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From the Oval Office, President Joe Biden made an impassioned mid-October address that laid out the stakes for Americans as to why they must support Israel and Ukraine in their wars against aggressors Hamas and Russia.
World Series 2023 had the lowest television ratings in history. There’s no need to belabor the whys and wherefores.
During his Oval Office speech to the nation last week about Russia’s invasion into the Ukraine and Israel’s offensive against Gaza, President Joe Biden quoted former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright who had once called America “the indispensable nation."
The troubling news that U.S. veterans hoping to see the Army-Navy game in Foxboro, Mass. earlier this month had their hotel reservations canceled to provide illegal aliens shelter could be a blessing in disguise, assuming the vets vote in unison to preserve the country they’re sworn to defend.
During much of Dianne Feinstein’s 20 years in the U.S. Senate, I lived in California and wrote political commentary for two San Joaquin Valley dailies. Regardless of my topic, out of professional curiosity, I asked my subjects’ off-the-record opinion about the California governor and their local congressional representatives.
For all of Kevin McCarthy’s bluster about his impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden’s corrupt finances, skeptics have deep doubts about the House Speaker’s priorities.
Congress is back from its August recess, the weeks-long period away from its always-contentious, mostly unproductive business.
When the Chicago Cubs called up Ken Holtzman from the Rookie Pioneer League in 1965, some within the organization predicted that the lefty would be the next Sandy Koufax. Both were tall, lean, and Jewish flamethrowers.
President Biden’s Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against SpaceX, the Elon Musk-founded company.
President Biden’s Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against SpaceX, the Elon Musk-founded company. In its 13-page complaint, the Justice Department alleges that SpaceX “discriminated against asylees and refugees throughout its hiring process, including during recruiting, screening and selection, in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.”
Survivors of the deadly fires in Maui are being offered a $700-per-household payment by FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) and temporary shelter.
On Aug. 1, the rating agency Fitch dropped the U.S. government’s long-term credit rating from AAA to AA+.
Actor Charles Durning’s D-Day memories were so painful that for decades he suppressed them.
With the Hall of Fame induction ceremony set for this weekend, here’s a baseball quiz. The question: What do Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Scott Rolen and Fred McGriff have in common?
There was a time when the Major League Baseball All-Star Game was a special event.
Only the most trusting among the general population believe a single utterance from establishment Washington, D.C.
Lou Gehrig had two women in his life – his mother Christina and his wife Eleanor. Had the two been able to get along, the personal life of the legendary New York Yankees ballplayer and Hall of Famer would have been less stressful.
Even though the nation is divided about immigration and its consequences, on one point, unanimity must be reached. Immigration, whether legal or illegal, cannot be a vehicle for child labor.
In 1994, a year before his death from alcohol-induced cirrhosis, hepatitis C and inoperable liver cancer, Mickey Mantle gave a remorseful interview to Sports Illustrated.
President Trump’s formal accusation, and whatever the fallout from it may be, must not distract from the ongoing, White House-sanctioned open border catastrophe.
Regardless of how bitter the immigration argument — and the debate routinely sinks to new hostility lows – everyone should agree that open borders must not be allowed to disrupt public education.
Nefarious activities of a criminal organization that targeted Texans of Asian descent were exposed last month by The Dallas Morning News.
Don Zimmer had quite a baseball career.
Utah’s Great Salt Lake could disappear within the next five years.
A week after Joe Biden became president, he signed Executive Order 14008, which announced his commitment to protect 30 percent of U.S. land and water – 41.5 million acres per year – by 2030.
Voters are, to understate their mood, disenchanted with Congress. Yet paradoxically, voters re-elect, over and over, the same representatives they hold in dismally low esteem, consider ineffectual and out-of-touch.
Ask the millions of migrants who have either entered the United States or are lined up at the border what motivated their journeys, and all will answer that they’re in pursuit of the proverbial better life.
During World War II, 130,000 American soldiers and nearly 19,000 U.S. civilians were prisoners of war.
Like the proverbial bad penny that keeps reappearing, lousy immigration bills are hard to kill off.
