by | Aug 1, 2019

Racism is racist. That is to say, an observer’s own racism defines whether he accuses another of racism. And the Left is racist in a way that the conservative right cannot even fathom because the conservative right simply does not…

by | May 3, 2018

A few days ago, I spoke at B’nai Israel, a synagogue in Rockville, Maryland. “B’nai” means “brotherhood” and I am sure that today that’s understood to mean sisterhood, too. This is most of the speech I gave. It’s long but…

by | Dec 12, 2016

It may seem out of place as we approach a holiday celebrating the birth of the Prince of Peace to be reviewing a book on boxing, which is a good deal less than a peaceful activity. But within living memory of many Americanos — myself included — boxing was a popular and respected sport with a large following here and abroad. I know that while Ike was snoozing in the White House, my dad and I would never miss Friday Night Fights on that new-fangled gadget called television. (“The Gillette Cavalcade of Sports is on the air — look sharp, feel sharp, be sharp.”)

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