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Dennis Prager

Why Professors Object to Being Recorded

Dennis Prager, 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

A Guide to Basic Differences Between Left and Right

Dennis Prager, Source of Human Rights Left: government Right: the Creator Human Nature Left: basically good (Therefore, society is primarily responsible for evil.) Right: not basically good (Therefore, the individual is primarily responsible for evil.) Economic Goal Left: equality Right: prosperity Primary Role of the State Left: increase and protect equality Right: increase and protect

Where Have All the Christmas Decorations Gone? A Meditation on Joyless Secularism

Dennis Prager, Where I live (near Los Angeles) you can drive for blocks without seeing a single home with Christmas lights, let alone a manger scene or some other religious decoration. And you can drive miles and see fewer than a dozen. I grew up in Brooklyn, New York, in an area where most residents

Still Think Hillary Clinton Is a Role Model for Your Daughter?

Dennis Prager,  Three months ago, I wrote a column refuting the claim repeatedly made by supporters of Hillary Clinton that having a woman president — specifically, Hillary Clinton — would be a terrific thing for girls and young women. In light of how much more we now know about Clinton’s activities while secretary of state

YouTube vs. Conservative Speech

Dennis Prager, Last week, The Wall Street Journal wrote an editorial about YouTube restricting access to 16 videos — down from 21 — that were created and posted online by my nonprofit educational organization, Prager University. The subheading read, “YouTube thinks Dennis Prager’s videos may be dangerous.” The Journal said: “Tech giants like Google and

Trump, Republicans and the ‘Principles’ Question

Dennis Prager, All #NeverTrump conservatives maintain that their decision to never vote for Donald Trump is guided by their principles. I have no doubt that this is true. But some of them seem to imply, or at least might think, that conservatives who vote for Trump have abandoned their principles. Indeed, the charge of compromising

On Hillary Clinton as a Model for Young Girls

Dennis Prager, One of the most oft-heard claims made by supporters of Hillary Clinton is what a positive role model she would be for young girls as president. They say: “Then, my daughters will know that nothing is to too great for them to aspire to. A woman can indeed be president of the United

The Immaturity of Supporting Hillary Clinton as a Woman

Dennis Prager, It is hard to imagine a more immature or morally primitive stance than that of progressive women (and men) who argue how important it is to support Hillary Clinton because, as your local college would put it, she identifies as a woman. One perfect example of such thinking was the recent statement made