Saturday, August 24, 2019

What The Left Thinks: Howard Zinn, Part II

This is the second part of my radio dialogue with an icon of the Left, Howard Zinn, professor emeritus of Boston University, author of...

America, Not Keith Ellison, Decides What Book A Congressman Takes His Oath On

Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress, has announced that he will not take his oath of office on...

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...

Why I Smoke (Cigars)

There are few personal confessions more likely to alienate many Americans than to admit to smoking. Singles ads are filled with people who will...

Explaining Jews, part V: Why are Jews liberal?

Editor’s note: This is Part Five in a series started before we started hosting Dennis Prager’s column here at ProudToBeCanadian.  See bottom for links...

Five non-religious arguments for marriage over living together

I have always believed that there is no comparing living together with marriage. There are enormous differences between being a “husband” or a...

Is A Gay Who Opposes Same-Sex Marriage A Hypocrite?

Why did a gay prostitute tell the media about the homosexual behavior of a leading Christian opponent of same-sex marriage on the weekend before...

Does Religion Make People Better Or Worse?

I have devoted much of my life to arguing that religion is the finest vehicle for individuals and societies to become decent, good, moral...

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...

A Vote For Patty Wetterling Can Hurt Children

I do not live in Minnesota. Nor have I ever written a column about any congressional race. But what Patty Wetterling, Democratic congressional candidate in Minnesota’s...

CBS Is Now Officially The Communication For Barbarians Service

A little over three years ago, CBS sent Dan Rather to Baghdad to ask meaningless questions to, and provide a propaganda vehicle for, Saddam...

Just A Reminder About Who And Why We Are Fighting

Last year at UCLA, I debated a professor who argued that Israel and the Palestinians were moral equivalents. He is not alone (especially on...

The Best Are Killed In Every Generation

Have you ever heard of Anna Politkovskaya? She was a Russian journalist who regularly reported on Vladimir Putin’s undermining of press and other freedoms in...

Some Sobering Lessons From Muslim Taxi Drivers

Understandably, those troubled by the contemporary Muslim world point to the amount of gratuitous violence emanating from it and the apparent absence of Muslim...

Note To Angry Republicans: Stay Angry, But Vote Republican

One repeatedly hears that some conservatives and Republicans will either vote Democrat or not vote at all—out of anger at the Republican Party. According to...