Author: Dennis Prager

PRAGER: A Brief Guide To Leftist Destruction

To understand the modern world, perhaps the most important rule one needs to know is this: Everything the Left touches it ruins. This first became clear to me years ago during my radio show. I was talking about the Left’s war on the Boy Scouts (for not accepting announced gay people). It was becoming clear […]

PRAGER: Is Stealing Wrong? Not On The Left

To most readers of this column, the question is absurd. The reason is not because the question is, in fact, absurd; it is because most readers of this column are conservative, and many are religious. Am I implying that most leftists do not believe stealing is wrong? Yes, I am. As incredible as this assertion […]

PRAGER: Cui Bono? Who Benefits From The Afghanistan Withdrawal?

How does a leader decide what to do? The most logical response is: “Cui bono?” — “Who benefits?” — from the decision. If some policy benefits your country most, you should, within moral bounds, pursue it. If your enemies benefit most, you should avoid it. I’d be curious to learn what answer proponents of America […]

PRAGER: Imagine No Big Cities

Remember John Lennon’s silly song, “Imagine”? Well, here’s my (much shorter) version. Imagine if some of the biggest cities in America seceded from their states. Imagine Illinois without Chicago, Pennsylvania without Philadelphia, California without Los Angeles or San Francisco, New York state without New York City, or Texas without Houston, Dallas or San Antonio. Those […]