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The political polarization that created The Swamp

The political polarization that created The Swamp

In the first and only political science course I ever took, just over 50 years ago, the first and almost only thing I remember learning was that the ...

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Never-Trumper comes to defense of Alex Jones and InfoWars

Never-Trumper comes to defense of Alex Jones and InfoWars

L. Brent Bozell III, who is one of the most prominent conservatives in the United States, came to the defense of Alex Jones, the founder of the InfoW ...

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Famed cartoonist to divulge 'atmospherics' of meeting with Trump

Famed cartoonist to divulge 'atmospherics' of meeting with Trump

Author and cartoonist Scott Adams tweeted a photo that captured his meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House. The me ...

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Salafism and a history of misunderstanding

Salafism and a history of misunderstanding

Henri Lauzière’s book, The making of Salafism. Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century, Columbia University Press, New York, 2016,& ...

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Bill Donohue: Why the media focus on Stormy Daniels

Bill Donohue: Why the media focus on Stormy Daniels

Who cares about Stormy Daniels? The media care. Indeed, they are obsessed with the story. They are also angry: they are angry that the public doesn&# ...

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A lesson social justice warriors can learn from a suicide

A lesson social justice warriors can learn from a suicide

With their bare-top protests against the usual left-wing targets – strongman governments, sexism, inequality, the Church – the Femen girl ...

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Journalists at conference demand Facebook explain why Fox News and Infowars remain on platform

Journalists at conference demand Facebook explain why Fox News and Infowars remain on platform

Members of the Television Critics Association are renewing their questions about how Facebook handles Infowars -- a news and opinion outlet featuring ...

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ABC and Washington Post fall for fake racism story

ABC and Washington Post fall for fake racism story

Khalil Cavil is no longer employed as a waiter by the Saltgrass Steak House in Odessa, Texas, after admitting that he had fabricated a story that he ...

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101 books Millenials should read before they die

101 books Millenials should read before they die

MercatorNet's book list, '101 books Gen Ys must read before they die', which was†published in 2012, long before anyone had ever ...

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Netflix injects lesbian character in children's story

Netflix injects lesbian character in children's story

Lucy Maude Montgomery's classic juvenile novel, "Anne of Green Gables," has been produced as a new Netflix Original series that pre ...

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Netflix compares U.S.border security to ISIS

Netflix compares U.S.border security to ISIS

Comedian Michelle Wolf is starring in what is her most controversial segment of “The Break with Michelle Wolfe.” In it, Wolf plays t ...

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The 'curse' of an ancient Egyptian tomb is revealed

The 'curse' of an ancient Egyptian tomb is revealed

More than 2000 years after it was sealed by the ancient Egyptians, archaeologists opened a gruesome black sarcophagus in the city of Alexandria. On Thur ...

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Ancient Irish tomb is 'find of a lifetime'

Ancient Irish tomb is 'find of a lifetime'

In what some are calling the “find of a lifetime,” Irish archaeologists have found a 5,500-year-old megalithic tomb in County Meath, near ...

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Skeletons offer rare glimpse of ancient Gothic blitzkrieg

Skeletons offer rare glimpse of ancient Gothic blitzkrieg

Burned skeletons found in an ancient city in what is now modern Bulgaria offers rare evidence of a destructive invasion by Goths approximately 1,700 ...

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Newt Gingrich: see the dinosaurs around you

Newt Gingrich: see the dinosaurs around you

Look outside your window and you will probably see dinosaurs. They are flying, hopping, chirping, and perching on trees. You call them birds, but the ...

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Where a late-night comedienne is wrong on border security

Where a late-night comedienne is wrong on border security

Recently, TBS Late-Night comedienne, Samantha Bee, confidently stated on live television that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) need ...

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Federal government funds art project to erase US-Mexico border

Federal government funds art project to erase US-Mexico border

The U.S. Pavilion at the 2018 Biennale Architettura in Venice features films, installations, and other art that focus on the border between the Unite ...

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What an actor's vulgar anti-Trump tirade reveals about Hollywood - New York Axis

What an actor's vulgar anti-Trump tirade reveals about Hollywood - New York Axis

A national writer for the Associated Press, Jocelyn Noveck, described the Tony Awards as an event "where tolerance and inclusion were constant t ...

