Friday, February 15, 2019

Post 9/11: The Fight Must Go On

Eight years after the Islamic terrorist attacks of 9/11, it appears that America has largely drifted back into complacency. Certainly, many Americans still understand...

Fuel or folly? Ethanol and the law of unintended consequences

In the pantheon of well-intentioned governmental policies gone awry, massive ethanol biofuel production may go down as one of the biggest blunders in history....

Homeless by the bay

When San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom initiated a program in conjunction with Google last month to provide phone and messaging facilities to the homeless,...

Honor killings: When the ancient and the modern collide

Throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, young Muslim women are being targeted for violence. Lest it be thought hate crimes are to blame,...

Savage vs. CAIR: The battle over free speech

Originally posted to the San Francisco Chronicle Dec. 19, 2007 Editor’s note: This column makes reference to “CAIR”, the Islamic organization in the U.S., but...

Anti-War Miseducation in San Francisco

San Francisco has long been known as a bastion of anti-war sentiment. And as the oft-repeated mantra goes, local peace activists support the troops,...

Experts Discover Men And Women Are Different!

When it was revealed that scientific studies published in the new book “The Female Brain” demonstrate that women talk more than men, many of...

Jimmy Carter’s Legacy of Failure

It seems that everywhere one looks lately, former President Jimmy Carter is hawking his new book, “Palestine: Peace, Not Apartheid.”  The inflammatory title has...

Mob Rule on College Campuses

Originally written November 29 2006 at SFGate.com America’s college campuses, once thought to be bastions of free speech, have become increasingly intolerant toward the practice....

Hatred of Israel and Jews Imperils Us All

All around the world, a perfect storm is brewing.  Under the guise of anti-Zionism or opposition to Israel’s existence as a Jewish state, forces...

Self-Censorship Threatens the West

Originally written October 11 2006 All across the Western world, a worrisome phenomenon is spreading.  Fear of incurring Muslim wrath is leading politicians, journalists, artists,...

African American Figures Break From Pack

When Juan Williams set out to write his new book, “Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black...

Political Correctness: It’s To Die For

In my column  on the foiled UK terror plot, I ended by asking whether political correctness is really worth dying for? Indeed, the entire...

The Myth Of The Lone Gunman

Originally written August 9, 2006 Since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the claim has often been made that no further acts of terrorism have...

Israel’s Battle Is Our Own

Originally published July 25 2006 The kidnapping of Israeli soldiers earlier this month, first by Hamas in Gaza and then by Hezbollah in Lebanon, were...