Dennis Prager / Politics

Is There a Russian Conscience? A European?

When I was a graduate student at Columbia University's Russian Institute, there was a great debate: Was the communist Soviet Union an organic Russian development or was it largely a cancer imposed on it?

Those who held the organic view argued ...

The Jewish State in a Morally Sick World

Let's drop the names "Hamas" and "Israel" and make a list of the characteristics of two imaginary warring entities. We'll call them Entity A and Entity B.

Entity A:

--Declares that its raison d'etre is to annihilate Entity B.

--Sends missiles...

Why America Is in Jeopardy

On page 563 of his latest biography, "John Quincy Adams: American Visionary," author Fred Kaplan (biographer of Abraham Lincoln, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain and Gore Vidal among others) cites this insight of the sixth president:

"Christianity ...

Why is the Left Obsessed with the Redskins?

Given how much evil there is in the world; given how many signs of moral, intellectual and economic decline there are here in America; and given the increasing irrelevance of America to world events, it is fair to ask why the American Left is ...

LA Mayor Exemplifies America's Moral Decline

Last week, during the official celebration of the Los Angeles Kings winning the Stanley Cup, the mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, told a jammed Staples Center that "there are two long-standing rules for politicians . ... They say never, ever ...

Pope Francis: Pets Can't Replace Children

Pope Francis said something so important last week that it will either be widely ignored or widely disparaged.

The pope criticized "these marriages, in which the spouses do not want children, in which the spouses want to remain without fertility....