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Anthony Bourdain R.I.P.

Anthony Bourdain R.I.P.

If Anthony Bourdain had been a religious man, would he have killed himself? Probably not. The celebrity chef was found dead today in his hotel room ...

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The dilemma for bigoted Samantha Bee and TBS

The dilemma for bigoted Samantha Bee and TBS

Ever since Samantha Bee let loose with her obscene woman-hating comments directed at Ivanka Trump, she and a swarm of TBS senior staff members have b ...

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Pat Buchanan: Is white America black America's biggest problem?

Pat Buchanan: Is white America black America's biggest problem?

For Roseanne Barr, star of ABC’s hit show “Roseanne,” there would be no appeal. When her tweet hit, she was gone. “Roseann ...

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Samantha Bee: model feminist

Samantha Bee: model feminist

There are feminists who are principled in their objections to sexism, but when it comes to those who have a public profile, there are very few of the ...

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Television Academy should eject Samantha Bee for vulgarity directed at Ivanka Trump

Television Academy should eject Samantha Bee for vulgarity directed at Ivanka Trump

Samantha Bee has been selected by the Television Academy to receive one of seven awards tonight for 'outstanding programs that have leveraged th ...

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Trump calls out media double-standards on racism

Trump calls out media double-standards on racism

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump responded to the cancellation of the “Roseanne” sitcom on ABC because of remarks made by the star th ...

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Media double standard on 'Roseanne' and racism

Media double standard on 'Roseanne' and racism

'Roseanne' star Roseanne Barr apologized on Tuesday for remarks she tweeted about Valerie Jarrett -- a former Obama White House adviser. ...

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Dan Hotels opens Tel Aviv location linking art, tech and innovation

Dan Hotels opens Tel Aviv location linking art, tech and innovation

Dan Hotels, Israel has announced the opening of a new business property in the center of Tel Aviv. At an investment of NIS 40 million, this new hotel ...

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Elite chef Mario Batali's hypocrisy

Elite chef Mario Batali's hypocrisy

There is no celebrity chef more adored by elites nationwide than Mario Batali. They particularly like the way he champions women's rights and the ...

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Ancient heresies become new again

Ancient heresies become new again

The decline of the prestige of Christianity raises the question of what will replace it. No culture can live without a philosophy which gives structu ...

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'Lady Bird' amusingly mixes politics, family life and teen angst

'Lady Bird' amusingly mixes politics, family life and teen angst

Set in Sacramento in 2002-2003, Greta Gerwig's female coming-of-age story Lady Bird provides two main points of perspective on the otherwise cl ...

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Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel: new book gives context to Trump's move on Jerusalem

Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel: new book gives context to Trump's move on Jerusalem

Judaism Zionism and the Land of Israel. Yotav Eliach. Dialog Books, 2018. 807 pp. Rabbi Yotav Eliach’s new book, Judaism, Zionism and the La ...

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With Netflix banned at Cannes Festival, director Martin Scorsese calls for open minds to technology

With Netflix banned at Cannes Festival, director Martin Scorsese calls for open minds to technology

Famed American filmmaker Martin Scorsese was interviewed during the 2018 Cannes Film Festival in France on Wednesday, just a month after receiving wo ...

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Melania Trump: 'not culturally American'?

Melania Trump: 'not culturally American'?

Following First Lady Melania Trump's appearance at the White House Rose Garden, where she announced her "Be Best" anti-bullying cam ...

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Edwin Black: why new book 'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' fills a void

Edwin Black: why new book 'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' fills a void

For decades, Rabbi Yotav Eliach, esteemed principal of Rambam Mesivta High School in Long Island, has accumulated his teachings, writings, and those ...

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Trump praises Kanye West for 'great service to Black community'

Trump praises Kanye West for 'great service to Black community'

On Friday, President Donald Trump praised recording artist Kanye West. The president wrote that West has performed a great service to the Blac ...

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New for Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon for May 2018

New for Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon for May 2018

May 2018 brings lots to watch on Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu. Netflix continues with its independent programming with a zombie flick that stars British ...

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How the Muslim Brotherhood influences Hollywood, and young minds

How the Muslim Brotherhood influences Hollywood, and young minds

Deborah Weiss of the Center for Security Policy said in an interview with Spero News that political Islam has made inroads not only in Hollywood, but ...

