Robert Knight

Posted February 09, 2016

In a recent column about the Sanders phenomenon, Peggy Noonan observed that, Socialism is an old idea to you if youre over 50 but a nice new idea if youre 25.

Posted February 02, 2016

Holed up during the Blizzard of 2016, I was a grateful recipient of our DVD-collecting neighbors brand new copy of the Matt Damon film The Martian.

Posted January 26, 2016

"War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength." In George Orwells dystopic novel 1984, the totalitarian Big Brother regime issues perverse edicts reflecting the opposite of what is said.

Posted January 20, 2016

At my very first newspaper job, the editor had a banner above the newsroom that said, Comfort the Afflicted and Afflict the Comfortable.

Posted January 12, 2016

Glenview Elementary School in Haddon Heights, New Jersey, was already far along the safe road to political correctness.

Posted January 05, 2016

When is genocide not genocide?

Posted December 29, 2015

Low Prices Fail to Spark Growth, a recent headline in the Wall Street Journal said.

Posted December 24, 2015

The Clintons and their cronies have an amazing track record for surviving scandal, but its being tested mightily in Chicago.

Posted December 16, 2015

Over and over, progressives give us simplistic formulae, plus name calling if were on the wrong side of an issue.

Posted December 08, 2015

Immediately following the massacre of 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif. last Wednesday by a Muslim couple, progressives unleashed a torrent of contempt for prayer in response to God-centered tweets from Republican presidential candidates.

Posted December 01, 2015

You mean were allowed to resist criminals or terrorists? All by ourselves?

Posted November 24, 2015

If, as Franklin Roosevelt said, the only thing we have to fear is fear itself, we might have to redefine fear.

Posted November 19, 2015

Bernie Sanders has joined the campaign to shame U.S. colleges that has taken off in the wake of events at the University of Missouri, where top administrators resigned last week over allegations that they didnt do enough about racist incidents.

Posted November 10, 2015

Media bias is less about slanted stories than about whats covered or not.

Posted November 05, 2015

Dissolute periods usually last about 50 years, he said, and Americas latest slide toward decadence began roughly in 1970. That means we may be on the cusp of a revival of marriage and family in about five years.

Posted October 27, 2015

If youre wondering how America and Western Europe went from marriage-centered societies to post-Christian sexual anarchy abetted by massive government growth enforced by brutal political correctness in just a few decades, lets just say it was no accident.

Posted October 20, 2015

Not a day goes by when the social engineers of the Left are not remaking America in their own image.

Posted October 13, 2015

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is ramping up its campaign to use the courts to force all Catholic hospitals to provide abortions and sterilizations.

Posted October 06, 2015

In Billy Joels iconic song, the refrain begins, It comes down to reality, and it's fine with me cause I've let it slide.

Posted September 29, 2015

The White House has doubled down on its efforts to use massive immigration for political advantage.