Between today and January 3, 2023 when the 118th Congress convenes, the nation may undergo a shift away from the party that minimizes border security to the party that favors enforcement and a more rational immigration policy. The outcome will depend on more than the election night results.
In 1997, the Cooperstown Hall of Fame honored the Acerra family, an all-Italian, 12-brother semi-pro team that played .700 winning baseball from 1938 to 1952.
Every now and again, both during and after his two-term presidency, Bill Clinton espoused sound immigration thoughts that focused on the nation’s best interests.
For the last several presidential election cycles, media messaging has been consistent: candidates who capture the Hispanic vote will win.
With seven weeks remaining before the 2022 midterm election, Republicans and Democrats have drawn their battle lines and staked out what each party considers their opponents’ political vulnerabilities.
Simply put, Hank Greenberg is the most prodigious Jewish Major League Baseball slugger ever.
The National Football League has started its second century as the gridiron world’s highest achievable professional level. Formed in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, it rebranded itself in 1922 as the NFL.
Althea Gibson represents to Black professional tennis players what Jackie Robinson is to Black athletes in Major League Baseball.
Midway during the Major League Baseball owners’ lockout of its players, I promised myself that I was done.
On his first day in office, President Biden signed an executive order to advance racial equity and to support underserved communities, an admirable goal, and one that most Americans share.
The July Bureau of Labor Statistics report was a blockbuster.
Despite Washington, D.C.’s August heat and humidity – perfect vacation weather – the nation’s capital is immersed in politics.
President Biden’s eagerness to welcome millions of global illegal migrants is unlimited.
For number crunchers, July’s second week offered eyepopping data.
In 1963, an All-Star game was played that few fans watched, and 59 years later, nobody remembers.
No sooner had Texas Sen. John Cornyn finished taking bows for delivering 15 Republican votes to pass a bipartisan gun safety bill than he began talking up amnesty.
On Father’s Day, 1964, Philadelphia Phillies’ right-hander Jim Bunning pitched a perfect game against the New York Mets in Shea Stadium.
Here are two indisputable facts about President Biden’s open borders agenda.
Since baseball’s earliest years, U.S. presidents have been big fans of the national pastime.
As Democrats’ prospects in the 2022 midterm elections dim, the party needs to revive itself with what was once a reliable constituency — Hispanic voters.
Between August 1 and August 5, 1945, the Washington Senators played five consecutive double headers.
The hour is late to save America from the White House-sanctioned, sovereignty-busting illegal immigrant invasion. To draw a baseball parallel, patriotic citizens are in the bottom of the eighth inning, getting a 6-0 shellacking from the America-last Biden administration.
In Congress, an inverse relationship exists between the numbers of border crossers and a discussion about how millions of new migrants will be cared for.
Ukrainians’ fate in the country’s Russia-perpetrated war is unclear.
Even casual baseball fans know that Jackie Robinson became Major League Baseball’s first black player, that he had a stellar career with the Brooklyn Dodgers that included Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player awards.
Two sure signs that the 2022 mid-term campaigning has begun: Candidates’ television spots are bombarding viewers, and the Capitol Hill rumor mill is grinding away.
More than 80 years ago, 17-year-old lefty sidewinder and distaff Jackie Mitchell struck out two of baseball’s most powerful sluggers — Yankees legends Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
Since the Biden administration hasn’t indicated that it will shift in its Southwest border policy, the U.S. can expect the surge of illegal crossers to continue throughout 2022.
At The Wall Street Journal’s annual Chief Executive Officers’ council, Elon Musk, the world’s richest man whose net worth is an estimated $290 billion, sounded an alarm. If people don’t start procreating at an accelerated level, civilization will crumble, Musk trumpeted.
During World War II, after the death and destruction from Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the highest-level baseball was played on Hawaii, reaching it’s apex during the 1944 Army-Navy Pineapple World Series.
Overpopulation’s negative consequences are well-known to the nation’s environmentalists.
The Atlanta Braves, once Milwaukee’s pride and joy and who earlier called Boston home, will take on the Houston Astros in the 2021 World Series.
