by | Oct 10, 2019

Meanwhile, while we are talking about leadership, let’s not forget AOC and her “Squad” and the “Green New Deal.” This is her plan to completely stop using fossil fuels and eating meat within the next 11 years. This, supposedly, is…

by | Oct 5, 2019

I really don’t give a rat’s patoot. I cannot say it enough or intensely enough. It is the season between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, so things that really matter preoccupy my mind. And nothing on G-d Almig-ty’s Earth matters…

by | Aug 28, 2019

It was 42 years ago this August, in late summer 1977, that Egyptian President Anwar Sadat contemplated the unthinkable. Hero of the Arab world after his surprise assault on Israel in the Yom Kippur War four years earlier, Sadat considered…

by | Aug 20, 2019

The silence is telling. In the recent dust-up over the Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu barring Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (Minn.) and her colleague Rep. Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) from Israel, House Democrats have been silent as church mice…

by | Aug 15, 2019

Democrats’ rhetoric on Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has come under increasing scrutiny following attacks across the United States against facilities associated with the agency. The latest attack came early Tuesday morning, when armed perpetrators shot at ICE offices in…

by | Jul 24, 2019

Gimme a Break: It is Not Racist to Tag a Person as an Italian, a Jew, a Puerto Rican Supporters of President Trump do not take his words literally. Rather, we understand his words idiomatically. He is a New Yorker —…

by | Jul 22, 2019

When I first heard that Donald Trump went after Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (I had not heard of Ayanna Pressley), I immediately expressed gratitude that someone had the guts to push back. These three congresswomen are unhinged,…

by | Jul 20, 2019

A Reminiscence Three provocations in my life have impelled me to to use my hands and related limbs to resolve a disagreement. Back in my college years, I rode two New York subway trains and a bus for the 90-minute…

by | Jul 18, 2019

Wow. Appalling. Absolutely appalling. In the middle of a series of flat-out racist statements by “The Squad” — four freshman progressives who spew racist and anti-Semitic sentiments faster than Speaker Nancy Pelosi can keep up — CNN, MSNBC, and the Washington…

by | Jul 17, 2019

Washington I preside from time to time over a supper club called the Saturday Evening Club. It meets in Washington and occasionally in New York. We try to invite a special guest from either of the major political parties to discuss important issues…

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