David Marcus

David Marcus

Why Joe Biden Should Put The Damper On Trump Impeachment Talk

Things are looking pretty good for Joe Biden. He holds a fairly commanding lead in the national polls for the Democratic presidential nomination, and for some reason he is the only candidate even pretending to ...
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Both Democratic Frontrunners Voted For The Religious Freedom Restoration Act In 1993. Do They Still Support It?

The 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act is one of the more interesting federal laws of the past few decades. What makes it so is the shifting nature of its political implications. When it was almost ...
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Reporters Should Press Presidential Candidate Bill De Blasio On ‘Toxic Whiteness’

According to The New York Post, four white women who work as administrators in the New York City school system are preparing a discrimination lawsuit against the city. They allege that under Mayor Bill de ...
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Why I’m Endorsing Bill De Blasio For President

I want Bill de Blasio to win the 2020 presidential election. It may sound strange that a conservative pundit at a conservative outlet would hold such a position, but hear me out. America, New York ...
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Skyrocketing Attacks On NYC Jews Ignored Because Of Race

Imagine that members of a religious minority were being frequently physically assaulted in America’s largest city at alarming rates. Imagine if members of that minority were being cold-cocked or spit on randomly for doing nothing ...
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Protest Erupts Outside The New York Times Offices Over Anti-Semitic Cartoon

Last week, in its international edition, the New York Times ran a blatantly anti-Semitic political cartoon that depicted a blind President Trump being led by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who was depicted as a ...
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Rudy Giuliani Knew Exactly What He Was Doing [GREAT ARTICLE]

Among the figures most maligned by the mainstream news media during the Robert Mueller investigation was Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani. The former New York mayor was called doddering and senile, a once-great man throwing away ...
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Did The Catholic Church Destroy Once-Beloved Anchovy Pizza?

Throughout much of the 20th century, anchovies were as associated with pizza as cream cheese is with bagels, or mustard with hot dogs. In movies, television shows, and (of course) pizzerias, anchovy pizza was ubiquitous ...
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Ocasio-Cortez Joins De Blasio In Call To Punish Asian Students

The battle over the admissions standards at New York City’s elite public high schools has heated up again. After having failed to change the standards last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio is back at it, ...
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Elizabeth Warren Underwhelms In CNN Town Hall

Elizabeth Warren enters the 2020 Democratic primary as the best-known candidate to have never run for president before. Unlike frontrunners Bernie Sanders and probable candidate Joe Biden, Warren is a first-time candidate. This is potentially ...
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How Each Of The Democratic Frontrunners Is Using Twitter So Far

It has been more than a decade since presidential candidate Barack Obama promised to announce his choice of a running mate on a newish platform called Twitter. The stunt was an effort to gain followers ...
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Yes, Beto Can Win The White House

Since 1980, only two Democrats have won the U.S. presidency. The first was Bill Clinton, the second Barack Obama. Six others tried and failed. Of the announced and presumed candidates for the 2020 Democratic primary, ...
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The Last Godfather Is Dead, And So Is The Myth And Magic Of The Mafia

“Michael Corleone says hello.” That line from an iconic scene in “The Godfather 2” is uttered just before an attempted hit on the character Frank Pantageli. The garroting in a bar is broken up by ...
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If Pelosi Believed Her Claims About Trump And Russia, She Would Impeach

There was some sad news for progressives yesterday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Washington Post Magazine that she will not pursue impeachment against President Donald Trump. It’s not just Pelosi: House intelligence committee Chairman ...
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In Her First Town Hall, Tulsi Gabbard Came Off As A Leftist, Not a Centrist

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, complete with lei, took the stage at SXSW in Austin to do her first town hall as a presidential candidate Sunday night on CNN. The 37-year-old Iraq War veteran is running ...
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Why The Next FDA Head Needs To Be Friendlier To Vaping

The announcement last month that Dr. Scott Gottlieb will resign as the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration has widely been seen as a victory for the vaping industry and producers of other alternative ...
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Omar and AOC Don’t Get To Get To Define Anti-Semitism

Every few days I get a call from my dad. Last week, after catching up on family stuff and moving to the news, he asked me what a trope is, and why he’s been hearing ...
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In The Age Of AOC, Sanders’ Launch Speech Almost Seems Moderate

Bernie Sanders returned to his roots Saturday to deliver a campaign launch speech in his hometown, Brooklyn. Notwithstanding the cold and snow, a healthy crowd arrived to hear the most famous socialist man in America ...
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Unlike Trump, Trudeau Is In Real Trouble

While Americans were transfixed on Wednesday with the salacious, but not legally damning, testimony of Michael Cohen before Congress, a bombshell went off in the Canadian Parliament. Former Canadian Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould testified before ...
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Legalizing Prostitution Will Only Make Its Inherent Problems Worse

In the wake of charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft for soliciting sex, we are seeing renewed calls for legalizing prostitution. Proponents see legalization as a panacea that will bring sex for pay ...
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Ed Gillespie Gives A Master Class On How Republicans Should Discuss Racism

It is no secret that Republicans often flounder when confronted with racial issues. It’s not easy to be presented in the mainstream press as the “racist party.” But at a Heritage Foundation event this week, ...
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The Epidemic Of Anti-Jewish Hate Crimes In Brooklyn Is No Hoax

As much of the country was transfixed by a hoaxed hate crime in Chicago over the past month, a very real wave of hate crimes in Brooklyn has been taking place. In New York City ...
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The Jussie Smollett Incident Was Never Very Important

Had the alleged attack on Jussie Smollett actually taken place, it would not have told us much about the racial situation in America. That it apparently was a hoax also doesn’t tell us very much ...
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By Scuttling The Amazon Deal, AOC Just Opened Herself Up To A Primary Challenge

There’s a reason the old saying, “be careful what you wish for,” is an old saying. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may wind up learning that the hard way. In the wake of Amazon’s decision last year ...
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