Major League Baseball’s odyssey toward the World Series began with two wild card games — the Boston Red Sox defeating the New York Yankees, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beating the St. Louis Cardinals.
For the second consecutive month, Wall Street analysts and media business forecasters badly missed the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s job creation total.
In a recent ABC “Good Morning America” interview with co-anchor Robin Roberts, former President Barack Obama sent a clear, but somewhat couched, warning signal to President Joe Biden.
Last week, the Biden administration announced it will begin eight daily flights to return Haitian illegal immigrants from their makeshift shelters under Texas’ International Bridge.
The 2021 National Football League season is underway, with the Pittsburgh Steelers starting the season 1-0 after dispatching the Buffalo Bills.
Prior to his death, Los Angeles’ Sunday night talk show host Terry Anderson used to open his broadcast with a heads up to his listeners: “If you ain’t mad, you ain’t paying attention.”
For Major League Baseball teams and their fans, Labor Day is a benchmark to project which teams will make it to the playoffs.
The federal government’s Drought Monitor indicates that nearly half the nation is suffering from abnormally dry drought conditions.
On July 29, Richard D. Lamm, Colorado’s three-term governor during the 1970s and 1980s, died of complications from a pulmonary embolism. He was a week away from his 86th birthday.
Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Coleman was a New York Yankees second baseman who won the 1949 Rookie of the Year award, and in 1950, the World Series Most Valuable Player award.
Earlier this month, the United States Post Office issued stamps to honor the heroic World War II service of Japanese Americans.
Down on the Southwest border, business is booming – criminal business, that is.
Businesses headquartered in New York City have, in large numbers, either relocated elsewhere or plan to leave, mainly to Florida or other welcoming locations in the Southeast.
Whether Warren Spahn was on the mound or in World War II trenches, his opponents agreed that no one was tougher.
Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor announced an 18-month delay in the effective date of the final rule, “Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States,” mostly foreign nationals working on employment-based visas.
The annual refugee resettlement kerfuffle is underway.
Responding to the consequences of President Biden’s wildly out-of-control border mess, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich sued the administration in the U.S. District Court of Arizona.
Under the guise of the “This is not who we are. America is better than this” language spoken by our current president, no accommodation is too generous for Northern Triangle migrants.
As the border conditions worsen, concerned Americans wonder where and when the crisis will end.
Baseball fans got good news earlier this month – or at least as good can be expected during COVID-19.
Presidential honeymoons have remarkably different lengths. President Barack Obama’s honeymoon, at least with the press, began the day he announced his candidacy, Feb. 10, 2007, and the blissful union continues today.
Events on Capitol Hill and the Southwest border are unfolding at dizzying pace. The outcome of those developments will have long-lasting and irreversible effects.
Events on Capitol Hill and the Southwest border are unfolding at dizzying pace. The outcome of those developments will have long-lasting and irreversible effects.
President Joe Biden is going full speed ahead with his plan to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. The Democrats’ latest approach to convert Biden’s campaign promise to more than double the existing minimum wage ...
If there’s one thing that President Joe Biden has made abundantly clear, it’s that he will grant an amnesty to an unknown number of illegal immigrants.
Of the 42 Major League baseball players born on Dec. 25, three are enshrined in Cooperstown’s Hall of Fame.
On a frigid Chicago evening in January 1912, baseball potentates Charles Comiskey and John J. McGraw met at “Smiley” Mark Corbett’s East Side saloon.
After the first presidential debate mercifully ended, Fox News analyst and moderator Chris Wallace called the free-for-all “interesting.” A better word is ugly.
Labor Day kicks off the final stretch toward the Election Day showdown between incumbent President Donald Trump and the Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden.
Because of COVID-19 fears, several Major League Baseball players opted out for 2020. Others remained active but have since gone on the Injured List with discomfort or tenderness in various limbs. Players and dinosaur fans from earlier eras rejected discomfort and tenderness as legitimate injuries.
Out of all 535 members of Congress, only about 10% can be classified as solidly pro-American worker. Their immigration voting records prove their inexplicable indifference to American workers’ fates.
