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" I am a registered Democrat who is determined to return my party to the proletarian principles of the Franklin D. Roosevelt era. "
" High Romanticism shows you nature in all its harsh and lovely metamorphoses. Flood, fire and quake fling us back to the primal struggle for survival and reveal our gross dependency on mammoth, still mysterious forces. "
" Feminism is dead. The movement is absolutely dead. The women's movement tried to suppress dissident voices for way too long. There's no room for dissent. "
" Considering the popularity of soaps with the African-American audience, it's grotesque that the entertainment industry, for all its vaunted liberalism, is lagging so far behind social changes in the United States. And why has there never been an all-black daytime network soap? It would probably blow the white soaps off the map. "
" My grandfather worked in a shoe factory - he was an Italian immigrant. My father was the first to go to college in the family. "
" Pursuit and seduction are the essence of sexuality. It's part of the sizzle. "
" Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up. "
" Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it. "
" Our liberal, New York/Washington-based media would never in a million years put Liberal Godfather Ted Kennedy on the spot about his clan's bad behavior, to whose lurid history he himself has contributed so much. "
" Because most of my career in the classroom has been at art schools (beginning at Bennington in the 1970s), I am hyper-aware of the often grotesque disconnect between commentary on the arts and the actual practice or production of the arts. "
" 'Mad Men' doesn't capture one single thing about the decor, costumes, or sexual interaction. It is a total projection of contemporary snarky attitudes into the past. "
" The North American intellectual tradition began, I maintain, in the encounter of British Romanticism with assertive, pragmatic North American English - the Protestant plain style in both the U.S. and Canada, with its no-nonsense Scottish immigrants. "
" There is no female Mozart because there is no female Jack the Ripper. "
" I see far stronger and more charismatic personalities strolling around Philadelphia's neighborhoods than are being featured in most of today's bland daytime soaps. "
" Except for naval and air exercises, our military should be stationed on American soil, where service men and women can lead normal lives in close proximity to family and friends. "
" Madonna remains the most visible performer on the planet, as well as one of the wealthiest, but would anyone seriously say that artistic self-development is her primary motivating principle? She is too busy with Kabbalah, fashion merchandising, adoption melodramas, the gym, and ill-starred horseback riding to study art. "
" Capitalism has its weaknesses. But it is capitalism that ended the stranglehold of the hereditary aristocracies, raised the standard of living for most of the world and enabled the emancipation of women. "
" Leaving sex to the feminists is like letting your dog vacation at the taxidermist. "
" Primary-school education is a crock, basically. It's oppressive to anyone with physical energy, especially guys. "
" Students are very gullible about the web. The only way you can really sort out information on the web is if you've had a prior training in book culture. "
" The plastic surgery issue is really looming because girls in the U.S. are getting it in their teens. "
" Rule of art: Cant kills creativity! "
" Uncritical American boosterism - automatic endorsement of every government action - is myopic and self-defeating. "
" I want young women when they're 14 to start thinking about what they want over the course of their lives. "
" As a scholar who regularly surveys archival material, I think that, a century from now, cultural historians will find David Horowitz's spiritual and political odyssey paradigmatic for our time. "
" I've always felt that the obligation of teachers is to have a huge, broad overview and to provide a foundation course to the students. The long view of history is absolutely crucial. "
" Now that virtually every career is an option for ambitious girls, it can no longer be considered regressive or reactionary to reintroduce discussion of marriage and motherhood to primary education. We certainly do not want to return to the simplistic duality of home economics classes for girls and wood shop for boys. "
" When I was a child, my father taught me to put up my fists like a boy and to be prepared to defend myself at all times. "
" Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy. "
" It's aggravating that Hollywood has never gotten credit for the role it played in promoting modern design. "
" It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation. "