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Miscellaneous | Opinion

The Case Against Trump (and why some of your friends and family no longer want to speak to you)

I love this country. I always have. But the last few years in the USA have left me truly aghast. Just when I think that there are no more surprises left in American political life, I am handed a fr…

News | News

Q and the ABCs of spreading conspiracy theories

Followers of the online conspiracy theorist "QAnon" have propagated outlandish disinformation about secret plots by a "deep state" cabal of Satanic, cannibalistic child-traffickers; how are such ideas spread?

Politics | Op-Ed

Trump Is Now One With Countless Essential Workers - American Greatness

Joe Biden has redefined mask wearing. It is now the thinking man’s patriotism, what every “scientific” and “refined” mind naturally does. Biden, the media…

Politics | Op-Ed

Saving the Golden State Will Save America - American Greatness

As demonstrated by the torrent of executive orders issued by King Newsom in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, constitutional rights, and due process go out…

Politics | Op-Ed

Ben Shapiro: Why I'm Leaving California

I want my kids to grow up in a community with a future, with more freedom and safety than I grew up with. California makes that impossible.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Why Trump resorted to torching the debate

Unlike in 2016, he lacks a clear message or line of attack against his opponent. What remained was bullying, interruptions and ad hominem provocations.

Politics | Politics

Trump Derails 1st Presidential Debate With Biden, And 5 Other Takeaways

The president ran roughshod over debate moderator Chris Wallace and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden — and crossed many lines in the process.

News | News

The controversy over qualified immunity

The doctrine whereby police officers are protected from civil lawsuits in certain cases has come under question – as citizens who claim their Constitutional rights had been violated by police have been mired in legal actions for years

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Clean Energy Group Warns California Car Ban Will Tax the Grid

One clean energy trade group in California is warning that California’s bold new goal of phasing out gas-powered cars within 15 years will drive up power demand from electric cars by 25% -- a potential problem for a state that has been struggling to kee

Miscellaneous | Opinion

The Top 1% of Americans Have Taken $50 Trillion From the Bottom 90%—And That's Made the U.S. Less Secure

A new report shows that a $50 trillion redistribution of income to benefit the richest has made America less healthy, resilient, and secure

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Poll: Most support athletes kneeling in protest, speaking out on social issues

A majority of Americans say they think it is appropriate for professional athletes to kneel during the national anthem in protest and use their platforms to speak out on social issues, according to a new Washington Post poll.The survey released on Thursda

Miscellaneous | Opinion

WHY COLUMBUS SUCKS

Some statues belong in museums so people can learn the horrors of the past in order not to repeat them. They do NOT belong in places of honor. Native Strengt...

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Shootings Expose Racial And Economic Divide In Kenosha

Kenosha residents are experiencing pain and fear, according to the Urban League president, in a city with a history of Black oppression.

Politics | Op-Ed

Chuck Norris: Why I switched from Democrat to Republican

Chuck Norris recalls his '60s rage at seeing party's racist actions against blacks

Miscellaneous | Opinion

The 11 Biggest Lies Recruiters Tell, According To The Internet

Ahh, recruiters: the future soldier, sailor, airman, or Marine’s first official introduction to the U.S. armed forces and a figure who will live in infamy

Politics | Op-Ed

Why America Is in Real Danger | RealClearPolitics

Americans have long been proud of the fact that, unlike European countries, America never went the route of totalitarianism as embodied in communism, fascism and Nazism.
This achievement may be...

Miscellaneous | Opinion

The Navy needs to fix itself because it keeps screwing up

If all of the military services were baseball teams, the Navy would be the 1962 Mets – a team so bad that columnist Jimmy Breslin wrote a book about them called, "Can't Anybody Here Play This Game?"

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Op-Ed: Trump can't postpone the election. But here's why we have to take his tweet seriously

President Trump’s tweet today is unprecedented, and we have to consider whether the president truly intends to lead us down a dangerous path.

Politics | Opinion

For Israel, Not Winning is Losing :: Middle East Forum

The late war hero and U.S. Senator John McCain once said: "When you're not winning, you're losing." Israel has won a lot of wars in its relatively brief history, but the last outright victory came almost half a century ago, in 1973 when it rebounded

Politics | Op-Ed

Victor Davis Hanson: Our Summer of Cultural Suicide

Professional sports, universities, and the motion-picture industry all know that what they are doing is bad for business. They also are ignorant of history and cannot be persuaded that they are destroying themselves.

