#Opinion

Politics | Op-Ed

Stop Apologizing for Our History | National Review

Today’s ill-informed critics of Churchill would be speaking German if he had not led the fight against Hitler.

Politics | Trump

Trump the Indestructible | National Review

The fact that the learned anti-Trump clarion call has become so faint is a persuasive barometer of the pre-electoral weather.

News | News

‘He would be the first to kneel’: Pat Tillman exploited to attack Kaepernick, biographer says

The death of Pat Tillman has been used to strengthen political talking points since he was killed in 2004.

Politics | Media Bias

David French: The Ideological Blindness at the Heart of Media Bias | National Review

Most mainstream-media newsrooms are overwhelmingly populated by progressives who think alike.

Politics | Op-Ed

Why I'm boycotting Nike: Get woke and go broke

Nike should understand that sports represents the best of America, not the loudest and most divisive protester.

Politics | Politics

The Democratic Party versus the Jewish People (Michael Lumish) ~ Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News

I understand that most American Jews do not want to hear this message, but there is no getting away from certain obvious political truths.

Politics | Op-Ed

U.S. is Taking an Axe to the "Peace Process." That’s Good. – Jewish Policy Center

The Trump administration has restored the United States to the position of honest broker – emphasis on “honest” – and taken a hatchet to a series of fantasies underlying the notion of an Israeli-Palestinian “peace process.”  

Politics | Op-Ed

How to Think about Privilege | National Review

Progressives misuse the term “white” as a catch-all for everything they dislike.

Politics | Politics

Wilmette girl's solo dog walk indeed shameful — we should be ashamed of this nanny state. - Chicago Tribune

John Kass: Investigation of Wilmette mom for letting her daughter walk the dog around the block is further evidence of the Nanny State's failure to our children.

Politics | Op-Ed

Israel and the grave danger of media bias

Misinformation matters because media outlets have great power. They shape the way we understand the world and, ultimately, drive our behavior.

Politics | Op-Ed

Dennis Prager: Explaining the Left: Part II

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

Politics | Op-Ed

Andrew Cuomo Was Never That Great | National Review

Try as he might to convince us otherwise, New York’s shape-shifting governor remains a failure.

Politics | Politics

Millennial Socialism: Stupid, Evil, or Both? - Kurt Schlichter

Congratulations, oh most insufferable of generations – against all odds and confounding the experts, you have still somehow managed to make yourselves even more annoying. Apparently, the hep new jive among your tiresome cohort is “Democratic Socialism,” resurrecting a poisonous nineteenth-century political death cult and putting a kicky new spin on it to make it palatable for the suckers. It’s the political equivalent of hipsters who insist vinyl records are superior because they didn’t grow up forced to crank their tunes on that miserable format.

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

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Generation Know-Nothing’s Perfect Representative

It’s not what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doesn’t know that gets her into trouble; it’s what she knows for sure that just ain’t so.

Politics | Trump

The Likeliest Explanation for Trump’s Helsinki Fiasco | National Review

Even if Russia hadn’t meddled in the election at all, Trump would still admire Putin because Trump admires men like Putin — which is why he’s praised numerous other dictators and strongmen.

Politics | Op-Ed

Yes, We Should Fight for Montenegro | National Review

If the NATO alliance cracks, then Europe takes a giant step back to the great-power politics of the past, which led Americans to fight in unimaginably brutal European wars. If it endures, peace prevails.

Politics | Op-Ed

Shapiro: How Trump Haters End Up Helping Trump

“Trump is a Nazi.” “Trump is ruining America.” “Trump supporters are Nazis who are ruining America.” It’s difficult to live in Los Angeles without hearing

Politics | Op-Ed

Terror kites, terror tunnels, suicide bombings, stabbings, rock-throwing: the lie of the Palestinian “right of return”

Nazi politician and propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels once advised: “When one lies, one should lie big, and stick to it. [One should] keep up the lies, even at the risk of looking ridiculous.”

Politics | Op-Ed

Justice Kennedy Retires, and the Legal and Political Ramifications Are Immense | National Review

The next few months may well define the Supreme Court for a generation — and help decide who controls Congress. Buckle up. It’s going to be a wild ride.

Politics | Op-Ed

George Will: The Charles Krauthammer I knew

When he was asked how to become a columnist, Charles Krauthammer would say, with characteristic drollery, "First, you go to medical school."

Politics | Politics

How low can they go?

