | POLITICS

Responses to the President's Arguments for the Nuclear Deal - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

At American University last week, President Barack Obama gave a vigorous defense of the Iran nuclear agreement. In the belief that every student who was present — indeed, all Americans — should hear the other side, here are responses to claims the pre

History | History

Was it Wrong to Drop the Atom Bomb on Japan? - Prager University

In recent years, many academics and others have condemned President Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as unnecessary and immoral. Yet this interpretation relies on a poor understanding of history tha

Politics | POLITICS

Iran and the Bomb - Prager University

Many countries have nuclear weapons, and many more want them. Only one, though, has its neighbors and the world terrified. That country is Iran. Why is everyone so concerned? Because the Islamic theocracy has repeatedly threatened to destroy Israel, spons

Politics | Op-Ed

Cecil the Lion -- Human Rights Matter Too | National Review Online

The uproar over the killing of a lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe by an American dentist, Dr. Walter Palmer, is further proof that secular society inevitably produces moral confusion.

News | News

▶ Dennis Prager speaks at Stop Iran Rally 7/26/15 in Los Angeles - YouTube

Dennis lays out why the Iran deal is such a dangerous agreement. Please watch and share with those you think may need to hear specifics about it. For those w...

Politics | Climate Change

What They Haven't Told You about Climate Change - Prager University

Since time immemorial, our climate has been and will always be changing. Patrick Moore explains why climate change, far from being a recent human-caused disaster, is, for a myriad of complex reasons, a fact of life on Planet Earth.

Politics | Op-Ed

1938 and 2015: Only the Names Are Different - Dennis Prager

We say that evil is dark. But this metaphor is imprecise. Evil is actually intensely bright, so painfully bright that people look away from it. Many even deny its existence. Why? Because once people acknowledge evil’s existence, they know they have to c

Politics | Op-Ed

The Formal End to Judeo-Christian America - Dennis Prager

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the redefinition of marriage seals the end of America as the Founders envisioned it. From well before 1776 until the second half of the 20th century, the moral values of the United States were rooted in the Bible a

Politics | Interesting Links

What Makes America Different? - Prager University

Is America really that great? Or is the United States just like any other nation? Outsiders tend to be the best judge of character, and Nick Adams, a best-selling Australian author and political commentator, gives an outsider's view of the USA.

Politics | Op-Ed

Left-Right Differences -- The Left Rejects Painful Truths | National Review Online

Here’s a difference between Left and Right that is rarely noted despite the fact that it is at least as important as any other and even explains many of the other differences.

News | Fun With Islam

Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists? - Prager University

What makes someone become an Islamic extremist? Is it poverty? Lack of education? A search for meaning? Haroon Ullah, a senior State Department advisor and a foreign policy professor at Georgetown University, shares what he discovered while living in Paki

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Charming New Palestinian Video of Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

You see how the tots are being prepared for peace. Gives you a lot of confidence that the Palestinians are ready to accept the existence of the tiny Jewish state, doesn’t it?  

Politics | Politics

'Does It Do Good?' vs. 'Does It Feel Good?' Left-Right Differences: Part III - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager

A fundamental difference between the left and right concerns how each assesses public policies. The right asks, “Does it do good?” The left asks a different question. One example is the minimum wage. In 1987, The New York Times editorialized against a

Politics | Politics

Do Big Unions Buy Politicians? - Prager University

Who poses the biggest threat to America's economy by striking deals with crooked politicians? Big Oil, Big Pharma, or Big Unions? Daniel DiSalvo, political science professor at the City College of New York, gives the answer.

Politics | Interesting Links

George Will to Grads: Universities Owe You an Apology | Truth Revolt

In a new video for Prager University, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist George Will offers the commencement address no college will ever allow. The first thing an honest commencement address needs to give students is an apology—for saddli

Politics | Op-Ed

To Defend a Position, You Must Understand Both Sides | National Review Online

Most Americans hold either liberal or conservative positions on most matters. In many instances, however, they would be hard pressed to explain their position or the position they oppose.

Politics | Interesting Links

Should America be the World's Policeman? - Prager University

Should America be the world's policeman? Does the world even need a policeman? Or would humanity be better off if America weren't the dominant military superpower? Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and foreign affairs expert Bret Stephens weighs in.

Politics | Politics

Do You Understand the Electoral College? - Prager University

Right now, there's a well-organized, below-the-radar effort to render the Electoral College effectively useless. It's called the National Popular Vote, and it would turn our presidential elections into a majority-rule affair. Would this be good or bad? Au

Politics | Politics

The Popular Vote vs. the Electoral College - Prager University

Right now, there's a well-organized, below-the-radar effort to render the Electoral College effectively useless. It's called the National Popular Vote, and it would turn our presidential elections into a majority-rule affair. Would this be good or bad? Au

History | History

The Truth about the Vietnam War - Prager University

Did the United States win or lose the Vietnam War? We are taught that it was a resounding loss for America, one that proves that intervening in the affairs of other nations is usually misguided. The truth is that our military won the war, but our politici

History | History

Why Is Pakistan More Legitimate than Israel? - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

Whenever I have received a call from a listener to my radio show challenging Israel’s legitimacy, I have asked these people if they ever called a radio show to challenge any other country’s legitimacy. In particular, I ask, have they ever questioned t

Politics | Op-Ed

Hillary Clintons Candidacy Is Depressing

She has accomplished nothing, but she’s a woman (who’s a liberal), and that’s all that matters to the Left.

