Stay safe; Seriously?

Stay safe; Seriously?

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager In a recent “Fireside Chat,” my weekly talk show on the PragerU platform, I commented on society’s increasing fixation on being “safe.” The following is a condensed version of what I said: We have a meme up at PragerU: “‘Until it’s safe’ means ‘never.’” The pursuit of “safe” over virtually […]

Our dress rehearsal for life under a police state

Our dress rehearsal for life under a police state

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager All my life, I have dismissed paranoids on the right (“America is headed to communism”) and the left (“It can happen here” — referring to fascism). It’s not that I’ve ever believed liberty was guaranteed. Being familiar with history and a pessimist regarding the human condition, I never believed that. […]

Can we pause the Civil War to fight the coronavirus? No

Can we pause the Civil War to fight the coronavirus? No

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager If there is one thing on which you’d think left and right could agree, it would be the proper response to the present coronavirus. After all, COVID-19 doesn’t distinguish between left and right: Conservatives and liberals are just as likely to contract and even die from it. Yet, it’s amazing […]

Warning: The remedy may be worse than the disease

Warning: The remedy may be worse than the disease

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager As of this writing, 6,400 people all over the world have died from the coronavirus. In the United States, 68 people have died. Some perspective: Chinese deaths (3,217) account for half of the worldwide total. If you add Italy (1,441) and Iran (724), two countries where many Chinese were allowed […]

CDC: Centers for Damaged Credibility

CDC: Centers for Damaged Credibility

Special to WorldTribune.com By Michelle Malkin I think I’m where most sane people are on the coronavirus outbreak: —Concerned but not panicked. —Calm but not apathetic. —Taking reasonable precautions but remaining skeptical of what all the purportedly “best experts” here in the United States are telling us about every aspect of their belated crisis management […]

Democrats’ nightmare: Is it 1972 all over again?

Democrats’ nightmare: Is it 1972 all over again?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Larry Elder After Richard Nixon’s landslide 1972 victory over Democratic opponent George McGovern, New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael gave a speech in which she said: “I live in a rather special world. I only know one person who voted for Nixon. Where they are I don’t know. They’re outside my […]