The 2020 Major League Baseball season is, in a manner of speaking, underway. Fans who can overlook the cardboard cutouts that have replaced them in stadium seats, or tolerate the piped-in music and masked players will be fine.
Most Americans know Lou Gehrig’s tragic story. Fewer know how his widow, Eleanor, lovingly kept the baseball Hall of Famer’s memory alive for decades after his untimely death.
Finally! After nearly three decades of pleading to deaf Republican and Democratic congresses for a fair shake, American workers can celebrate.
The May jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics dumbfounded economists and made Wall Street analysts look foolish. Supposed experts expected that the huge job losses reflected in the April report, 20.5 million, would continue in May to the tune of 7 million Americans sidelined....
A few years after President Bill Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement, Rolling Stone sent investigative reporter Dan Baum out to pound the pavement to learn how the globalist-hyped deal was working on both sides of the border.
Congress, immigration advocacy groups and immigration lawyers are urging the Trump administration to increase the number of foreign-born doctors to alleviate the alleged medical responders’ shortage during the coronavirus pandemic.
I may be in the minority, but Major League Baseball’s decision to suspend the season until at least mid-May doesn’t bother me.
A late December poll, this one taken by Rasmussen, found that Americans are becoming more aware of immigration’s effect on the qualify of life.
For much of the summer, the House of Representatives obsessed over the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (HR 1044), a bad bill that would eliminate the traditional 7 percent country caps imposed on employment-based visas, largely H-1Bs.
Every time an immigration conflict appears on the horizon, expansionists press for one of two solutions: amnesty or broader guest worker programs.
Shortly after the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its August report - which showed that the economy had created a middling 130,000 new jobs - the White House issued an effusive statement.
A recent Economic Policy Institute Study titled “CEO Compensation Has Grown 940 percent since 1978” is a Labor Day lament for American workers whose wages during the same period have only increased a meager 12 percent.
No sooner had the Trump administration announced its intention to impose a new rule that will deny public benefits like food stamps and Medicaid to some legal immigrants, then 13 lawsuit trigger-happy states filed action against the Department of Homeland Security.
Shortly before Congress adjourned for its summer break, what it aggrandizingly likes to refer to as “constituent work days,” the House of Representatives passed a horrible immigration bill.
Democratic presidential candidates have unanimously embraced the $15 federal minimum wage. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi threw her support behind the wage hike that would more than double the current $7.25 rate.
Citing irreconcilable differences, I have filed for divorce from Major League Baseball.
During a recent meeting with the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department and about 20 other representatives from agencies involved in immigration, the Trump administration floated the idea of zero refugees in 2020.
The H-1B visa that allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations typically is associated with tech industry use. But the visa can have more far-reaching applications, as recent Capitol Hill actions showed.
Summers come and go. And some are more memorable than others - better weather, extraordinary family road trips or exciting new adventures. But for decades, all summers have one sorry common denominator - the continuation of the State Department’s Summer Work Travel (SWT) program.
A Harvard University Center for American Political Studies/Harris Poll showed that immigration is now voters’ top concern, surpassing health care as the nation’s No. 1 issue. By a 42-38 margin, registered voters selected immigration as the major issue.
Last week, 20 Democrats vying for the presidential nomination went on national television. On back-to- back nights, candidates put forward their positions on various hot-button topics. Regarding immigration, the most explosive subject and a top concern for Americans, all 20 had the same platform: the world is welcome to come to America, and don’t worry, once inside the United States, affirmative benefits will be provided compliments of American taxpayers, no matter how unwilling they may be to underwrite them.
Time was, baseball bugs circled Independence Day as a milestone on their calendars.
Pinch me! I must be dreaming. After years of displacing U.S. tech workers, the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program has finally appeared on Congress’ radar.
Last fall, I took an extended road trip through the Great American Southwest.
The latest pro-immigration talking point is that since the U.S. has an abundance of wide-open spaces, record legal immigration levels should continue, and perhaps even increase.
During World War II, of the 500-plus MLB players who served, only two young Americans were killed.
Just days before Congress adjourned for its spring recess, Capitol Hill rumors circulated that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Francis Cissna was in the departure lounge, soon to be removed.