Jonah Goldberg

Posted July 09, 2014

While conservatives refuse to celebrate, or even notice, how much of the popular culture is on their side, numbers at the box office prove that many successful movies are actually ones promoting conservative values.

Posted July 04, 2014

You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America.

Posted July 02, 2014

Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court building on Monday holding signs that read "Birth Control: Not My Boss's Business." Meanwhile, supporters of the government's contraception mandate believe that birth control is their boss' business, and they want the federal government to force employers to agree.

Posted June 27, 2014

Paging Elizabeth Warren: This is your moment.

Posted June 25, 2014

It's a fact of human nature that it's easier to talk about who's to blame for a problem than it is to figure out what to do about the problem.

Posted June 20, 2014

?For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents.

Posted June 18, 2014

"Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy." That's the opening sentence of the Associated Press story on the IRS's claim that it lost an unknown number of emails over two years relating to the agency's alleged targeting of political groups hostile to the president.

Posted June 14, 2014

The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring.

Posted June 11, 2014

Hillary Clinton's State Department memoir, "Hard Choices," has just come out, and who among us can contain their excitement? Not Mike Allen, author of the incestuously insider Politico column "Playbook."

Posted June 06, 2014

There he goes again. At a press conference in Brussels Thursday, President Obama was asked if he was surprised by the controversy over his decision to trade Bowe Bergdahl for five high-ranking Taliban leaders.

Posted June 04, 2014

Good for Rick Perry.

Posted May 30, 2014

?Can we please stop holding the country hostage to crazy people?

Posted May 28, 2014

Vladimir Putin, with the aid of his vast propaganda machinery, has convinced many Russians that the interim government in Ukraine is expressly Nazi and fascist. And while there were some neo-Nazi goons among the protesters who brought down the corrupt government of Victor Yanukovich, and there are definitely ultranationalists among the coalition resisting Moscow, it's simply a transparent lie that the current government is fascist.

Posted May 23, 2014

Hillary Clinton is in a pickle. She's a shoe-in for her party's presidential nomination because of Barack Obama's failures. But those failures might keep her from getting the job. Her husband's "law of politics" is that elections are always about the future, but she's stuck in the past.

Posted May 21, 2014

Of course, if you're the sort of person who takes trigger warnings very seriously, you probably don't read this column too often. So maybe my mockery will miss its target, sort of like making fun of the Amish on the Internet -- it's not like they'll find out.

Posted May 16, 2014

Here's a question. If -- and this is a big if -- the United States could dispatch a swarm of heretofore secret super-drones to find and kill every member of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, would you be in favor of doing it?

Posted May 14, 2014

What is happening to the Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram is tragic. The sinking of the Titanic, the fall of Saigon, the British defeat at Gallipoli, the Dred Scott decision -- tragedies all.

Posted May 08, 2014

In 1920, a bond salesman walked into Joseph Yenowsky's Waterbury, Conn., clothing store. Yenowsky was a tough sell. During their lengthy conversation, Yenowsky told the salesman he thought Vladimir Lenin, the Russian Bolshevik leader, was "the brainiest man" in the world.

Posted May 07, 2014

Last week the state of Oklahoma "botched" an execution.

Posted May 02, 2014

After the 9/11 terror attacks in 2001, members of the American left found one thing they could all agree on: America's Our First Amendment rights were in peril.