News | News

The U.S. Military Won’t Return to Business as Usual After the Pandemic - War on the Rocks

As America logs record-breaking numbers of daily COVID-19 infections and deaths, the U.S. military is far from immune. In the first half of July,

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Feds, right-wing media paint Portland as ‘city under siege.’ A tour of town shows otherwise

In a city of 650,000 spread out over 145 square miles, national figures focus on police crackdowns on protesters on a scant few blocks night after night.

Politics | Opinion

Why Israel will always be a Jewish state - The Jerusalem Post

Israel’s greatest security risk is a binational state from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Is evangelical support for Trump a contradiction?

A religious historian explains why Trump wasn’t a trade-off for American evangelicals.

Politics | Op-Ed

Why A Newsom Recall Could Succeed

here isn’t a political professional to be found in California who believes the current attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom will succeed. With petitions approved for circulation and a deadline of November 17, recall campaign volunteers are trying to de

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Five Women Veterans Who Deserve to Have Army Bases Named After Them

The U.S. Army has 10 installations named after Confederate generals. Zero are named after women

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Observations from inside Seattle's CHOP

In my nearly two days at the CHOP, I was in search of the truth, the leaders, and the message.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Confessions of a Former Bastard Cop

I was a police officer for nearly ten years and I was a bastard. We all were.

Politics | Op-Ed

Victor Davis Hanson: George Floyd unrest – when the revolution doesn't go as planned

The ancient Greeks created new words like "paradox" and "irony" to describe the wide gap between what people profess and assume, and what they actually do and suffer.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

We Are in the Middle of an Unprecedented Climate Experiment

The pandemic has shut down the most polluting industries around the world and turned us all into more adaptable consumers. That still isn't enough.

Politics | Opinion

Israeli Sovereignty, Not Appeasement, Is the Key to Lasting Peace

It is long past time for Israel to apply sovereignty to large swaths of Judea and Samaria.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Seen 'Plandemic'? We Take A Close Look At The Viral Conspiracy Video's Claims

The video has been viewed millions of times on YouTube via links that are replaced as quickly as the video-sharing service can remove them for violating its policy against "COVID-19 misinformation."

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Opinion | Four Students Were Killed in Ohio. America Was Never the Same.

The Kent State shootings marked the end of the 1960s, and the beginning of our era of political polarization.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Devo's Jerry Casale Looks Back at Kent State 50 Years Later: 'Time Stood Still'

“I saw somebody in charge yelling at these two lines of National Guardsmen and then he made a hand gesture,” says Casale. “That is when they started shooting”

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Here's Why Herd Immunity Won't Save Us From The COVID-19 Pandemic

It's hard to predict things in a pandemic. The situation changes so much on a daily basis that everything you thought you knew last week is wrong by the end of the day. Things are changing so fast that even the solid certainties that we thought we we

Politics | Op-Ed

Coronavirus hype is the biggest political hoax in history - Washington Times

The new coronavirus is real. The response to the coronavirus is hyped. And in time, this hype will be revealed as politically hoaxed.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Will Small Independent Restaurants Go Extinct in San Diego?

The co-founder of The Rose in South Park says that her business, along with many others, is in jeopardy

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Rethinking Freedom, Government, and Expertise in the Time of COVID-19

A misplaced fear of government action and a lack of trust in science have tragically weakened the U.S. response to the pandemic. .. With the COVID-19 crisis we are being asked, and in many cases ordered, by the government to drastically change our lives:

Politics | Op-Ed

Welcome Back to History America

Welcome back to history, America, it was wondering where you were. The coronavirus pandemic has upended most everything we assumed about the future, including the assumption that the Drudge Report would forever be a grounded center-right news aggregator.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Trump’s Good Friday tweet shows his ignorance about Christianity

The president has no idea how to speak to Christians because he knows nothing about Christianity

Miscellaneous | Opinion

‘We Send You Our Thoughts and Prayers’

Grassroots and Progressive views on local, national and world news

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Flattening the curve on coronavirus: What California and Washington can teach the world

New data suggests the two West Coast states may have slowed the spread of coronavirus. How they did it.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

This Pandemic is Not a Vacation

There have been a lot of discussions surrounding how to behave socially during the Covid 19 pandemic, yet a lot of the basic precautions are being ignored, and certain actions are affecting smaller communities across the globe. While we all should be self

Politics | Politics

Netanyahu’s victory is an indictment of his indictment

The silver lining for Netanyahu of not having an immunity request on the Knesset’s docket was that long debates on his status would not be at the top of the news in the weeks before an election.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

YIMBYs – Newest Handmaidens of the Growth Machine

Grassroots and Progressive views on local, national and world news

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Gross Foods Baby Boomers Won’t Let Die - Daily Choices

Thanks for nothing, baby boomersThanks to baby boomers, we have 25 of the worst foods of all time. Baby boomers describe the people who were born in the 15-year-period following WWII. Many people were celebrating prosperity and economic security during th

Politics | Opinion

History won't forgive the leaders who say 'no'

There are moments in the life of a nation that require transcending the "petty" and which outweigh all political scores.

