About Richard Berkow

Former political news reporter Richard Berkow lost his idealism in the Kennedy years, and his innocence in Vietnam, Lebanon, and the Soviet Union. He hasn’t mellowed since, and can be harassed at richard2429@hotmail.com

Hillary shocks CNN: Says George W. Bush made her proud to be an American, takes a swipe at Obama

Hillary Clinton
screengrab: Fareed Zakaria GPS

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton strayed from the typical playbook Sunday, when she praised former President George W. Bush and took pot shots at her former boss while discussing U.S. foreign policy. Speaking on the Sunday talk show, “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” Clinton veered off the topic of America’s frosty relations with Russia and distanced […]

Massachusetts mayor bullied by emboldened illegals in heated battle


Summer temperatures reached the boiling point in a hallway in Lynn, Massachusetts Friday, when a group of enraged pro-illegal aliens activists accosted the mayor as she emerged from a fact-finding meeting called by state House Minority Leader Brad Jones. An obnoxious Patricia Monte confronted Mayor Judith Kennedy as soon as she emerged from the doorway, […]

What fans can expect from Sarah Palin’s new interactive channel


Former Alaska Governor and Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin announced on her Facebook page late Sunday that she was initiating an interactive Sarah Palin online network channel, to bypass the muzzling filters of the mainstream media. Promising a lot more than news, Palin said, “This is a community where we’re going to be able […]

John Kerry gets Arabs and Jews to agree — on despising John Kerry


U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry must feel he is being “swiftboated” again, as politicians and critics in the Middle East  rail against his non-stop missteps in trying to resolve the crisis in Gaza. Even the Palestinian Authority slammed Kerry on Sunday evening for “crossing all red lines” in his latest ceasefire proposal, according to Channel […]

Republican predicts ‘thunderclap’ of impeachment if Obama moves toward amnesty for illegals

Rep. Steve King

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, threw down the gauntlet Saturday, predicting the House of Representatives would take up impeachment proceedings after the August recess if President Barack Obama tries to grant  amnesty to America’s millions of illegal immigrants. Speaking at the southern border in Texas with Breitbart News, the veteran congressman who serves on House Agriculture, […]

‘We won!’ Gun rights group scores major victory for Second Amendment


A federal judge ruled Saturday that the nation’s capital’s ban on carrying guns outside the home is unconstitutional, dealing a serious blow to the gun grabbing crowd. In a landmark decision, Judge Frederick Scullin Jr. wrote in Palmer v. District of Columbia, “there is no longer any basis on which this court can conclude that the […]

Mark Levin blasts MSNBC host: ‘You have to be a complete Hamas propagandist to be spewing this BS!’

Levin Reid

A furious Mark Levin tore into MSNBC’s Joy Reid for her hostile interview Wednesday of Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev. “MSLSD is the propaganda cable network of Hamas,” the conservative commentator declared on his radio program, reacting to her one-sided accusatory questions. “And there’s an MSLSD host named Joy Reid. She’s an absolute, complete, pathetic moron.” […]

International flights resume to Israel; Hamas ‘victory’ short-lived

Prime Minister Netanyahu welcomes former Mayor Bloomberg to Israel
Photo Credit: Haim Zach/GPO

American and European aviation officials lifted restrictions on flights to and from Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport on Wednesday night, a day after an unguided Hamas missile landed without incident a mile from the airport, the Jerusalem Post reported. The missile launch prompted the Federal Aviation Authority to immediately ban flights into Israel, and with the memory of the downing of […]

President Know-it-all tells supporters why he doesn’t watch the news


President Barack Obama told supporters at the first of five fundraisers on the West Coast that he doesn’t watch the news. “Whatever they’re reporting about, usually I know,” Obama said, according to the Washington Times. Contrasted with the oft-heard refrain emanated from the White House that the president learned about long wait times at VA hospitals, […]

‘Dear White People’ movie trailer sucker punches Fox News


Fox News Channel’s complete dominance of the ratings’ war makes it fair game for target practice, and screenwriters are savvy enough to take pot shots, too. Winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent, “Dear White People” writer/director Justin Simeon doesn’t miss his golden opportunity to sucker punch the most-watched news […]