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Do you know what happened on May 10, 1933? Hitler ordered the burning of some 25,000 books. Joseph Goebbels, his minister of “enlightenment and propaganda,” moved to eradicate all Jewish influence from the literature of the times. From there, Goebbels went on to censor newspapers, magazines and radio broadcasts. more
This week, I decided that after decades of suffering through pages and pages of liberalism and slanted, left-leaning views, I was canceling my subscription to The New York Times. more
There were many surprises on Election Day across America, including an apparent upset in New York state’s 8th Senate District. Though ballots were still being challenged in court as the Herald went to press this week, Democrat John Brooks, an unknown candidate with limited resources, appears to have done the impossible, defeating Republican incumbent Sen. Michael Venditto. more
La dee da. It does get tiresome being high-minded. Apparently it can also be unhealthy. This time of year, when others begin decking the halls and dusting off the menorahs, I see my doctors. more
Donald Trump has kept his promise to fight to save the jobs of the working middle class. Almost immediately after the election, he reached out to . . . more
I recall the fear that I felt in 2008, in the waning days of George W. Bush’s presidency. The economy was in free-fall. Wall Street was . . . more
In the maelstrom that has followed Donald Trump’s election, it is difficult to sort out the most urgent priorities for people worried about our country. Millions of us are shocked and grieving for a nation that would elect a racist and misogynist to the highest office in the land. If we take Trump at his word . . . more
Here on Long Island, we are fortunate enough to have many superior schools. We don’t often think about school choice because we already have the best. Across the country, however . . . more
Whether you like it or not, the 2016 presidential election is now long over. It is a simple fact that America is sharply divided . . . more
There are at least a couple of reasons why Thanksgiving is a favorite American holiday. One is that Americans have so much to be thankful for, and two, it’s non-sectarian. Everyone, of any religion or no religion, of any ethnicity or socio-economic status, can celebrate . . . more
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