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Trump thanks rapper Kanye West for his support

Trump thanks rapper Kanye West for his support

On Wednesday, recording artist Kanye West defended President Trump on Twitter, writing that the presidentís haters cannot lessen his love for h ...

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Cartoonist Scott Adams and rapper Kanye West see a coming 'Golden Age' for the U.S.

Cartoonist Scott Adams and rapper Kanye West see a coming 'Golden Age' for the U.S.

Celebrity producer and performer Kanye West outraged progressives by expressing support not only for black conservative commentator Candace Owens and ...

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Author suggests that Western civilization may not survive identity politics

Author suggests that Western civilization may not survive identity politics

Two authors recently revealed how the economy and polity of the West, and perhaps Western civilization itself, are endangered by the identity politic ...

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Diamond and Silk duo are a danger to society?

Diamond and Silk duo are a danger to society?

The hilarious duo of Diamond and Silk is a danger to society. That's according to Facebook. The pro-Trump pair posted on the embattled so ...

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Flaws in CNN's series on the popes

Flaws in CNN's series on the popes

For the past month, CNN has been running weekly episodes of a series called Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History. Each episode focuses on an era an ...

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Jordan Peterson: The Last Professor

Jordan Peterson: The Last Professor

I typically stay away from topical subjects. As a scholar of Metaphysical poetry, theology, and philosophy, the subjects that I usually write about...

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New for Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu: April 2018

New for Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu: April 2018

If you are not outside enjoying springtime weather in the Northern Hemisphere, you can sit back and enjoy any number of movies and shows on Netf ...

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ACLU wants to censor 'Jesus Christ Superstar'?

ACLU wants to censor 'Jesus Christ Superstar'?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the NBC Easter Sunday broadcast of "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert": One of t ...

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Some advertisers flee as Laura Ingraham apologizes

Some advertisers flee as Laura Ingraham apologizes

Several companies have pulled their ads from the program of noted conservative Fox News personality Laura Ingraham. Johnson & Johnson, Expedia, H ...

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Virginia Tech apology shows double standard for use of N-word

Virginia Tech apology shows double standard for use of N-word

After a video surfaced of the triumphant members of the Virginia Tech women’s lacrosse team, Coach John Sung released an apology for any offens ...

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A day of atonement for cult leader Keith Raniere

A day of atonement for cult leader Keith Raniere

Holy Week is a week of atonement for Christians, but this year it has special meaning for Keith Raniere as well: the cult guru, who exploited his wom ...

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Rapper asks 'where are my f***ing' tax dollars going?'

Rapper asks 'where are my f***ing' tax dollars going?'

In an expletive-laden video she shared on social media, New York rapper Belcalis Almanzar -- known to her fans as Cardi B -- ranted about tax policy, ...

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Scottish YouTuber convicted of hate crime for a dog's Nazi salute

Scottish YouTuber convicted of hate crime for a dog's Nazi salute

A comedian who goes by the name Count Dankula was found guilty of hate crime in the United Kingdom for training a dog to perform a Nazi-style salute. ...

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Catholic university hosts anti-Catholic bigot

Catholic university hosts anti-Catholic bigot

Like many comedians these days, stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress can't get through a show without being vulgar. Arrested in December for disorde ...

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Video: Runaway ski lift disaster

Video: Runaway ski lift disaster

At least eight persons were injured at ski resort in the Republic of Georgia when a ski lift malfunctioned and threw hapless skiers into the air. The ...

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Can anything change the metaphysical structure of reality?

Can anything change the metaphysical structure of reality?

A few days ago, CNN launched a four-part documentary on "The Most Powerful Man in History". Surprisingly, this man turned out to be Pope F ...

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CNN gets the papacy and the Crusade wrong

CNN gets the papacy and the Crusade wrong

Last night was the first installment of CNN's six-part series, "Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History." Its treatment of the rise of t ...

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The escalation in war on pornography: a ten-year update

The escalation in war on pornography: a ten-year update

Recently, for a talk in Chicago to parents of high school boys, I had to update my knowledge based on a 2009 review of the effects of pornography. On ...

