Dennis Prager

Posted January 27, 2015

In the famous 1997 movie comedy "Liar Liar," actor Jim Carrey plays a lawyer who, as a result of his young son's birthday wish being magically fulfilled, cannot tell a lie -- he can only tell the truth -- for 24 hours. Let's imagine that such a wish forced President Obama to do the same, not for 24 hours, but only during his State of the Union address.

Posted January 20, 2015

I spent Thanksgiving debating at the Oxford Union.

Posted January 13, 2015

Since 9/11, the Western world's academic, media, political elites have done their best to portray Islam in a favorable light, treating it very differently from all other religions. Criticism of every doctrine, religious or secular, is permitted, often encouraged. But not of Islam. Only positive depictions are allowed.

Posted January 06, 2015

One of the rarest and most important things a pope does is issue encyclicals.

Posted December 30, 2014

Many people -- even among those who revere the Ten Commandments -- do not think that the fourth commandment, the Sabbath Day, is particularly important, let alone binding.

Posted December 23, 2014

The Ten Commandments is the most morally influential piece of legislation ever written.

Posted December 16, 2014

I have been devoting my columns this month to the Ten Commandments because we need a fixed moral anchor to solve the problem of evil. And nothing is as effective as the Ten Commandments.

Posted December 09, 2014

We don't have to love our parents.

Posted December 02, 2014

Ask almost anyone to recite the commandment in the Ten Commandments that prohibits taking a life and you will be told, "Thou Shall Not Kill."

Posted November 25, 2014

As we await protests and riots scheduled for Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere if a grand jury in Missouri does not indict the white officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, a black teenager, a little moral clarity is called for.

Posted November 19, 2014

One of the first clues that this Columbia-educated, liberal, Democrat, New York Jew had that there was something wrong at the heart of progressive/left-wing thought was when I read and was taught over and over that "poverty causes crime."

Posted November 18, 2014

One of the first clues that this Columbia-educated, liberal, Democrat, New York Jew had that there was something wrong at the heart of progressive/left-wing thought was when I read and was taught over and over that "poverty causes crime."

Posted November 11, 2014

Since the Bolsheviks inaugurated the first edition of their party newspaper Pravda (the Russian word for truth), the left has shaped truth to serve its goals.

Posted November 04, 2014

Last week, I was a speaker and the emcee at a rally convened by the Republican Party and WLSS, the Sarasota station that carries my radio show.

Posted October 28, 2014

In almost every area of American life, the better things are, the worse it is for the Democratic Party. And vice versa.

Posted October 21, 2014

Why do some things scare people more than others?

Posted October 14, 2014

There is a noble-sounding attitude that many Americans hold regarding whom they vote for. "I vote for the candidate," they say.

Posted October 07, 2014

Last Friday night a rare dialogue/debate took place on American television. It was rare because it involved criticism of Islam, one of the many taboo subjects that are labeled "politically incorrect."

Posted September 30, 2014

At least since the early part of the 20th century, aside from oil, the Arab world has produced and exported two products.

Posted September 23, 2014

President Obama declared in his recent address to the nation that "ISIL is not Islamic."