Freedom of speech cornerstone of American identity, way of life

September 25, 2012

In the aftermath of the attacks on U.S. embassies in Benghazi and Cairo, many outlets rushed to condemn the creators of the film that supposedly prompted the attacks. The fact that information has emerged in recent days suggesting that the...

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Thomas Sowell: income redistribution doesn’t work

September 20, 2012

Thomas Sowell has a great piece in today’s New York Post about why income redistribution, which then-state-Senator Obama was revealed this week on tape to have endorsed, doesn’t work.

Why, for instance, within a few years of...

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Romney picks Ryan; Krauthammer hits the bullseye

August 11, 2012


Congratulations to Mitt Romney on his wise choice of running mate, Wis. Rep. Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee. While he may not have the star quality of a Newt or Sarah, Mr. Ryan seems to have the intelligence and prudence...

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Romney in Israel Sunday: “We must lead” in preventing Iran nukes

July 30, 2012


Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney, on a visit yesterday to Israel’s Western Wall, struck a Churchillian note with a call for moral clarity that is long-overdue.

He talked tough about reigning in Iran’s...

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Is Obama a socialist or not?

July 25, 2012

“Is Obama a Socialist or Not?”

That is the question that Rock Cellar Magazine’s “Both Sides Now!” section tackles in the current issue. The ‘pro’ side is written by my friend Julia Gorin. Here is...

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Cory Booker’s spring

May 26, 2012


With Newark’s mayor in the headlines for braving a burning building to rescue a neighbor and more recently characterizing as “nauseating” efforts on both sides of the political aisle to demonize the other...

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Too bad the American family is enjoying no such surplus

May 8, 2012


In April, the federal government notched its first budget surplus since President Obama took office, according to today’s news.

Too bad it would appear that American families aren’t seeing any such surplus.

I’m no...

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Jews look for good news: reaction to Obama at AIPAC

March 5, 2012

Attendees’ reactions to President Barack Obama’s speech yesterday at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference ranged, among the delegates with whom this reporter spoke, from mixed to strongly...

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U.S. headed for showdown with Iran? This commentator has another theory

December 30, 2011

On Wednesday, Iran’s navy chief said that the Islamic Republic could close the Strait of Hormuz, a shipping channel vital to transporting one third of the world’s crude oil, adding that doing so would be “very easy” for his...

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Is Turner’s victory a referedum on Obama’s Israel policy?

September 16, 2011


Tuesday marked the first Republican victory in nearly one hundred years in New York’s 9th congressional district, a Jewish and Italian stronghold. Republican Robert Turner (pictured above), won the seat encompassing parts of...

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