Editorials

When I First Realized America Is Exceptional

I moved to California from New York City in 1976. The founder of what was then America’s largest Jewish retreat center, the Brandeis Institute (not affiliated with the university), Dr. Shlomo Bardin, asked me to work as his assistant. He was 75 years-old; I was 25. One weekend the next year, he announced to the…

When I First Realized America Is Exceptional

I moved to California from New York City in 1976. The founder of what was then America’s largest Jewish retreat center, the Brandeis Institute (not affiliated with the university), Dr. Shlomo Bardin, asked me to work as his assistant. He was 75 years-old; I was 25. One weekend the next year, he announced to the…

What Does Female Empowerment Mean?

My last column elicited tens of thousands of comments – from the thoughtful to the sick – on the internet and Twitter. In the column, I made two points. One was that the accusation made against Judge Kavanaugh – for which there is no evidence, that was made by an anti-Trump activist, that concerns an…

The Charges Against Judge Kavanaugh Should Be Ignored

It is almost impossible to overstate the damage done to America’s moral compass by taking the charges leveled against Judge Brett Kavanaugh seriously. It undermines foundational moral principles of any decent society. Those who claim the charges against Judge Kavanaugh by Christine Blasey Ford are important and worth investigating, and that they ultimately, if believed,…

Is the President a Bad Role Model for Children?

“Most voters say President Donald Trump is not a good role model for children, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. “While 90 percent of voters say the president should be a good role model for kids, only 29 percent say he is while 67 percent say he is not.” — U.S. News Jan. 26,…

Why the Left Labels DeSantis’ Comments Racist

To appreciate the level of dishonesty and societal harm the media, the Democratic Party and others on the left engaged in last week regarding Congressman Ron DeSantis, one has to know exactly what DeSantis said. The day after he won the Republican primary for governor of Florida and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum won the Democratic…

Dr. Jim Garrow: Fixed And Immutable

Fixed And Immutable: Whenever you hear a Marxist/socialist/progressive/Democrat speaking about the Constitution, you will note that they have to adopt a position that says that the Constitution is outdated, outlived its usefulness, full of flawed notions, sexist, anti-progress, just plain old-fashioned. They say many other things as well. But the brilliance of the Founding Fathers,…