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What CNN missed in documentary on Pope Benedict XVI

What CNN missed in documentary on Pope Benedict XVI

The CNN documentary, "What the Pope Knew,"deserves a response. The program begins with music and graphics t ...

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CNN's obsession with power and hierarchy

CNN's obsession with power and hierarchy

CNN's six-part series,"Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History," debuts on March 11. It promises to be a comprehensive account of the h ...

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The shock and awe of Muslim conquest

The shock and awe of Muslim conquest

A full assessment of Islamic rule in medieval Spain requires examining how the forces of the Islamic Caliphate gained control of this region. The rut ...

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What 'The Shape of Water' means for future of sexualization of children

What 'The Shape of Water' means for future of sexualization of children

 After a French court acquitted a 30-year old man of child rape after he had sexual relations with an 11-year old, the public was outraged and r ...

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Author Edwin Black offers 'secret' history of Balfour Declaration and the founding of Israel

Author Edwin Black offers 'secret' history of Balfour Declaration and the founding of Israel

New York Times best-selling historian Edwin Black, author of IBM and the Holocaust, appears March 20 at 7 PM at Manhattan East Synagogue to launch a ...

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New for Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO for March 2018

New for Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO for March 2018

The Academy Awards is happening on Sunday. But movie lovers may want to watch a good film, instead of the expected political monologues issuing from ...

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Trump suggests rating violent movies and games

Trump suggests rating violent movies and games

While meeting at the White House with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other law enforcement officials, President Donald Trump suggested on Thursda ...

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Byzantine church discovered in Tunisia

Byzantine church discovered in Tunisia

A church dating from the late Byzantine period (5th - 7th century AD) was discovered at an archaeological site dubbed 'Castilia,'located b ...

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Actor Bill Murray trolls Democrats and identity politics

Actor Bill Murray trolls Democrats and identity politics

Actor and comedian Bill Murray, who got a start in the early days of NBC's Saturday Night Live and has been numerous films includ ...

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Obama's portrait artist 'glorifies racial violence'

Obama's portrait artist 'glorifies racial violence'

Kehinde Wiley is the artist who painted the portrait of former president Barack Obama, which was unveiled by the Smithsonian Institution. Wiley is kn ...

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DHS releases statement on NBC fake news on Russian election meddling

DHS releases statement on NBC fake news on Russian election meddling

In a statement regarding recent coverage by NBC news on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, the Department of Homeland Security issued a ...

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A counter-cultural proposal: pro-marriage music

A counter-cultural proposal: pro-marriage music

February 7 starts National Marriage Week. I propose that, in conjunction with this annual event, we identify, and create, music that promotes marriag ...

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Who is Jordan Peterson and why does it matter?

Who is Jordan Peterson and why does it matter?

One day I requested Jordan B. Peterson's first book, Maps of Meaning, from the university library stacks. I already had an electronic copy and ...

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Pat Buchanan: Trump has the media in a tizzy over FBI memo

Pat Buchanan: Trump has the media in a tizzy over FBI memo

"All the News That's Fit to Print" proclaims the masthead of The New York Times. "Democracy Dies in Darkness," echoes T ...

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Video: Michelle Obama's politically-incorrect gift for Ellen DeGeneres

Video: Michelle Obama's politically-incorrect gift for Ellen DeGeneres

Appearing on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Michelle Obama brought gifts to celebrate the 60th birthday of show host Ellen DeGeneres. In a s ...

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Netflix: movies and shows for February 2018

Netflix: movies and shows for February 2018

Netflix viewers can watch movies of the original "Ocean's" series, including "Ocean's Eleven," Twelve,"...

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Ambassador Haley quashes rumor of affair with Trump

Ambassador Haley quashes rumor of affair with Trump

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, denounced journalist Michael Wolff’s  “disgusting,” “highly offe ...

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Video: How experts preserved ancient mosaic in England

Video: How experts preserved ancient mosaic in England

A 1,600-year-old Roman mosaic was discovered in England by archaeologists from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) The mosaic ...

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Famed actress Brigitte Bardot dismisses #MeToo movement

Famed actress Brigitte Bardot dismisses #MeToo movement

Famed French actress Brigitte Bardot dismissed the so-called #MeToo movement which has been inspired by sexual harassment accusations directed by wom ...

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