Politics | Op-Ed

America's Decay Is Speeding Up - Dennis Prager

As one who loves America — not only because I am American, but even more so because I know (not believe, know) that the American experiment in forming a decent society has been the most successful in history — I write the following words in sadness...

Politics | Interesting Links

What Is the University Diversity Scam? - Prager University

America's campuses, particularly those in California, spend tens of millions of dollars on administrators and programs to combat issues like sexism, homophobia, and racism on campus. But are these problems in any way prevalent at our universities? Or is t

Politics | Interesting Links

Why America Invaded Iraq - Prager University

Why did America invade Iraq in 2003? Was it for oil? Or was it because Saddam Hussein was a mass-murdering dictator who harbored terrorists and threatened the region with Weapons of Mass Destruction? If it was the former, wouldn't it have been a lot easie

Miscellaneous | Cool Stuff

Does Science Argue for or against God? - Prager University

Why are we here? Literally. The latest science says we shouldn't be. It says that the chance life exists at all is less than zero. So, is science the greatest threat to the idea of Intelligent Design or is science its greatest advocate? Best-selling autho

History | History

Israel's Legal Founding - Prager University

When the state of Israel was founded in 1948, it was done so with the approval of the United Nations. But today, Israel's enemies routinely challenge the legitimacy of its very existence. So, under international law, who's right? Israel? Or its enemies?

Politics | Op-Ed

If the President Couldn't Tell a Lie | RealClearPolitics

In the famous 1997 movie comedy "Liar Liar," actor Jim Carrey plays a lawyer who, as a result of his young son's birthday wish being magically fulfilled, cannot tell a lie -- he can only tell the truth -- for 24 hours. Let's imagine that such a wish forced President Obama to do the same, not for 24 hours, but only during his State of the Union address.

News | News

Bloody Battle for Israel at Oxford University | New York Observer

Oxford, England, 5 am – I’m trying to get two hours sleep tonight prior to my flight back to America, but cannot. I am supercharged from tonight’s debate at the Oxford Union on Israel versus Hamas. It was easily the most hard-fought debate on Israel I have ever participated in. It was ferocious, exhilarating, vicious, electrifying, and disturbing.

Politics | Op-Ed

We Have a Moral Divide, Not a Racial One - Dennis Prager

As we await protests and riots scheduled for Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere if a grand jury in Missouri does not indict the white officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, a black teenager, a little moral clarity is called for. For decades now, we hav

Politics | Op-Ed

Poverty Causes Crime? - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

One of the first clues that this Columbia-educated, liberal, Democrat, New York Jew had that there was something wrong at the heart of progressive/left-wing thought was when I read and was taught over and over that “poverty causes crime.” I knew from

Politics | Interesting Links

The Progressive Income Tax: A Tale of Three Brothers - Prager University

The Progressive Income Tax is one of those economic terms that gets bandied about, but few actually know what it means or how it works. This tale of three similar brothers with three different incomes (but one shared expense) helps explain the tax system

Politics | Op-Ed

If It Damages America, It's Good for Democrats - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

In almost every area of American life, the better things are, the worse it is for the Democratic Party. And vice versa. Marriage. Even today, after decades of feminism, most Americans agree that it is better for women (and for men) — and better for soci

Politics | Op-Ed

The Media Are Much Scarier than Ebola - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

Why do some things scare people more than others? One reason is that people engage in a rational assessment of risk and conclude the appropriate level of fear. For example, people feel free to walk alone at midnight in Times Square but not in Central Park

Politics | Interesting Links

How to Solve America's Spending Problem - Prager University

Everyone complains about America's debt, and rightly so, but how do we get out of it? As Cato's Michael Tanner explains, spending on entitlement programs -- Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid -- has exploded in recent decades. We must slow their growt

Politics | Op-Ed

What the Arab World Produces - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

At least since the early part of the 20th century, aside from oil, the Arab world has produced and exported two products. It has produced essentially no technology, medicine or anything else in the world of science. It has almost no contributions to world

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

▶ Dennis Prager, Steven Emerson, Investigative Project, Hamas, ISIS, Islamists

http://www.dennisprager.com ... http://www.investigativeproject.org ... http://www.steveemerson.com ... http://www.stophamasnow.com Dennis Prager talks to St...

Politics | Opinion

Why do people hate Israel? | Dennis Prager

We live in a bad world.

There is nothing new about that. The world has been pretty bad since its inception. That’s why God destroyed it and started all over again (with little to show for the new experiment, one might add).

From a moral perspective, look at the world since 2000.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Dennis Prager - The Jewish State in a Morally Sick World

The Jewish State in a Morally Sick World - The absence of basic freedoms among Israel’s enemies means nothing to the Europeans.

News | Israel

The Middle East Problem

The Middle East conflict is framed as one of the most complex problems in the world. But, in reality, it's very simple. Israelis want to live in peace and ar...

Politics | Interesting Links

The Truth about the Vietnam War - Prager University

Did the United States win or lose the Vietnam War? We are taught that it was a resounding loss for America, one that proves that intervening in the affairs of other nations is usually misguided. The truth is that our military won the war, but our politici

Politics | Interesting Links

What Every Graduate Should Know - Prager University

As a college graduate, the commencement speech is something that you can take with you into the world. America's universities have attracted some of the most successful and famous people to speak to graduates. Some commencement speakers deliver grand and

Politics | Interesting Links

Iran and the Bomb - Prager University

Many countries have nuclear weapons, and many more want them. Only one, though, has its neighbors and the world terrified. That country is Iran. Why is everyone so concerned? Because the Islamic theocracy has repeatedly threatened to destroy Israel, spons