Antisemitism rears its ugly head

The oldest hatred makes a comeback. Like ocean waves, antisemitism has troughs and crests, never completely dying. Antisemitism’s 100-foot wave crested in Hitler’s Nazi regime, and there was hope that the shock of the Holocaust would drain the swamp. But it didn’t....

Living in the moment is highly overrated

A family Easter I had family for Easter. At least about 20 of the now nearly 80 immediate family members. As I sat in our living room, with the spring sun streaming gloriously through the picture window, and looked around the room, I was utterly content. I was proud...

Socialism is so HOT!*

For the in-crowd in our new millennium, the two desired cultural markers are Hot and Cool. The first denotes the most-sought-after person, place or thing of the cultural moment, and the second denotes the perfect response to this moment. So the moment’s idol is...

War on men, especially white men

You know how progressives are so fond of declaring war? Not military war—heaven forbid! When we are fighting for our lives and way of life, it means actual blood, sweat and tears are spilled to defend actual virtues. No, progressives declare war on gender, war on...

Black history: Reality vs Myth

“We do not live in the past, but the past is in us.” U.B. Phillips Such is the dedication that begins Thomas Sowell’s Black Rednecks and White Liberals, an astonishing book that demolishes the foundation of progressives’ racist accusations and their vision of history....

I was a feminist but…

Progressives are always bemoaning the fact that many young women say, “I’m not a feminist but…”, then these same young women demand to be judged on their merits, not their sex, and are angry if they perceive this as not being the case. This much more level playing...