Aretha Franklin’s Death a Great Loss for Everyone on This Earth

The death of Aretha Franklin at 76 is a great loss not for black people alone, but for all of us, white and black, who were mesmerized by her voice. That powerful, melodic, extraordinary voice pierced our sensibilities during the 1960s and ’70s, and in ways that were unimaginable for white kids growing up in all white suburbs in the…

What Happens When the Haters Launch All Their Missiles at Israel?

We awaken one morning to find that Israel has been attacked by Hamas from Gaza with 25,000 missiles. Southern Israel is in flames. Hezbollah has fired another 10,000 missiles from Lebanon and along the Syrian border with Israel. Northern Israel is in flames. Iranian proxies in Lebanon and Syria launch a wave of destructive missiles….

US Correcting the Imbalance at the United Nations

The United States pulling out the Human Rights Council at the United Nations is a cause for rejoicing among American Jews and Jews everywhere. In a world where no one wants us, where every effort is made to denounce the legitimacy of Israel to exist, this action brings closer to reality the almost mind-numbing unfairness…

Trump Neutralizes Kim Jong-un; Can He Do Same with Khamene’i?

The pundits are all babbling that there is not enough substance to what happened in Singapore Tuesday between President Trump and Kim Jong-un. Perhaps they preferred the seemingly unending cycle of threats and counter-threats as the North Koreans master nuclear technology and promised to rain atomic bombs on Japan and the United States or anyone…

The President Can Pardon Himself, or Anyone for That Matter

The president can pardon himself. Yes, he can. His pardon power is absolute and unconditional, according to the US Constitution. The power to pardon was included in the Constitution as the single line that allows the American president to act with the power of a king in one specific area. Despite the new and odious…

Americans Losing Faith in Our Institutions Because of Trump? What a Joke

The New York Times reported yesterday that President Trump’s critics — all Democrats and liberals who still cannot get over the fact he won the presidential election — are banding together and all agree that Trump’s statements and actions are eroding public trust in our institutions. They say the president claiming he is the victim…