Category Archives: Culture

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….

A Rebellion Against Liberalism in Hollywood?

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Traditionally, Hollywood has seemed like the last place the conservative movement would go to if it were looking to pick up an endorsement. After all, the entertainment industry has long been hostile toward conservatives, routinely vilifying them in their movies, mocking them in their television shows, and denouncing them at their award ceremonies. The political…

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…

Why Were We More Bigoted When We Were More Religious?

A few more words on that Gallup poll that says Americans are becoming more liberal on social issues … I was on Bill O’Reilly’s show recently and he said the reason we’re moving to the left on social issues is because Americans have become less religious – and when that happens, he opined, we become…

Why Campaigning on Big Issues Could Be a Mistake

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When I hear a news analyst on television say that the Republican presidential candidates are doing the right thing by focusing their early campaign rhetoric on the economy, jobs, and foreign policy, I tend to cringe. It’s not because I don’t think those issues are important. On the contrary…I think they’re extremely important. And if…