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Opinion: A vacation might do you good

At this writing, I’m happy to report I haven’t heard Nancy Pelosi’s name in five days. I haven’t heard President Trump accused of being responsible for 159,000 COVID-19 deaths since last week. And I don’t even know if Portland was burned...

 

Opinion: Anarchists are scarier than virus

I have good reasons to be worried about catching the coronavirus. I fit the demographic profile for the most typical victim — I’m 75 and I have a serious medical precondition. And here in Los Angeles, where about 4,500 of the state’s 9,000...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    July 26, 2020

Opinion: Don't want to live in a 'woke' country

Build Back Better. Build Back Better. Build Back Better. Try saying Joe Biden’s clunky campaign slogan three times fast without gagging — or laughing. Biden is obviously cognitively impaired, he’s morphed into a Bernie Sanders lefty and he’s...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    July 19, 2020

Opinion: Schools should reopen for kids' sakes

Can we all agree the kids living in our biggest cities don’t get a good education? Can we all agree it’s a travesty that upwards of 75 percent of the kids in our inner-city schools aren’t able to read, write and count at grade level? Can we all...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    July 12, 2020

Opinion: Protesters should study history

The other day I mentioned to my son Cameron something I heard the great economist Thomas Sowell say. Sowell had reminded the Black Lives Matter protesters who were indiscriminately toppling statues and defacing monuments around the country that a...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    June 21, 2020

Opinion: Suspect deaths not that common

Everyone everywhere is demanding that we reform the police. Everyone everywhere is demanding that we have to root out the “systemic racism” in our police forces because it results in innocent blacks being treated unfairly and even killed. The...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    June 14, 2020

Opinion: Ending police won't solve anything

Getting rid of the police. Now there’s a brilliant, progressive way to improve the criminal justice system. There’s no question there are systemic problems with the way we police our cities that we need to address and fix. But when Black Lives...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    June 7, 2020

Opinion: Dems have failed to police the police

OK, protesters, we get it. You were angry, sickened and sad about the cold-blooded killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Who do you know who wasn’t? Tens of thousands of you have marched in dozens of cities demanding...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    May 31, 2020

Opinion: Feeling sorry for small business

I feel terribly sorry for the hundred thousand Americans who’ve lost their lives to the coronavirus. I also feel sorry for all the small business owners in the country who have become innocent victims of the government’s mishandled war on...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    May 24, 2020

Opinion: Hoping for return of simple pleasures

Don’t tell the people in charge, but my friend’s wife is a member of the L.A. resistance. She’s been regularly going out into the underground economy to get her hair done. She’s been meeting with her hairdresser at an undisclosed location...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    May 17, 2020

Opinion: Coronavirus deadlier to businesses

The disease experts and the panic-pushing media initially scared the pants off California’s 40 million people with their predictions about the death toll of the coronavirus pandemic. They said 25 million people in the state would become infected...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    May 10, 2020

Opinion: Protesters are American heroes

A month ago I said it will be the public that makes the decision to reopen America, not the government. It took too long, but that’s exactly what has happened. From the beaches of Southern California and Florida to the state capitals of Michigan...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    May 3, 2020

Opinion: Coronavirus reaction overblown

California was well down the road to becoming a Bernie Sanders-model socialist state when the coronavirus crisis came along. But fighting COVID-19 and slowing its spread gave “liberal” Gov. Gavin Newsom a perfect excuse to unleash his inner...

 

Opinion: Politicians scarier than COVID-19

I don’t know what daily life is like during our Great National Shutdown in states like Pennsylvania, where I hear golfing is verboten, all liquor stores are closed and masks must be worn into retail stores. But out here in sprawling Los Angeles,...

 

Opinion: School break could put students ahead

What’s the use of living in sunny L.A.? It’s bad enough it has been raining. Now I have a mayor, Eric Garcetti, telling me I’m not allowed to go out of my house on Easter weekend. Garcetti holds daily press conferences to update the local...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    April 5, 2020

Opinion: Trump not at fault for shortages

It’s lucky I’m being such a good American and sheltering at home. Every day I’ve been able to watch President Trump’s coronavirus White House press briefings and the press conferences of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and California Gov. Gavin...

 

Trump not to blame for COVID-19

Every 4-year-old knows the official coronavirus drill by now. Wash your hands often, cover your coughs and sneezes and don’t touch your face. And also practice “social distancing,” stay away from large crowds and especially stay away from...

 

Real virus threat the political left

There’s a virus threatening the health of America, all right. But it’s not new, not from a foreign country and it’s not the coronavirus. The virus Americans need to fear the most today is the political left. The Pelosi-Schumer Democrats and the...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Voices    March 1, 2020

Media sensationalizing coronavirus

Two weeks ago, I was happily sailing on a huge cruise ship in the Indian Ocean. My wife Colleen is a travel agent and I was tagging along with her and her group on a Celebrity Cruise Line ship as it sailed from Dubai to Singapore and back with 2,300...

 

Trump still winning Dem debates

I never thought I’d feel sorry for a billionaire — a $60 billion billionaire. But watching Mike Bloomberg getting beat up in the Democrat debate in Vegas on Wednesday night was almost tragic. It was like watching an old boxer who gets clocked...

 

Busy week leaves Trump on top

It started Sunday night with an exciting and hard-fought Super Bowl game, which I was happy to see end with the Kansas City Chiefs defeating the San Francisco 49ers. Then the next day came the Iowa caucus, aka the Democrat Party’s Iowa fiasco. For...

 

Nothing new about policy differences

It doesn’t matter whether the impeachment trial of President Trump is already over by the time you read this, or it drags on for months. Two-thirds of the U.S. Senate is never going to find the president guilty of the House Democrats’ vague and...

 

Democrats forgetting their history

I must have said it a dozen times since the Democrats’ impeachment miniseries took over our televisions, but I’ll say it again. The Democrats and their allies in the liberal media think history began this morning when they rolled out of the left...

 

Impeachment bombshell just a dud

You’re excused if you didn’t hear about the latest impeachment “bombshell” that exploded in the media on Wednesday. Wednesday, after all, was a really crowded big-news day. It was the super-duper historic day when Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s...

 

Keep partisan politics out of holidays

What a great holiday season it is. Know why? Congress is on vacation, which means all the rest of us get a break from politics. We’re in the middle of what amounts to a national Christmas ceasefire in our never-ending, 24/7 political civil war....

 

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