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Roger L Simon

Roger L. Simon is an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter, novelist and blogger, and the co-founder of PJ Media. His book, Turning Right at Hollywood and Vine: The Perils of Coming Out Conservative in Tinseltown, was re-released in an updated edition in 2011.
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It’s the Thirties All Over Again — Time to Blame the Jews

Friday, June 4th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Consciously or not, our president — with his increased, and pompously self-righteous, pressure on Israel — has sent a message to the world: It’s time to blame the Jews. Said world is all too eager to find someone to blame; just ask Helen Thomas. (Toward that end, PJTV has put up a short survey. It asks the question "Should the White House revoke the press credentials of Helen Thomas?" Click here to vote.)

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Gaza, Gaza, on the Wall

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Reading between the lines and peering through the looking glass with the Washington Post.

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Dennis Hopper: the Hippest American Bikes Off into the Sunset

Saturday, May 29th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Forget all the self-serving narcissistic left-wing baloney. It was good old fashioned American Freedom that forged Dennis Hopper! Nowhere else could Dennis have been Dennis — and he knew it. And wanted it for everybody.

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Obama, Sestak, and the MIA MSM

Friday, May 28th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

All the president's men — and his media, as well: there are plenty of things to investigate; the public has turned against the president. The media has nothing to lose but its sad preconceptions and its laughable elitism.

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The Culture Wars Are Turning

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

With the welfare state unsustainable, establishment liberals such as Thomas Friedman of the New York Times have nowhere to turn and are flailing in every direction. They are mad and they are, in many cases, unmoored. Lifetime ideologies are beginning to crumble. Personality constructs are at risk.

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Is Chicago China?

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Forget communism, socialism, or whatever: they are both perfected examples of crony capitalism.

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Talking Climate in the Windy City

Sunday, May 16th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Roger L. Simon reports from the Heartland Institute’s Fourth International Conference on Climate Change, where more than 70 scientists, economists, and other experts have gathered to opine on whether our globe is heating up. (AT PJTV: LIVESTREAMING THE CHICAGO CLIMATE CONFERENCE.)

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‘Goin’ to Chicago’… for the Climate Conference

Saturday, May 15th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Follow PJTV and PJM coverage of the Heartland Institute’s Fourth International Conference on Climate Change as we live stream many of the speakers including ClimateAudit’s Steve McIntyre, MIT’s Richard Lindzen, and frequent PJM contributor Lord Christopher Monckton.

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Gay Marriage: Laura Bush, Dick Cheney, and Barack Obama

Thursday, May 13th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Of the three, Obama is the one who hasn't expressed support for gay marriage.

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Bloomberg, Obama, and Holder Run for the Hills but not Far Enough

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Whatever anti-terrorist street cred three of the self-styled smartest guys in the room had before the Times Square incident is now in tatters.

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Nostalgia for Bernie Madoff: British Isles Have Lobotomy

Monday, May 10th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

I’m beginning to have nostalgia for Bernie Madoff. At least he knew that he was operating a Ponzi scheme. The clowns in charge of the UK have been running one for years and seem to be totally clueless about it.

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Newsweek Is for Sale — But for How Much?

Thursday, May 6th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

How much would you pay for Newsweek? Roger L. Simon starts the bidding with an appropriately low offer. (And don't miss Ed Driscoll, who flashes back to his December 2009 post: “Is Newsweek a Brand that will Disappear in 2010?”)

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PJTV: God, Guns & NASCAR

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

For Roger Simon, it's a weekend of barbecue and burning rubber down in the reddest of red state America. From the garage to the pit-stop, Roger gets the full NASCAR tour — courtesy of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who's got his own sponsored car!

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Times Square: It’s the Jihad, Stupid

Monday, May 3rd, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

How can we begin to defeat this enemy if we are not even willing to name it? Read more from Ed Driscoll ("Officials Arrest Pakistani-American in Times Square Bomb Attempt") and Richard Fernandez ("The Gorgon’s Stare").

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If Obama Had Affair, Why Would National Enquirer Go Public Now?

Monday, May 3rd, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Did the Enquirer have this story pre-election?

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Has Al Gore Given Up on Global Warming?

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Does Al's recent purchase of a nine million dollar mansion in swanky Montecito, CA, mean that he's cashing out his global warming-produced profits, and like Shane, going home? (Plus updates, and questions for PJM readers: we're looking for informed sources on the CCX and CLE sales, and on the buyer ICE. Contact us through the PJM Tips page. Anonymity will be respected.)

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Revealed: The Real Reason Liberals Accuse Tea Partiers of Racism

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Of scoundrels and last refuges.

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Everybody’s Immigration Problem

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Illegal immigration is a dilemma for all of us.

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Mayor Koch Attacks Obama’s Israel Policy, Supports NY Demonstration

Saturday, April 24th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Mayor Koch urges support of Sunday pro-Israel demo in New York.

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Why Is the L.A. Times Burying the Obama/Khalidi Tape?

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

2010's answer to the Pentagon Papers or another Al Capone's vault? If the Rashid Khalidi videotape exonerates Obama, the Times should be anxious to publish it. If it doesn’t, they've done a public service. Here's how we can give them a nudge.

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Guns, Religion, and NASCAR!

Monday, April 19th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

The Devil went down to Georgia; Roger L. Simon went down to Texas. Will Gov. Rick Perry (pictured) make a run for the White House in 2012? And will California let Roger back in after he discovers the Red State joys of guns, NASCAR, and BBQ?

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Break Out the Borscht: Jewish Tea Parties Coming?

Friday, April 16th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Believe it or not, Jews are slowly beginning to drift away from Barack Obama.

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Obama’s Israel Problem

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

The American president's actions are turning every Israeli into a dreaded Likudnik.

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CORRECTION: Visa Policy for Israeli Nuclear Scientists Did Not Begin with Obama

Monday, April 12th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Per a discussion with Israeli engineering professor Dr. Alfassi, the Maariv story quoted at PJM was inaccurate.

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UPDATED: Obama Administration Denies Visas to Israeli Nuclear Scientists

Thursday, April 8th, 2010 - by Roger L Simon

Some workers at Israel's Dimona reactor who have submitted a visa request to visit the U.S. have been rejected with no apparent justification. Does this reflect a new policy?

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