With respect to the 1,500 “missing” kids, those in the know argue the descriptor is innacurate. These “unaccompanied alien children” (UACs) aren’t missing they say, but have been placed with vetted sponsors, often relatives already living in the

Politics | Politics

Trump's poll numbers confirm the media is still just 'crying wolf'

The disconnect between the nightly news and the average Joe must frustrate the president as he makes progress on a number of fronts.

Politics | Politics

Opinion | Three Cheers for Cultural Appropriation - The New York Times

If we make people stay in the ethnic and racial lane assigned to them by accident of birth, we’ll lose everything that makes this country great.

Politics | POLITICS

David Brooks: The Decline of Anti-Trumpism

The quality of the opposition is deteriorating.

Music | Music

Another legend remembered | My Rick Springfield crush

There's such collective sadness in our world today. Not only is there still the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and fires, there's the horrifying news out of Las Vegas of the mass shooting at an outdoor concert, with 58 confirmed dead and mor

Politics | Op-Ed

The Left’s Dictator Envy

The more you learn about Kim Jong-un, the scarier things get. Don’t tell that to Chelsea Handler, however ...

Politics | Op-Ed

The RINO Hunters Become the Hunted

As Donald Trump sides with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer over their Republican counterparts, one of his allies lobs a telling insult at a movement conservative.

Politics | Politics

North Korea Says It Successfully Tested a Hydrogen Bomb—Is It Time to Nuke Kim’s Economy?

Little more than a week ago, President Trump claimed North Korea was ‘starting to respect us.’ On Sunday, they claimed to have successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb.

Politics | Politics

The Rise of the Violent Left

Antifa's activists say they're battling burgeoning authoritarianism on the American right. Are they fueling it instead?

Politics | Op-Ed

My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump

We created him, and now we're rationalizing him. When will it stop?

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Progressive Groups’ Banning of Star of David Flags Isn’t Anti-Zionism. It’s Anti-Semitism.

Why are some American progressives embracing overt anti-Semitism?

Politics | Politics

OPINION: Trump's travel ban victory should force media to examine itself | TheHill

OPINION | The Supreme Court's stay should concentrate minds in both the judiciary and the media on the loss of objectivity in analysis over the president's immigration order.

Politics | Op-Ed

Why Have Jewish Organizations Been Silent About Otto Warmbier's Death? – Tablet Magazine

Otto Warmbier, an American student at the University of Virginia—who was active in Hillel and who went on Birthright, where he received a Hebrew name—died yesterday after being arrested and tortured by North Korea. You’d think that the cluster of ha

Politics | Politics

It feels like America is descending into chaos | New York Post

I turned 7 in 1968, and though my memories are necessarily fuzzy, I can still sum up a queasy sense of the chaos that pervaded the year as it streamed out of...

Politics | Op-Ed

Pro-BDS contributions to Jewish groups -- a Trojan horse? | The Times of Israel

Ahead of the UN's Ambassadors Against BDS conference, a look at the strange bedfellows partnerships between Muslim and Jewish communities may make

Sports | NBA

The Lakers are officially Jeanie Buss' team, so what will she do?

The Lakers are now officially Jeanie Buss' team, so what will she do first?

Politics | Op-Ed

Trump’s Order on Refugees: Mostly Right on Substance, Wrong on Rollout

The instant backlash to Trump's executive order on refugees is the result more of knee-jerk emotion than a sober assessment of Trump’s policy.

Politics | Politics

The Democratic Party Deserved To Die | The Huffington Post

Demographics are not destiny. Candidates do matter. And it is still the economy, stupid.

Miscellaneous | Potpourri

The False Childhood of Instagram - WSJ

Children’s book author Dan Paley writes that in the Instagram age sharing family photos too often involves feigning perfection.

Politics | Op-Ed

Americans Want To Elect Mommy Or Daddy. That's a Problem. | Daily Wire

Americans want to elect Daddy or Mommy.
 
 That's what this election has become. It hasn't been about competing or contrasting visions of government. It hasn't been about rooting out corruption in Washington or bringing change to the syste

Politics | Election: 2018

Melania Trump's Malpractice | National Review

This is simply grotesque political malpractice, bordering on sabotage.

Politics | Politics

Elizabeth Warren should apologize to Native Americans (Opinion) - CNN.com

Elizabeth Warren should show she is a real friend to the Native American community by calling Donald Trump out on his rhetoric, writes Simon Moya-Smith.

