My Post-Debate Thoughts in City Journal

My friends at the terrific City Journal website seem to have caused a bit of a stir by posting my reflections after the first presidential debate: Even before his inauguration, Barack Obama was an imaginary man,…

Me on Ricochet

As promised in the news section, I dropped in on Rob Long, James Lileks and Peter Robinson for the first half hour of the Ricochet podcast last week (I’m the one in the yellow bikini!). Follow…

A Gratifying Victory

Over at Breitbart’s Big Hollywood, movie maven Christian Toto points out that some members of the media are finally coming around to agree with my Wall Street Journal piece about The Dark Knight Rises. This is,…

Memorial Day

“A man who has nothing which he is willing to fight for, nothing which he cares more about than he does about his personal safety, is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free,…

The Racism of the Left

[I originally wrote this post for last week, but pushed it because of the bin Laden killing.  It's no longer strictly topical, but I think it's still true.] I have to admit I know some individual…

More on bin Laden

Last night, as I was still watching the news, my friends at City Journal called to request a short piece for a symposium on the killing of bin Laden.  I basically wrote down what was in…

Justice with a Bullet

Originally had a post here about the racism of the left, but I think we can take a day off to unify in celebration over the death of Osama bin Laden.   Here are a few “ancillary…

Klavan to GLAAD: Drop Dead!

Let me preface this by saying, as I often have, that I respectfully and even lovingly disagree with many of my fellow conservatives and Christians on the matter of homosexuality. I think gays are part of…

The Wisdom of the Depressed

As I mentioned on a Ricochet podcast last week, I have an annoying habit of holding commentators responsible for their predictions.  If a sports writer tells me the Red Sox are going to the series, and…

The Debate We’re Not Having

The David Horowitz Freedom Center held its annual spring conference this past weekend.  I was there to speak on cultural matters and will post or link to the video when I can (it’s supposed to go up…