by | Mar 28, 2020

The plague has brought in some fresh air. For a number of years, I have led a small, devoted group of students in study of texts from the Chabad Chassidic tradition. The group is comfortable, friendly, and open. It has…

by | Mar 20, 2020

We could organize a mass protest. But then the health police then soon organize our mass incarceration. We could pray together that our leaders regain their senses if only they did not take away church as well. Maybe a teach-in?…

by | Jun 12, 2019

There she goes again. The other day, Hillary Clinton appeared at her alma mater — Wellesley College — and gave a talk that was, without the slightest sense of irony (but of course), a serious case of projecting her own…

by | Sep 19, 2018

Washington Have you noticed the sudden popularity of books about fascism? It is amazing. I would say such books are even more popular than books about rock & roll, though they are not as well written. I have in mind:…

by | Aug 28, 2017

When U.S. Steel ignored President Kennedy’s plea to keep prices down, he said, “My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now.” That’s how I feel about the CEOs who…

by | May 17, 2017

Advocates have a rule when making a case: Don’t pile on. But the columns against President Trump for firing FBI Director James Comey are piling on and spilling over the top — and are losing their punch. Here’s a list…

by | Apr 28, 2017

Sean Hannity has had enough. Good for him. The other day, after being falsely accused of sexual harassment — an accusation that was hastily withdrawn the moment Hannity announced he was hiring lawyers to defend himself from this slanderous inanity…

by | Jan 21, 2017

A few years ago I put a “I don’t trust the liberal media” bumper sticker on my car, a thirteen-year-old Jeep Cherokee. Some folks on the road were offended. They tailgated me, made rude hand gestures, and even tried to…

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