• Impossible to Ignore Conservative Trend

    Impossible to Ignore Conservative Trend

    In order to minimize the scope of the conservative victory on in the recent elections, liberal commentators treat Donald Trump's achievement as an isolated fluke – with a TV celebrity winning a battle of personalities by just enough votes in the upper mid-west to win a surprising electoral college victory.…

    read more
  • Democrat Delusions and Their Dire Prospects

    Democrat Delusions and Their Dire Prospects

    As Democrats try to regroup from their disastrous performance in recent elections, they delude themselves on two crucial points. First, they blame their losses on a uniquely unpopular presidential candidate, despite the fact that Hillary Clinton is hardly alone among recent Democratic nominees in her inability to connect with the…

    read more
  • Deep breaths, everyone. All will be well.

    It stood to reason that 2016 has a few more surprises up its very large sleeves, and that The Ohio State University's double-overtime 30-27 win over Michigan's Wolverines would be among them. Not that the Bucks' winning The Game is a jolt. Ohio State has won 12 of the schools'…

    read more
  • What’s Wrong with California?

    What’s Wrong with California?

    Election records of the last 64 years raise an inescapable question: what happened to California? The Golden State used to be a sure-thing for the GOP, with Republicans winning California in 9 of 10 elections between 1952 and 1992. But after '92, Democrats swept the Golden State in seven straight…

    read more
  • Hillary’s Dubious Popular Vote Victory: Just One State

    Defeated, desperate Democrats try to console themselves by emphasizing that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by more than 1.5 million, but this fact hardly suggests a national preference for liberal policies or personalities. Hillary's advantage was based entirely on a single state, which is why she lost the Electoral…

    read more
  • Left-Wing Jews Are Embarrassing Judaism

    Left-Wing Jews Are Embarrassing Judaism

    A highly respected American rabbi named Dr. Irving “Yitz” Greenberg used to tell American Jewish audiences, whether Reform, Conservative Orthodox, “I don't care what denomination you're a member of, as long as you're ashamed of it.” I have adopted that phrase, and I apply it to religions generally. One could…

    read more
  • The Right Man for the Right Job

    The Right Man for the Right Job

    Donald Trump's selection of a new chief of staff seems to follow recommendations from the only book that tells the story of all presidents and their top aides. I'm partial to THE SHADOW PRESIDENTS because I wrote it, and urged: First, that a successful chief of staff must display a…

    read more
  • Dems Lost More Ground Than GOP Gained

    Dems Lost More Ground Than GOP Gained

    Despondent Democrats view Donald Trump's astounding victory as a sign of the apocalypse, with their beachhead of White House power suddenly engulfed by a tidal wave of angry populism. Triumphant Republicans, on the other hand, feel energized and exultant over the electorate's unexpected right turn, with newly mobilized hordes surging…

    read more
  • The ‘Constitution Spring’

    Long-time residents of California know what the aftermath of a major quake is like. Even those completely uninjured and complete strangers to personal or property loss are jittery for weeks or even months. They hate to be stuck under overpasses. They loathe being in Los Angeles' very tall buildings when…

    read more
  • DIANE MEDVED: The Right Theme Song for a New Era

    DIANE MEDVED:  The Right Theme Song for a New Era

    BY DIANE MEDVED Throughout his history-making campaign, the president-elect concluded each tumultuous rally on the same puzzling note: playing the Rolling Stones song “You Can't Always Get What You Want', with a slow, angelic chorus pronouncing the words as if they represented holy writ. Looking back after Mr. Trump's astonishing…

    read more