Author Archives: Bernard Goldberg

Gay Marriage: The Supreme Court vs. Another High Authority

On June 12, 1967, in what was a landmark civil rights decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that marriage is a “basic civil right” and that states could not ban interracial marriage. The vote was 9 to 0. On June 26, 2015 the Court again made history, ruling once more that marriage is a fundamental…

The Pope, Global Warming and the Elusive Meaning of Morality

A while back I was on the O’Reilly Factor talking about the liberal idea of raising taxes on the rich. Bill brought the Bible into the conversation, referring to the passage about how it’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than it is for a rich man to enter…

I Think I’m White … and I Play Centerfield for the New York Yankees

When in 1637 the French philosopher Rene Descartes said, “I think therefore I am” I’m guessing he didn’t have Rachel Dolezal in mind. But you never know. In case you’ve been in a coma for the past week, Rachel Dolezal is the white woman who until recently was the head of the Spokane, Washington NAACP….

Memo to Jerry Seinfeld: Welcome to Our World

Jerry Seinfeld has been in the news lately because of his supposedly controversial observations about how the PC culture has gotten “creepy.” Jerry apparently has just discovered that you can say something with absolutely no malicious intent, and still be tarred as a racist or a sexist. Really, Jerry? This is news to you? It…

Can Bernie Pull Off the Impossible?

I have a hunch, a hunch that Bernie Sanders is going to do a lot better than the smart money thinks. Yes, Sanders is playing deep left field and he makes Hillary look downright moderate by comparison. But a lot of the Democratic base is playing deep left field too, which may explain what happened…