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Dennis Prager

Dennis Prager

Dennis Prager is one of America’s most respected radio talk show hosts. He has been broadcasting on radio in Los Angeles since 1982. Widely sought after by television shows for his opinions, he’s appeared on Larry King Live, Hardball, Hannity & Colmes, CBS Evening News, The Today Show and many others. Dennis writes a syndicated column (Creators Syndicate) that is published in newspapers across the country and on the Internet. His writings have also appeared in major national and international publications including, Commentary, The Weekly Standard and The Wall Street Journal.

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Nukes Threaten People; Ideas Threaten Civilizations

Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Last week, I tweeted, “The news media in the West pose a far greater danger to Western civilization than Russia does.” To my surprise, the tweet went viral. And while there were more likes than dislikes, 99 percent of the written reactions were negative. Typical reactions were: –“F— you.” –“Move to Russia.”...
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The Atlantic Publishes All You Need to Know About the Left

Tue, Jul 11, 2017

Last week, The Atlantic rendered a great service to those of us who contend that America is in the midst of a civil war between the right and the left. It provided a smoking gun — actually, the gunshot itself — to those of us who contend that the left (never to be confused with liberals) is intent on dismantling Western civilization. It published...
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If a Trump Supporter Had Shot a Democratic Congressman

Tue, Jun 20, 2017

What would have happened if a Trump supporter had shot a Democratic congressman and other Democratic Washington officials? The answer is obvious. The New York Times, the rest of the left-wing media and the Democratic Party would have made the shootings the dominant issue in American life. It is not possible to understand the left — and, therefore, the...
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What Happened to the Hysteria About Trump-Induced Anti-Semitism?

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

I document in my book “Still the Best Hope: Why the World Needs American Values to Triumph,” which is an explanation of Americanism, leftism and Islamism, hysteria is a major tactic of the left. If you think about it, there is never an extended period of time — one year, let’s say — during which society is not engulfed by a hysteria...
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A Response to My Conservative Critics About Trump

Tue, Jun 6, 2017

Writers never know when something they write will strike a nerve — or, in the common phrase of the internet, “go viral.” Yet my last column, “Why Conservatives Still Attack Trump” did both. Aside from being reprinted on almost every conservative website, Newsweek published the column, and The New York Times quoted it. More...
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Why Conservatives Still Attack Trump

Tue, May 30, 2017

When people you know well, admire, and who share your values do something you strongly oppose, you have two options: 1) Cease admiring them or 2) try to understand them and change their minds. In the case of my conservative friends who still snipe (or worse) at President Trump, I have rejected option one. The reason — beside the fact that I simply like...
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Feminism and Intelligence

Tue, May 16, 2017

The number of foolish statements made by men and women who consider themselves feminists is essentially equal to the number of people who strongly identify as feminists. I write “strongly identify” because if asked, “Are you a feminist?” most women will say yes. They will do so for two reasons. One is that there is no social price paid...
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From Johnny Carson to Stephen Colbert

Tue, May 9, 2017

In a monologue considered witty by teenagers, teenagers in adult bodies and those who hate President Trump, CBS “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert said about President Trump, “The only thing your mouth is good for is being Vladimir Putin’s c*** holster,” and “You’re turning into a real prick-tator.” Witty? Not to...
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Will the Second Civil War Turn Violent?

Tue, May 2, 2017

In a recent column, I made the case that Americans are fighting the Second Civil War. The deep chasm that has opened up between the left — not liberals, the left — and the rest of the country is so wide and so unbridgeable that there is no other way to describe what is happening. But I noted that at least thus far, unlike the First Civil War, this...
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Two Weeks of Great Clarity

Tue, Apr 18, 2017

If you prize clarity, then these past weeks were some of the best in memory. 1. When America leads, the world is better. For the first time in eight years, the allies of America and the world’s decent people celebrated America’s return to leadership. Just about all of them understand that if the United States doesn’t exercise its power, the...
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It’s Time for Conservatives to Celebrate This President

Tue, Apr 4, 2017

Do conservatives — or non-leftists, for that matter — appreciate just how terrific Donald Trump has been as president? And how lucky we are that he won the presidency? I don’t know the answer. What I do know is that they ought to be deeply appreciative of him, and deeply grateful for luck or providence, and certainly for Trump himself, that he...
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The Most Dangerous Addiction of Them All: Entitlements

Tue, Mar 21, 2017

All addictions — whether to drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex or cigarettes — are very hard to escape. There is one addiction, however, that may be more difficult than any other to escape, in part because it is not even regarded as an addiction. It is entitlements addiction, the addiction to getting something for nothing. One indication as to the power...
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Some on the Left Now Criticize the Students They Created

Tue, Mar 14, 2017

In the last few weeks, there has been a spate of columns by writers on the left condemning the left-wing college students who riot, take over university buildings and shout down speakers with whom they differ. These condemnations, coming about 50 years too late, should not be taken seriously. Take New York Times columnist Frank Bruni. His latest column is filled...
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Why Do American Jews Want Thousands of Jew Haters in America?

Tue, Mar 7, 2017

Last week, the Jerusalem Post and other news agencies reported that in a Paris suburb, two Jewish brothers wearing kippot (Jewish skullcaps) were attacked while driving their car by Middle Easterners driving another car. According to a case report: “While the vehicle was in motion, the driver and a passenger shouted anti-Semitic slogans at the brothers...
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A Nation of Immigrants — Only If They Assimilate

Tue, Feb 28, 2017

I am writing this column in Japan, a country whose crime rate is the lowest among countries with large populations. I asked my Japanese translator, a middle-aged woman, what she thought. “Why is there is so little crime in Japan?” I asked. Without taking a moment to reflect, she responded, “Because we don’t allow...
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Why Professors Object to Being Recorded

Tue, Feb 21, 2017

After the election of Donald Trump as president, a professor at Orange Coast College in California, Olga Perez Stable Cox, went into an extended hate-rant against the president-elect. Among other things, she described the Trump election as an “act of terrorism,” labelled him a “white supremacist” and called Vice-President-Elect Mike Pence “one of the...
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Gary Varvel
Sun, Jul 16, 2017

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