The Race Card — 2005

The Democratic Party continues to play the race card for political gain. The Reverend Jesse Jackson steamed into Ohio, the so-called battleground state that went for Bush, claiming that Ohioans’ votes failed to count. “The playing field is uneven,”...

America The Stingy

“It is beyond me . . . why are we so stingy, really,” said U.N. Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Jan Egeland, after the tsunami in southern Asia. ” . . . Christmastime should remind many Western countries at least, [of] how rich we...

When Liberals Play the Race Card

Former president Bill Clinton — during his last term in office — urged Americans to have “a candid conversation on the state of race relations.” OK. ABC’s “Monday Night Football,” in a silly attempt at cross-promotion, opened...

Yasser Arafat And The “Peace Process”

” . . . There have been suicide bombings, targeted assassinations, mortar attacks,” said PBS’s Gwen Ifill about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when she hosted the vice-presidential debate, “all of this continuing at a time when the United...

Four More Years

George W. Bush won. Sen. John Kerry gave a concession speech, but not until 2 p.m. ET Wednesday did he say, “It is now clear that even when all the provisional ballots are counted — which they will be — there won’t be enough outstanding votes...

My Saturday with the Air Force Reserves

While watching on television the horror of Sept. 11, 2001, my radio program engineer, Greg Nercessian — newly married and planning to start a family — felt he had to do something. With the blessing of his understanding and supportive wife, he joined the...