David Horowitz’s Archives: The Greek Crisis and the Reactionary Left

This article originally appeared on 7 May 2010, here. I put this question to my investor friend, whom I’ll call Angel Ware, about the situation in Europe: Any insights into the ramifications of the Greek crisis? Here is his answer: “Well, it depends. The first question is whether or not the EU (i.e. Germany) will [...]

David Horowitz’s Archives: Traitor in chief

This article first appeared at Salon on 28 May, 1999. On many occasions over the past few years, including innumerable campaign appearances and three State of the Union addresses, the president of the United States has looked the American people in the eye and assured them that because of his policies, “There are no more [...]

David Horowitz’s Archives: The American Way of Bigotry

This article first appeared at Salon, on September 13, 1999. One of the many letters responding to my Salon News column aboutblack racism and denial was from an angry Chicago reader named Alice Huber, who introduced herself as an African-American woman married to a white man. According to Huber, I was indeed a “bigot,” as [...]

David Horowitz’s Archives: What’s gun control got to do with it?

This post first appeared at Salon, on July 6, 1999. The other day I picked up a phone message from a woman concerning a charity event for homeless youngsters that I was helping organize in Hollywood. The woman is a liberal, and she said she had found a friend who was willing to volunteer her [...]

David Horowitz’s Thoughts on the Election

I don’t think Democratic voters, disillusioned with Obama, are going to come out in force on Tuesday and I think that Republicans — scared for their country to a greater degree than they have ever been — will. It is my guess (and it is a guess) that the tide against the Democrats is so [...]

David Horowitz’s Archives: Don’t Look Back

This article first appeared in Salon, on October 25, 1999. The other day I received an e-mail from a stranger posing two questions that have been on my mind for some time; thus his message seemed uncannily personal. “I was curious,” the writer said, “if you have ever looked at your political ‘apostasy’ and wondered [...]

David Horowitz’s Archives: Betty Friedan’s Secret Communist Past

This article first appeared in Salon on January 18, 1999. What is it with progressives? Why do they feel the need to lie so relentlessly about who they are? Recently Rigoberta Menchú’s autobiography was exposed as a complete hoax. Now it’s Betty Friedan’s turn to be revealed as a feminist fibber. In a new book, [...]

David Horowitz’s Archives: It Takes One To Know One

This article first appeared in Salon on December 6, 1999. Winston Churchill once remarked that there was nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result. Perhaps that’s why he enjoyed being a conservative — it guaranteed he would frequently be a target. Recently, I dodged my own political bullet when columnist Jack White [...]

David Horowitz’s Archives: The War Against the Jews

The unspoken truth about the fighting in Gaza, which began on December 19, 2008, when Hamas rockets broke a voluntary truce, is that this is the frontline of a much larger war. This war began 30 years ago with the Islamic Revolution in Iran and is now global in scope. Its agenda is the extermination [...]

David Horowitz’s Archives: The Hazards of Speaking on a College Campus

This article was first published in FrontPage Magazine on October 24, 2008. For a conservative, the hazards of speaking on a college campus are more extensive than you might think. Once the security guards are in place – as they inevitably must be – the risk of getting pied or physically attacked or having one’s [...]