Category Archives: Columns

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…

Black vs. Blue in America

Half a century ago this summer, the Voting Rights Act was passed, propelled by Bloody Sunday at Selma Bridge. The previous summer, the Civil Rights Act became law on July 2. We are in the 7th year of the presidency of a black American who has named the first two black U.S. attorneys general. Yet…

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…

A Most Dangerous Disconnect

One very elite group in New York City consists of eighteen people, just one of them a black American. In addition, based on bios, names, and photos, not a single member of this group is of Puerto Rican heritage. Yet the city they serve is more than half minority. So where's the liberal outrage? Well,…

Imperial Overstretch

Toward the end of the presidency of George H.W. Bush, America stood alone at the top of the world — the sole superpower. After five weeks of “shock and awe” and 100 hours of combat, Saddam’s army had fled Kuwait back up the road to Basra and Bagdad. Our Cold War adversary was breaking apart…