Category Archives: American society

A World Without America?

I’m worried. But it’s not my own country that I’m worried about. Despite the recent increase in Arab terrorism and crime-as-jihad, despite the real threat of a regional war with Iran and her proxies, and despite the difficulty of obtaining … Continue reading

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Yes, Israel Can Attack Iran

Did you ever notice how from time to time a particular theme appears simultaneously in various media? One that I’ve seen a lot of lately is “Israel doesn’t have the ability to destroy Iran’s nuclear program, so we need to … Continue reading

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Ein Breira

Recently I have been hearing that Israel can’t stop Iran’s nuclear program, and America is our only hope. For example, here is Daniel Gordis: [Former PM Ehud] Barak wrote that Israel no longer has a viable military option for preventing … Continue reading

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American Liberal Judaism Saws Off the Memetic Branch It’s Sitting On

Islam is on track to become the world’s most widespread religious faith and will probably surpass Christianity in number of believers by 2070. There are many reasons for this. One way to explain the growth or decline of a religious … Continue reading

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Running from Afghanistan

America has suffered a defeat of military and psychic proportions that have yet to be measured. I once thought that future historians would be likely to use 9/11 as the date that marked the end of the American era, the … Continue reading

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Just Another Terrorist

I remember well the day in early June of 1968 when Robert F. Kennedy was murdered. I was a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh, teaching several courses while supposedly working on a dissertation that I never wrote. I … Continue reading

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A Very Slender Reed

“The President – whoever he is – has to decide. He can’t pass the buck to anybody. No one else can do the deciding for him. That’s his job.” – Harry S. Truman The sound that you hear is the … Continue reading

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Are the American People Smarter than they Look?

My father believed in social progress. He was a traditional Jewish liberal, maybe a bit on the left side despite having become a successful businessman. He was born on the lower East Side of Manhattan, lived through the crash and … Continue reading

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