Author Archives: Bernard Goldberg

Mr. Obama’s History Lesson

Even though the “Big Three” Broadcast networks didn’t cover it, by now most of us know that in a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast last week, President Obama delivered a sermonette of sorts, telling us that radical Muslims don’t have a monopoly on atrocity, that Christians have also done terrible things in the name…

Blood in the Water, Sharks Circling … and Brian Williams

Try to imagine that Letterman or Kimmel or Fallon asks me to be a guest on their late night show and the first question is: “What did you do before you went into journalism, Bernie?” Now imagine that I say: “Well, Dave (or Jimmy) I played centerfield for the New York Yankees; I hit 536…

Measles … and the Need for Republicans to Man Up!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting more than 100 confirmed cases of measles spread across 14 states, an outbreak that began at Disneyland in California. Now the outbreak has spread to the 2016 presidential race – or more accurately to what several of the likely Republican candidates think about mandatory vaccinations that…

It’s Time for the Flat Tax

Here’s a bulletin: President Obama wants wealthy Americans to pay higher taxes. I know: What else is new? The proposed increase is part of the president’s budget he just sent to Congress, a budget that at least in part tries to deal with income inequality by taking more from the so-called rich and giving their…

End the GOP Civil War; Sign the Pledge

We’re barely into 2015 and the 2016 presidential season has already begun. Lucky us. We get to listen to candidates tell us how wonderful they are for nearly two full years. If waterboarding is illegal, why isn’t this? A gaggle of potential GOP candidates met in Iowa the other day trying to win the hearts…