Entries by Thomas D. Klingenstein

Racism in America Today

Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes

The woke lie that racism has gotten worse needs to be called out.   For many years, racism in America has been, to a very significant degree, a manufactured problem. When we speak about race, whether we admit it or not—and we usually don’t—we mean blacks. Black grievance largely ginned up, provides the fuel for […]

Woke Revolutionaries Versus Americanists

Estimated Reading Time: 11 minutes

Some words of advice for Jim Banks’s new anti-woke caucus. Indiana congressman Jim Banks recently announced the formation of an anti-woke caucus. Good. Banks is acknowledging, for the first time at a congressional level, the danger of woke tyranny. National Socialism (Nazism) and Communism were the challenges for prior generations of Americans. “Wokeism” is the […]

DeSantis Goes to War

Estimated Reading Time: 9 minutes

On election night, I was half-watching Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s victory remarks when something quite extraordinary and encouraging caught my attention. DeSantis evoked Churchill’s “fighting on the beaches” speech, in which Churchill stirred the resolve and patriotism of the British people in anticipation of the invasion of their homeland by the Nazis. DeSantis, of course, […]