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by | Oct 25, 2022

Let us consider those angry Americans who make an issue over which public toilet they will use — and, for that matter, which locker room and personal pronoun they prefer, etc., etc. These Americans do not believe that their choice…

by | Jul 21, 2022

The president of the United States, equal parts senescent and feckless, garners record-shattering low approval ratings seemingly each week. This week, a new Quinnipiac University survey found that a paltry 31 percent of Americans approve of the way Joe Biden…

by | Mar 29, 2022

The year was 1999. My Norwegian partner and I were living in Amsterdam. One morning I saw in the newspaper (this was back when one read actual newspapers) that there was an exhibition at the Rotterdam Kunsthal of a contemporary…

by | Feb 9, 2022

An old English proverb recorded by John Heywood in 1546 (and who may or not have been a distant relative of mine) has it that: “It is indeed an ill-wind that blows no one good.” The ill wind that blew…

by | Sep 27, 2021

All those who cherish the great achievements of the past, whether spiritual, intellectual, artistic, or unclassifiable, realize sooner or later that their own recollections of what was before are not enough to inspire others to take hold of and cherish…

by | Aug 16, 2021

It is not so much that you are a bad president; you are more like a danger to the West. Everything you touch, you set ablaze. You remind me of me when I’m asked to help out in the kitchen….

by | Aug 16, 2021

The column appearing in this space on Thursday of last week had not yet envisioned the rapid acceleration of our strategic and military cataclysm in Afghanistan. It brings little pleasure to your author to see so vivid a demonstration of the…

by | Jul 28, 2021

Go to Amazon and type in “Mark Levin American Marxism,” and you’ll find the No. 1 bestselling book in the country, with hundreds of reviews in mere weeks. Even more impressive, it’s rated 4.9 out of 5 stars. Clearly, something…

by | Jul 1, 2021

I am proud to be an American. Yes, I know that our system of government is not perfect, but I firmly believe that it is the best in the world. We are an exceptional country not because our people are…

by | Oct 25, 2019

Ignored among current reparations discussions is the fact the South has already paid them — if not for slavery, then for losing the Civil War. For at least 25 years after the war, over half of the federal budget was…

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