REFLECTIONS ON OUR ISOLATED STATE

I went for a long run on the beach this morning. The only sign that other people had been there were footprints in the sand, but at that early hour it was just me and the seagulls, and a woman

AN OPEN LETTER TO JOE BIDEN

  Dear Vice-President Biden, I’m sure you have many advisors around you, calculating the best way for you to win the presidency. While I have no qualifications in this area, I did watch my father become Governor of California when

SO YOU’RE THINKING OF TAKING A CRUISE…

  Cruise ships are playing a rather major role in the Coronavirus outbreak. First there was the cruise ship off Japan, where 500 people were stranded. Now another cruise ship along the California coast, with 3,500 people aboard, is facing

WHAT UNITES US

  I know I am not the only person who found it impossible to continue watching the Democratic Presidential debates. Many of us either turned it off or walked out of the room, for the same reason: There in front

HARVEY WEINSTEIN’S VICTIMS

  Harvey Weinstein should send Donald Trump a thank you note. If it weren’t for the impeachment trial and the frightening aftermath of Trump firing witnesses who dared to tell the truth, Trump blaspheming at the National Prayer breakfast, Trump

OUR RENDEZVOUS WITH DESTINY

  I was 11 years old when I first heard my father’s speech, A Time For Choosing. Unbeknownst to me, he had been perfecting it out on the road when he was a spokesperson for General Electric. He was out

A PLEA TO HILLARY CLINTON

In February 2017, Hillary Clinton wrote me a letter. She apologized for her “delayed acknowledgement” but wanted to thank me for a piece I’d posted on my website in August 2016, titled An Open Letter to Hillary Clinton. In the

THE ROYAL SCANDAL

We could well be on the brink of war with Iran. A Ukrainian passenger plane with 176 people aboard just crashed near Tehran and it’s now believed it was brought down by a SA-15 surface-to-air missile. The entire planet is

ACTUALLY MELANIA, IT’S BE WORST

I wonder how Melania Trump formulated the two recent statements she put out. One excoriated Pamela Karlan for using Barron Trump’s name in a pretty innocuous, although inappropriate sentence, which Ms. Karlan later apologized for. The other, put out by

WHAT WE NEED IN A CANDIDATE

When I was in college, I took a course called Man and Religion. One day, the professor used the class to discuss what had happened to the collective psyche of Mankind when we created bombs that could literally destroy the

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