Author Archives: Bernard Goldberg

Wedding Cakes for Gay Couples … and Sanctuary Cities

Did you hear about the gay bakery in Greenwich Village – Sweetie Pies, Cupcakes and More — that refused to bake a wedding cake for a straight couple? Can you imagine? When asked why they refused, the two gay bakers – Adam and Steve – said, “While we have nothing against straight people – some…

Bernie’s Big Advantage Over Hillary

A while back, when Bernie Sanders was still being compared to the nutty uncle you hide in the basement, I wrote a column that began with this: “I have a hunch, a hunch that Bernie Sanders is going to do a lot better than the smart money thinks.” If I weren’t so modest, I’d tell…

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….