Mr. Prager hosts a nationally syndicated radio talk show based in Los Angeles. He is the author of four books, most recently "Happiness is a Serious Problem" (HarperCollins). His website is
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  • Jews Who Cheapen The Holocaust

    Why do so many Jews see conservative/Right-wing Americans as Nazi-like? The answer lies in the rhetoric of the Left and in Jews’ fears…

  • Why Left Talks about “White” Tea Parties

    The Left really does see the world through the prism of race, gender and class rather than through the moral prism of right and wrong.

  • Obama, Israel and the Genesis Prediction

    Most observers, right or left, pro-Israel or anti-Israel, would agree that Israeli-American relations are the worst they have been in memory. Among the many indications is that only 9 percent of Jewish Israelis think President Barack Obama’s administration is more | Read More »

  • The Left Squashes Life’s Little Pleasures

    Reading the onslaught of angry denunciations of Burger King by mental health organizations and mainstream media reporters this past week reminded me of a characteristic of the Left not often commented on: a certain joylessness, even an antipathy to the | Read More »

  • Why a Town in Iowa Sought to Abolish Good Friday

    When a town in Iowa seeks to rename Good Friday “Spring Holiday,” you know America has problems.

  • It’s a Civil War: What We Do Now

    A terrible thing happened to America on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The country took its biggest step ever down a road diametrically opposed to its original intent of keeping the state small so that the individual can be free and | Read More »

  • The Bigger the Government, the Less You Are Needed

    Among the things left and right, religious and secular, agree on is that one of the few real needs human beings have is to be needed. When we are not needed, life feels pointless. The need to be needed is | Read More »

  • Why Democrats Don’t Care about $9.7 Trillion Debt

    As reported by The Washington Post, "President Obama’s proposed budget would add more than $9.7 trillion to the national debt over the next decade, congressional budget analysts said Friday." CNN adds, "Of that amount, an estimated $5.6 trillion will be | Read More »

  • John, Chuck, Kathleen, and … Mr. President

    There was something particularly annoying — even harmful to society — during the health care summit held last week between President Obama and leading members of the House and Senate. It was the president’s calling all the congressmen and senators | Read More »

  • Government, Yes! God and Parents, No!

    One of the major differences between the right and the left concerns the question of authority: To whom do we owe obedience and who is the ultimate moral authority? For the right, the primary moral authority is God (or, for | Read More »

  • The Doritos Ad Was Not Funny

    By far, the most popular ad shown during the latest Super Bowl (trademarked name "Super Bowl" not used with the expressed written consent of the National Football League) was the Doritos "House Rules" ad. Tens of millions of Americans saw | Read More »

  • Frank Rich and the State of Liberal Commentary

    If one had to read one columnist to appreciate the state of contemporary left-wing commentary, my nomination would be Frank Rich of the Sunday New York Times. No well-known leftist columnist better exemplifies the worst aspects of today’s left. Virtually | Read More »

  • What I Said to the Republican Members of Congress

    This past weekend, after President Obama addressed the annual retreat of Republican Members of the House, I, along with my Salem Radio colleague Hugh Hewitt, and John Fund of the Wall Street Journal, were also invited to address them. This | Read More »

  • Reid Punished by Liberal Preoccupation with Private Comments

    I think that Harry Reid is a left-wing ideologue who is doing serious harm to a great country. I think that Harry Reid would charge any Republican colleague with racism and ask for that person’s resignation if he or she | Read More »

  • Controlling When You Relieve Yourself, Not Body Scan, Invades Privacy

    If the government prohibits airline passengers from getting out of their seats during the last hour of a flight, I hereby announce that I will get out of my seat either to escort someone who needs to use the lavatory | Read More »

  • Democrats Ensure America Will No Longer Be the Last Best Hope of Earth

    As the passage of the bill that will start the process of nationalizing health care in America becomes almost inevitable, so, too, the process of undoing America’s standing as The Last Best Hope of Earth will have begun.  That description | Read More »

  • Have We Stopped Trying to Make Good People?

    The most important question any society must answer is: How will we make good people?  That is the question Judeo-Christian values have grappled with. There are many and profound theological and practical differences between Judaism and Christianity. But in the | Read More »

  • Left Destroys More than It Creates

    Watching the left attempting to undo the greatness of American medicine and dismantle the unprecedentedly powerful American economic engine built almost entirely on non-governmental entrepreneurial effort, I realize once again that the left is far better at destroying than building. | Read More »

  • A Troubled Thanksgiving 2009

  • The Silver Lining of the Left in Power

    There may be a major silver lining for conservatives and for America’s future thanks to the foreign and domestic policies of President Obama and the Democrat-controlled House and Senate: For the first time in their lives, millions of Americans are | Read More »