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Jews Shot In Seattle, Left Angry At Mel Gibson

On July 28, 2006, a Muslim entered the building of the Seattle Jewish Federation and shot every Jew he saw, murdering one woman and wounding five others. On the same day, Mel Gibson was...

“World Opinion” Is Worthless

If you are ever morally confused about a major world issue, here is a rule that is almost never violated: Whenever you hear that “world opinion” holds a view, assume it is morally...

Israel’s War Separates The Decent Left From The Indecent Left

I believe the Left has been wrong on virtually every great moral issue in the last 30 years. During that period, it was wrong on the Cold War—it devoted far more energy to fighting anti-communism...

The middle east conflict is hard to solve but easy to explain

The Middle East conflict is difficult to solve, but it is among the simplest conflicts in history to understand. The Arab and other Muslim enemies of Israel (for the easily confused, this does not mean...

How Liberals Injure Blacks

I was recently shown a videotape of people reacting to radio talk shows. Organized by a firm that specializes in analyzing radio talk shows, the members of the listening panel were carefully chosen...

Thank God For Moral Violence

Dennis Prager is on vacation this week—this is a column published in 2002 Let us make war on the phrase “violence doesn’t solve anything.” It is a lie, and anyone who utters it cannot be...

The Left Hurts The Battle Against Torture, Rape And Other Evils

When you hear the words “oppression,” “genocide,” “racism,” or even “torture” or “rape,” do you immediately recoil as you always did? I don’t. While I hate those evils as much as ever, I...

Why Liberals fear Global Warming Far More Than Conservatives Do

Observers of contemporary society will surely have noted that a liberal is far more likely to fear global warming than a conservative. Why is this? After all, if the science is as conclusive as...

Michael Berg and the Twisted Values of the Greens and Pacifism

Apparently, being the parent of a child murdered by a Muslim terrorist gives one moral credibility. There is no other way to explain the vast attention paid to the ideas of Michael Berg,...

Liberal Reactions to the Marriage Amendment are Not Deep

Here are the dominant liberal reactions to President Bush and the Republicans’ call for a vote on the Federal Marriage Amendment, which would amend the Constitution to define marriage as the union of...

Explaining Jews Part VII: Why anti-Zionism is anti-semitism

Imagine someone saying that he seeks the destruction of Italy because he regards Italian national identity as racist. Further, imagine that this person constantly denies being anti-Italian, because he does not hate all Italians,...

Harry Reid and the end of liberal thought

The highest-ranking Democrat in America, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, described the Senate bill making English the national language of the American people as “racist.” And the New York Times editorial page labeled the...

Explaining Jews, Part VI: Jews who aid those who hate Jews (and America)

Some recent news items about Jews aiding enemies of the Jews: Last week, professor Noam Chomsky went to Lebanon to speak at the headquarters of Hezbollah. As described by the BBC, not a media...

The war we are fighting needs a more accurate name

To understand what Americans are fighting, it is necessary to first understand that we are not fighting a “War on Terror.” We are no more fighting a “War on Terror” than we fought a...

How to identify American totalitarians

In the Soviet Union, the future is known; it’s the past that is always changing. —old Soviet dissident joke As a graduate student in international affairs at Columbia University, I specialized in the study...