Jonah Goldberg

Posted August 26, 2015

When is it outrageous to amend the Constitution?

Posted August 21, 2015

Peter Schramm has died. I knew it was coming. He'd been struggling with cancer. But it felt particularly poignant given that I was in Europe, a place Peter had little patience for.

Posted August 19, 2015

A new chapter in American politics has begun.

Posted August 14, 2015

It happened sooner than even the doomsayers predicted. The era of artificial intelligence is here. A computer has become self-aware, a moral agent responsible for its own actions.

Posted August 12, 2015

"We are trying to be reasonable," an organizer for Bernie Sanders' Seattle rally said.The black female protesters who stormed the stage became enraged. "We aren't reasonable!" they shouted back. "If you do not listen to [us], your event will be shut down," one of them declared to the crowd.

Posted August 05, 2015

The GOP-controlled Congress is taking up the cause, once again, of defunding Planned Parenthood. This latest effort comes in response to macabre hidden-camera videos shot by the Center for Medical Progress of staff at Planned Parenthood talking about the grisly practice of chopping up fetuses for parts.

Posted July 31, 2015

It's been a hard time for politicians not named "Trump" to get any attention, but Mike Huckabee managed it. He did it by comparing Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler.

Posted July 29, 2015

I had a lot of summer jobs. I was a foot messenger in New York for a couple of summers.

Posted July 22, 2015

For those of us who predicted the inevitable, watching Donald Trump verbally wander into a field of face-whacking garden rakes like Sideshow Bob fills one with a mixture of schadenfreude and affirmation. We knew it was coming, but it still feels good to be proven right.

Posted July 17, 2015

I wonder what John Rawls would think of the market for fetal livers.The great liberal philosopher isn't quite a household name, but his influence on contemporary American liberalism and political philosophy is hard to overstate.

Posted July 16, 2015

"Nice flag!" the woman shouted sarcastically, adding: "F--- you!"

Posted July 10, 2015

Hillary Clinton lies.

Posted July 08, 2015

Poor Donald Trump.

Posted July 03, 2015

Ben Wattenberg died this week at the age of 81.

Posted July 01, 2015

By no means are social justice warriors always wrong. But they are untrustworthy, because they aren't driven by a philosophy so much as an insatiable appetite that cannot take yes for an answer.

Posted June 26, 2015

Let me get this straight.

Posted June 24, 2015

"Lots of folks expected us to do something strange and break out in a riot. Well, they just don't know us," the Rev. Norvel Goff told the packed, multiracial congregation of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on Sunday. It was the first service since the horrific slaughter of nine innocent souls by a racist fanatic.

Posted June 19, 2015

"God," Friedrich Nietzsche famously declared, "is dead." God, it has been noted, made a similar yet more lasting pronouncement about Nietzsche.

Posted June 17, 2015

What if a team of Chinese agents had broken into the Pentagon or -- less box office but just as bad -- the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and carted out classified documents?

Posted June 12, 2015

First, the good news: It turns out President Obama was right. Al-Qaida is being destroyed. One could even say he deserves some credit for this happy turn of events.