Politics | Conservatism

When Will Conservatives Understand That It’s Not a Contest of Ideas? – American Greatness

Even as Donald Trump continues to frustrate #TheResistance after three years of ceaseless fabrication and hysteria, conservatives must not forget just how close they are to the edge. We have a defender in the White House, but the social ideas of the Left

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Can Spirituality Exist Without God? A Growing Number Of Americans Say Yes

Spirituality is about “constantly coming back, looking inward, getting re-centered, and looking beyond ourselves," Krista Tippett says.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Column: Do women regret their abortions? Absolutely not!

A long-term study finds that women are relieved right after they have abortions and are still relieved five years later.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

| Why Self-Driving Cars Won't Fix Our Transportation Woes

article by Cameron Roberts  It’s 2035, and you’re going to a movie. As you walk out the door, you reach for your phone instead of the car keys because you don’t have a car. Instead, you’ve ordered your ride to come to you. The car that arrives ha

Politics | Opinion

Don’t confuse me with facts: It’s always about the ‘occupation’

The American Jewish left has once again fallen in line with the Palestinian demand that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict always be conflated to a problem of “occupation,” regardless of facts or history.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

The Insanity of Hollywood Socialism

Hollywood is now obsessing about increasing ethnic and gender diversity. Good. There's been nasty racial and gender discrimination in the movie business. Unfortunately, Hollywood has no interest in one type of diversity: diversity of thought. In most ever

Politics | Op-Ed

Prager: Does the Left Hate America?

Whenever leftists are charged with not loving or even with hating America, they respond angrily, labeling the question absurd, mean-spirited and an example of right-wing McCarthyism. But there can be little doubt that the left has no love for America, jus

Miscellaneous | Opinion

The real reason Amber Guyger was convicted

It’s the rare case of a police officer being held accountable for taking a black life. And it tells us a lot about juries.

Politics | Op-Ed

The War on Common Sense – American Greatness

When Thomas Paine appealed to “common sense” to make the case for American independence, it probably never crossed his mind that there would ever be a need to make the case for common sense itself, at least not in America. But common-sense thinking has fa

Politics | Op-Ed

Did We Learn the Lesson of 9/11? | Daily Wire

It's now been nearly a full generation since September 11, 2001. There are people currently serving in the U.S.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Chipping away at choice

If I’m to believe those who know what they’re talking about, it’s not a matter of if the Supreme Court will take up a case that restricts or even bans certain kinds of abortions, it’s a matter of when.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Freedom from religious discrimination

In this current socio-political climate, it’s become increasingly difficult to have certain conversations without them devolving into arguments.

Politics | POLITICS

The Political Perils Of Supporting Israel

Long before Donald Trump came around, conservative Jews argued that Jewish Democrats would have to deal with the anti-Israel faction in their party.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

An Israeli Victory Is Necessary if Peace Is to Be Achieved

Palestinians gather near the Israel-Gaza Strip border fence, east of Gaza City, May 15, 2019. Photo: Reuters / Mohammed Salem. …

Politics | Politics

Victor Davis Hanson: Biden and Booker threats to punch out Trump no laughing matter

Those who brag of wanting to violently attack the president should worry about where their boasts will lead.

Politics | Opinion

Elder Of Ziyon - Israel: How and Why we are Losing the Cognitive War

The long war against Jewish sovereignty in the Land of Israel has been going on since before the founding of the state. The identity of our enemies varies depending on their ability to fight at any given time and other factors, but – with one important exception that I will discuss later – they are drawn from the Arab and Muslim nations in our region.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Why millennials will miss Boomers when they're gone

Millennials mock Boomers as out-of-touch reactionaries. But we have lost a way of thinking they pioneered

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Soldiers talk about what they saw and did in Iraq

Why don't soldiers get to be on CNN, FOX NEWS, MSNBC? They are the only people who really know what's going on. Why doesn't the media interview them? Once th...