Politics | Politics

Bad news for Trump? Up to one-third of Tuesday's GOP votes went to people who had already quit

As Hillary Clinton basks in the glow of solid wins in Tuesday’s primaries – she trounced Bernie Sanders in New Jersey and here in California and they split the other four – a curious thing has happened on the Republican side. Donald Trump , who app

Politics | Op-Ed

Supreme Court -- Merrick Garland: Republicans’ Nomination Blocking Is Indefensible

The Republican party’s incoherent response to the Supreme Court vacancy is a partisan reflex in search of a justifying principle. The multiplicity of Republican rationalizations for their refusal to even consider Merrick Garland radiates insincerity.

Politics | Op-Ed

Donald Trump 2016 -- Voters Should Be Above "Burning the System Down"

After a depressing weekend of political violence, and cries of “go back to Africa” and “go to f***ing Auschwitz”, it’s time to bury that rallying cry of immature rage, “Burn it down!”

Politics | Op-Ed

Donald Trump: Culture Rot Created Him

A few years back, I began reliving, in reverse, the most treasured part of my upbringing. On sunny summer Sundays, my son, age seven and falling in love with baseball, would curl up next to me on the couch to watch the game.

Politics | Op-Ed

Dear Democrats, Please Stop Insulting Our Intelligence on Judicial Nominations

Does any sentient human being believe that if the Democrats had the Senate majority in the final year of a conservative president’s second term – and Justice Ginsburg’s seat came open — that they would approve any nominee from that president?

Sports | NFL

All-time Super Bowl team: Brady or Montana is the toughest call | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Our all-time Super Bowl team wasn't about career accomplishments. It's just about what you did on Super Bowl Sunday.

Politics | Op-Ed

Liberalism’s Imaginary Enemies

In The Wall Street Journal, Global View columnist Bret Stephens writes about liberalism’s imaginary enemies. In Paris, it’s easier to battle a climate crisis than confront jihadists on the streets.

Politics | Op-Ed

No, George Bush Is Not to Blame for the Paris Attacks | National Review Online

Is there a statute of limitations for blaming George W. Bush for the world’s ills? This weekend, in the aftermath of the Paris attacks, the Huffington Post ran yet another piece repeating leftist conventional wisdom that Bush created ISIS with his disastrous Iraq invasion, that Obama’s missteps were minor by comparison, and oh, by the way, those who supported the Iraq invasion should just shut up.

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 | Op-Ed

Political Correctness Has Peaked | National Review Online

If you’re Social Justice Warrior, you’re a liar. You actively spread absurd falsehoods about the nature of men, women, sex, and culture that can’t withstand even the slightest scrutiny. You change history and conceal facts to fit preferred narratives, even when it costs human lives.

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 | Op-Ed

How Ahmed’s clock became a false, convenient tale of racism | New York Post

When is America going to get serious about the problem of white kids getting suspended from school for nothing? By now you’ve heard the story of Ahmed Mohamed, crowned by...

Politics | Election: 2018

Donald Trump vs. James Madison

Donald Trump appeals to the fantasy that one man can deliver a faction's whole agenda. But that's exactly what the Constitution is designed to prevent.

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 | In The News

Insulting a Police Officer Is Not a Crime - CityLab

U.S. courts have made this clear again and again and again.

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 | Interesting Links

EVERYONE Needs To Watch This Monologue On Race In America. EVERYONE. - Chicks on the Right

This chick is AMAZING! When can she run for president? Seriously - I wanna know where I can donate to the Kira Davis SuperPAC.Take notes, Obama. This is what you could have been, but chose not to.(h/t The Right Scoop)

Politics | Op-Ed

Sorry, Everyone, America Isn’t That Racist

It’s called “proof by example,” and it happens all the time. We take one event and point to it as evidence of a trend or, even worse, a universal fact—a dog attacked my child, therefore all dogs are vicious and should be put down. Despite its popularity,

Politics | Op-Ed

Time for the States to Declare Independence From the Federal Government - Breitbart

One hundred and fifty years after the end of the Civil War, it is becoming increasingly clear that there are two Americas—one where the principles of constitutionally limited government and individual liberty are still revered, the other where statism a

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 | 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 | Op-Ed

As ISIS brutalizes women, a pathetic feminist silence

Oh, how the feminist movement has lost its way. And the deafening silence over ISIS’s latest brutal crimes makes that all too clear. Fifty years ago, American women launched a liberation campaign f...

