Category Archives: Columns

Would Hillary Have Owned Slaves?

My American History professor had a favorite expression: “Every age defines itself for itself.” Now that I am fully grown up, I find his wording less than felicitous, but nobody had any trouble understanding what he meant. He was saying that it is improper, and in fact futile, for later generations to impose the morals…

Why Bernie Sanders Matters More Than Donald Trump

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It used to be (not so long ago) that when a liberal politician was accused of being a socialist, they’d adamantly reject the notion. It’s easy to understand why. What kind of American leader, after all, would want to be identified with a system that has not only consistently failed throughout history, but also stands…

‘A New Dark Age’

“If God does not exist, then everything is permissible.” Ivan Karamazov’s insight came to mind while watching the video of Deborah Nucatola of Planned Parenthood describe, as she sipped wine and tasted a salad, how she harvests the organs of aborted babies for sale to select customers. “Yesterday was the first time … people wanted…

Pay Attention Republicans — Especially You, Mr. Trump

You have to give Hillary Clinton credit, if for nothing more than having a great deal of chutzpah. Here she is making income inequality a big part of her run for the White House despite the fact that she could be the poster girl for income inequality in America. This is the same Hillary Clinton…

The Left’s Deadly Wall of Silence

And then there were two. Two Planned Parenthood officials have now been caught on tape nonchalantly discussing the sale of fetal body parts. It is quite possible that these executives were breaking the law; it is indisputable that their conversations were off-the-charts sickening. Even the organization's founding eugenicist Margaret Sanger might struggle to defend the…