Politics | Politics

Progressives Discard the Truth to Demonize Israel

Progressives have made hatred of the world's only Jewish state part of their moral and political doctrines.

Politics | Op-Ed

How Hard Can It Possibly Be For Democrats To Denounce Antifa? | Daily Wire

If an elected Republican refused to properly condemn a vile group of domestic terrorists that bears the faintest trace of purported relation to the political Right, one is left to ponder just how scathing and pervasive the media onslaught against the elec

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Why The Palestinian Problem Is Dying of Natural Causes

"West Bank grows calmer as pocketbook issues take priority of protests" is the headline of a New York Times story today. It seems that the Palestinian jihadists of the old intifadas are more concerned about making a living than killing Israelis. Writes re

Politics | Donald Trump

The Master Of Reality: Street Smarts in the White House – American Greatness

President Trump went to an Ivy League school, but he came out still talking like a New Yorker, with his street smarts intact. What does it mean to have street smarts? It’s knowledge of how to spot trouble coming, how to cope with mean bastards, and

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Americans Shouldn’t Have to Drive, but the Law Insists on It

The automobile took over because the legal system helped squeeze out the alternatives.

Music | Music

Local hardcore scene sees benefits in banding together

For years, the San Diego music scene has often been fractured, with bands struggling to find an audience as they compete for booking to open for larger touring acts.

Politics | Op-Ed

A ‘Green Book’ for Conservatives? – American Greatness

Last year, an Oscar-winning movie made known to many of us what the “Green Book” was—a guidebook listing accommodations for the African American traveler during the days of Jim Crow segregation. 

Today, I fear, we may need a

Politics | Op-Ed

Why Nike's Capitulation To Kaepernick Matters

By bowing to Colin Kaepernick’s objections, Nike is helping to normalize the brittle sensitivities of social justice warriors.

Politics | Op-Ed

Of Course the Census Should Ask a Citizenship Question | The Heritage Foundation

It’s being described as a loss, but the Trump administration actually won a partial victory Thursday in the lawsuits filed to prevent the reinstatement of a citizenship question on the U.S. Census.

We need accurate information on our population — includi

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

WALSH: Antifa Punks Brutally Assaulted A Journalist. Here's The Real Reason Why Democrats Still Refuse To Condemn Them.

Over the weekend, a gang of violent, fascist cowards ironically known as Antifa gathered for a violent riot in downtown Portland. Every Antifa gathering is a violent riot. The group exists for no other purpose than to stage these riots. This one was even

Politics | Election: 2020

Adam Brandon: Either 72 percent of Americans are wrong or 10 Dem 2020 hopefuls are -- My money is on the Dems

​​​​​​​Americans know economic prosperity when they see it, and they don’t need a field of out-of- touch, big government Democrats starring in a version of “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” 

Politics | Politics

He’s not going to resign. Time to expel

Duncan Hunter Jr. needs to resign. Of course, that’s not going to happen.

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

Politics | Politics

When it comes to local politics, we’re all Eggburt

But are we not all Eggburts? Don’t we all dream of flying first class gratis? Aren’t some of today’s woes tempered by a good chomp on a proverbial carrot?

News | News

Opinion: The 'Filthy And Uncomfortable Circumstances' Of Detained Migrant Children

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the unsanitary conditions for detained migrant children in border detention facilities.

Politics | Op-Ed

The Democrats Dangerous Derangement – American Greatness

America cannot continue as a republic without the acceptance that one party routinely will be turned out of office. Democrats no longer accept that bedrock principle of American liberty. They see themselves as the only party entitled to govern. “Trump Der

Politics | Politics

To Avoid War With Iran, Democrats and Europe Should Support Trump - Bloomberg

The regime’s leaders are the only ones who should be made to answer for Iran’s campaign of terror.

Politics | Op-Ed

Leftism Makes People Meaner: Reflections on the Torture of Paul Manafort | News and Politics

The sadistic treatment of Paul Manafort illustrates something I have believed since I attended graduate school in the 1970s and saw the behavior of left-wing students: Leftism makes people meaner. There are kind and mean conservatives and kind and mean li

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

America Has Become a Place Where Spoiled Children Paying $60,000 Tuition Consider Themselves 'Victims'

"I don't feel safe," says a Harvard student in a video. What threatens her? The dean of her Harvard dormitory, law professor Ronald Sullivan, agreed to be part of accused sexual harasser Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team. Sullivan and his wife were de

Politics | Op-Ed

BOZELL & GRAHAM: Jeff Daniels And The Arrogance Of The Left

The actor Jeff Daniels is now the toast of Broadway for his leading role in the Southern civil rights tale "To Kill a Mockingbird," adapted for the stage by leftist screed-writer Aaron Sorkin. Harper Lee's book has been recalibrated for the Trump era.

