by | Nov 21, 2019

Global warming has been characterized by its critics (and occasionally by followers like Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono) as a religious movement. While this is correct, it is a religious movement of a special kind, that is, an apocalyptic movement. And…

by | Nov 1, 2019

Postmaster General Megan Brennan is set to step down, and her successor will face the daunting task of turning around the U.S. Postal Service’s finances. But the task became a little easier last month when President Trump’s top trade negotiator…

by | Oct 13, 2019

Pope Francis spent a brief period of his Jesuit formation in Germany. He was sent there to get a doctorate in theology, but, finding the work tedious and feeling homesick, he returned to Buenos Aires. He once told a fellow…

by | Sep 25, 2019

Monday was the culmination of a year’s worth of programmatic, propagandistic proselytization, as a 16-year-old Swedish child with a developmental disability took to a podium at the United Nations to harangue and insult the leaders of the free world over…

by | Aug 1, 2019

There’s a provocative article by NYU professor Tim Naftali in the Atlantic titled “Ronald Reagan’s Long-Hidden Racist Conversation With Richard Nixon.” It reports an insulting statement made by Gov. Ronald Reagan to President Richard Nixon in October 1971. Naftali lays out the context…

by | Jul 1, 2019

William F. Buckley, Jr., once said that one cannot argue with the invincibly ignorant. To be invincibly ignorant, a person — or a nation — has to be impervious to facts. So it is with Britain, France, and Germany in…

by | Dec 28, 2018

For the first time ever, a U.S.-led campaign to condemn the anti-Semitic terrorist organization Hamas was supported by a record number of 87 states at the United Nations. However, in keeping with its systemic moral bankruptcy and institutionalized anti-Israel bigotry,…

by | Oct 30, 2018

What media uproar would face Donald Trump for granting diplomatic immunity to the Russians accused of meddling in the American political system? The Trump administration ponders no such thing. But United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley considers granting diplomatic status to…

by | Oct 9, 2018

Nikki Haley resigns as Ambassador to the United Nations today. It’s been verified. A couple thoughts, because I’m already seeing folks saying that they hope she primaries Trump and runs in 2020. Haley running in 2020 is a horrible idea. Horrible….

by | Sep 28, 2018

A correspondent informed me that he was apoplectic over the President being a “laughingstock” at the United Nations. How to respond? I thought of suggesting that the laughter may have been the “nervous laughter” emanating from people who heard unvarnished,…

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