Politics | Op-Ed

The Danger Of The Campus Crusaders - NYTimes.com

Well-intentioned moral fervor on campuses today often slides into a dangerous type of zealotry.

Politics | Op-Ed

There's No 'Gender Pay Gap', But Here Are 11 Reasons Why There Should Be - Breitbart

The “gender pay gap” is one of the most persistent myths put about by feminists and social justice warriors. It has been comprehensively debunked: in the UK and US, women in their 30s are actually paid more than men for the same

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 | Op-Ed

The Corker Bill Isn’t a Victory — It’s a Constitutional Perversion, by Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

As the Framers knew, we are unlikely to outgrow human nature. So what happens when we decide we’ve outgrown a Constitution designed to protect us from human nature’s foibles?

Politics | Op-Ed

Peace, the Grand Delusion of the Jews

“Who would be free, themselves must strike the blow.”  —Abolitionist and former slave Frederick Douglass On one sunny August afternoon in Boston in 2014, I made my way through the Boston Common public park and watched from a distance as people bega

Politics | The War On Gender

Wesleyan's Gender 'Open House' Is An Angry Idea | The Daily Caller

A liberal arts college in Connecticut is making history by running a shared student residential house for members of fourteen different gender categories. And it sounds like a really angry idea.

Politics | Op-Ed

Netanyahu’s Moment | The Weekly Standard

Sometimes a speech is just a speech. Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech about Iran policy on March 3 will not be his first address to Congress. It will make familiar, if important, arguments. One might assume that, like the vast majority of speeches, it would soon be overtaken by events in Israel and the United States and the world.

Politics | Op-Ed

No Holds Barred: Susan Rice and the politicization of genocide - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

Is there any dirty job for the Obama administration that Susan Rice is not prepared to do? Need someone to fraudulently blame the murder of an American ambassador in Libya on a stupid film? Send Rice to the Sunday morning talk shows.

Politics | Op-Ed

Ben Shapiro: First They Came for the Jews | Truth Revolt

President Obama does not stand up for Jews murdered by Islamic Terrorists. President Obama does not stand up for Christians murdered by Islamic Terrorists. Is there anyone President Obama will stand up for? Ben Shapiro explains why the answer is probably

Politics | Op-Ed

Why Bibi’s Speech Matters

The emerging nuclear deal with Iran is indefensible. The White House knows it. That is why President Obama does not want to subject an agreement to congressional approval, why critics of the deal are

Politics | Op-Ed

Victims Über Alles | National Review Online

Victims Über Alles - The Left’s Islamophobia obsession shows the extent to which victimology dominates our politics.

Politics | Op-Ed

7 reasons why the Palestinian crisis & the Black struggle for freedom are absolutely nothing alike | Dumisani Washington

The “parallels” between the Palestinian plight and that of African-Americans have been made for decades, and this has always......

Politics | Op-Ed

No Holds Barred: The ferocious battle for Israel at New York University

Over the last few years NYU has emerged as one of the most hostile campuses to Israel in the United States.

Politics | Op-Ed

Why Unhappy People Become Liberals | National Review Online

Why Unhappy People Become Liberals - . . . and why liberalism makes them even unhappier.

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 | Politics

Ben Stein: Obama 'most racist president there has ever been in America'

Noted economist and actor Ben Stein, famous for his dry, monotone, comedic delivery, made an appearance on America's News Headquarters on Fox News on Sunday to

Politics | Op-Ed

Dear Fellow Liberals: I’m Done Apologizing for Israel | TIME

Some years ago, I was seated at dinner next to a British law professor, whom my husband, also a law professor, had invited to a conference that he’d organized. The conversation soon turned, as conversation often does among professional intellectuals, to Israel...

Politics | Op-Ed

Why Jews unite more than Christians | David Suissa | Jewish Journal

Imagine that you are a Jew, and that you are president of the United States. Your security adviser has just whispered in your ear that 200 Jewish girls in Africa have been kidnapped and are being threatened with rape.

Politics | Op-Ed

BILL WHITTLE: THE CASE FOR ISRAEL

As Israel is under attack from Hamas in the Gaza strip and BDS -- Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions -- right here in America, Bill Whittle makes the historic...

Politics | Op-Ed

UN probe of Israel will only encourage Hamas war crimes | JPost | Israel News

Israel should have nothing to fear from an objective investigation. It should also have nothing to fear from the UNHRC “investigation” – if its biases are exposed for all to see.