Politics | Op-Ed

With The 'Equality Act,' The Democratic Party Has Again Proven That It Is An Anti-Science, Anti-Woman Cult

On Friday, the House passed the Equality Act, which ostensibly outlaws "discrimination" based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Every Democrat voted in favor of the radical, anti-science bill.

Politics | Antisemitism

Don’t Give Anti-Semites What They Seek | Jewish Journal

When you look at a rabbi with a white beard wearing a black hat, a long black coat and a gartl, what do you see? Anti-Semites see a refugee from the

Politics | Op-Ed

Why The So-Called Equality Act Is A Bait-and-Switch Power Grab

The ‘Equality’ Act doesn’t protect anybody. It undermines human freedom and dignity by legally stripping Americans across the board of inalienable rights.

Politics | Opinion

How Bibi Did It:
The West’s most successful politician scores again

Watching Benjamin Netanyahu win elections has become so customary that it is easy to miss the profound significance of his April 9 victory. When Netanyahu lost to Ehud Barak in 1999—the last time he was booted from office in an election—the Labor Party alliance won 26 seats.

Politics | Politics

Thoughts from a hipster coffee shop… - Alpha News

My generation is becoming the largest voting bloc in the country. We have an opportunity to continue to propel us forward with the gifts capitalism and democracy has given us. The other option is that we can fall into the trap of entitlement and relapse into restrictive socialist destitution. The choice doesn’t seem too hard, does it?

News | Israel/Jewish Community

It's time for a 'Congressional Jewish Caucus'

Politicians in both parties now traffic in dangerous anti-Semitic tropes with relative impunity.

Politics | Opinion

Analysis: AIPAC's moment to step back from two-state solution

AIPAC conference registered a first. It invited to speak an official representative from across the Green Line. Will it signal a more open position by the pro-Israel lobbying giant toward the Arab-Israel conflict?

Politics | Op-Ed

The College Admissions Scandal Proves Yet Again That ‘Higher Education’ Is A Giant Scam

As you’ve probably heard, a bunch of rich people have been charged with bribing college officials in order to get their children into various top universities.

Politics | Op-Ed

No, Your Politics And Morality Are Not Superior If Children Endorse Them

The only thing more insufferable than child activists prodded along by cynical cultists are adults nodding as if they are listening to Socratic wisdom.

Politics | Op-Ed

Jussie Smollett and the Hard Lessons about Facts and Assumptions | National Review

As Jussie Smollett’s case enters its last act, the cracks in his initial story are further deepened, suggesting that what started as an alleged hate crime likely never happened.

Politics | Op-Ed

AOC: The Perfect Graduate of Today's Biased Colleges

Reforming our educational system is the most important mission of our time.

Politics | Op-Ed

Publishing Stupid 'Hot Takes' Is Why We Can't Have National Discussions

Is there any American newsroom left that has the good sense not to publish outlandish hot takes on hot-button issues? Where?

Politics | Opinion

Termites, Bigots and GOATs: Rationalizing Complicity with Anti-Semitism

Consider the front page story in the New York Times Sunday Review, which singled out the Palestinian issue as "one of the great moral challenges of our time" -- ignoring Syria, Ukraine, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Chechnya, Tibet, Cyprus and many far greater

Politics | Op-Ed

The Right Should Reject Tucker Carlson’s Victimhood Populism | National Review

Carlson accurately identifies certain maladies, but they are maladies that public policy can’t cure.

Politics | Interesting Links

The only way to unify America is to kick California out

The 2000 election was boring. With both candidates trying to out-moderate each other, they were almost indistinguishable. The biggest breach of civility was Democratic candidate Al Gore’s very practiced sighing during the debates. The campaign did not b

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

DNA Doesn’t Define Who We Really Are | National Review

Should we cast aside our family heritage because of a pie chart on a DNA test?

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 | Donald 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.

Politics | Media Watch

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 | Opinion

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.”  

News | Israel/Jewish Community

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

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 | Opinion

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 | Opinion

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 | 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 | 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?

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 | 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 | Opinion

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 | 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 | 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

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 | 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

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 | 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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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......