Category Archives: Culture

Here’s an Idea: Million Muslim Man Marches Around the World

In a column about the massacre in Paris, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wanted us to understand that while there is indeed a “strain of Islamic intolerance and extremism” that has caused too much violence in the world, most Muslims are good people who detest what happened in Paris the other day as much…

The Fox News Christmas Dinner Conversation

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Every year on Christmas Eve, after an early church service, my family heads over to a local restaurant for dinner with some friends and their families. It’s an event we always look forward to, and this year was no exception. After appetizers were placed on our table, and many of us were engaged in separate…

White Liberals and the New Racism

I attended a forum the other night at a liberal synagogue about “the tragic trend of police shootings of unarmed black men.” Let’s set aside that there is no “trend” and that the “unarmed” black men were also resisting arrest, and in the case of Michael Brown was trying to take the gun away from…

High Noon in Hollywood …

For the past few days I’ve been thinking a lot about who bothers me more – the little psycho with the $2 haircut who runs North Korea or the liberal weasels in the entertainment industry who don’t have the guts to say, “Hey Kim, bite me! We’re running the movie about you … and if…

Does Michelle Obama Think Short People Are Racists?

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A few years ago, First Lady Michelle Obama was a guest on David Letterman’s show. She told a humorous story that night about a trip she had taken to a Target store. Dressed somewhat in disguise in hopes of avoiding detection and drawing a crowd, she shopped the aisles until one of the other shoppers…

What is the Responsibility of a Journalist?

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Last week, I was perusing Twitter when I stumbled across a brief but interesting conversation between two nationally-known news figures. Ron Fournier, National Journal columnist and frequent member of Fox News’ Special Report panel, wrote that he was taping a quote from Marty Kaiser, a newsman from the Pulitzer Prize-winning Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, to his…

On So-Called Torture: “Never Again” Is Not A Policy

Reasonable people may (and do) disagree on the morality of what the CIA calls enhanced interrogation techniques. Just as reasonable people may disagree on what constitutes torture. But there is more than a whiff of moral superiority coming from critics of whatever the CIA did to head off another 9/11. Many of those critics come…

Memo to Liberals: We’ve Had Enough!

About a week ago, the New York Times ran an op-ed by Georgetown sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson under the headline “Where Do We Go After Ferguson.” In it, the professor writes about what he sees as “the plague of white cops who kill unarmed black youth.” He writes that the grand jury “failed” to…