Gabriel Garnica column
Gabriel Garnica, Esq., is a college professor and licensed attorney whose regular commentary also appears on, The Daley Times-Post, and Michnews. He holds a law degree from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from St. John’s University in New York.

Political Farce: The musical
Gabriel Garnica
April 24, 2019

Thanks to my two Broadway-loving daughters, I know more about Broadway now than I ever did as a young adult much less a teen far too many years ago. I remember . . .

Common Core Congress
Gabriel Garnica
February 26, 2019

Unless you have been in a coma for one year, you are fully aware that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) has been elected as the youngest member of Congress at age  . . .

Response to my Trump-bashing Catholic friend
Gabriel Garnica
February 12, 2019

I begin by thanking you for your articulate response to my initial letter to you regarding your decision to boycott the March for Life because, as you so . . .

"The Last Days of Christ" is typical PBS religious trash
Gabriel Garnica
April 6, 2017

As we approach Holy Week, I fondly remember what television used to be like during this time of year way back in ancient times, say 1968 to 1972. In those . . .

Waving at windmills wearing vulgar hats
Gabriel Garnica
January 24, 2017

We all know Don Quixote as a quintessentially complex character in literature. Drifting between apparent sanity and madness, Quixote nevertheless remained . . .

Message to the Left: African-Americans, Latinos, and women are not leftist robots
Gabriel Garnica
November 14, 2016

One of the ingredients in Hillary Clinton's stunning and humiliating defeat at the hands of Donald Trump is often cited as the failure of the so-called . . .

Salinas commencement speech simply a primer in hypocrisy
Gabriel Garnica
May 25, 2016

Maria Elena Salinas, widely recognized as the most prominent Latina journalist in the country and a close friend of equally prominent Latino journalist . . .

Liberal Logic 101: How I learned to stop expecting rational thought
Gabriel Garnica
November 20, 2015

I have long given up the hope of understanding Liberal logic, for what hope can there possibly be when sanity must give way from the very start. Three . . .

Jackie Robinson West outrage speaks volumes about what real racism is
Gabriel Garnica
February 14, 2015

By now most, if not all, readers have heard that Chicago's Jackie Robison West Little League team was stripped of its U.S. title for cheating. I emphasize . . .

A great idea
Gabriel Garnica
November 19, 2014

The other day I was thinking that I might want to join the International Vegetarian Union (IVU), which is an international non-profit organization whose . . .

The New York Times echoes the left's pathetic women's rights stance
Gabriel Garnica
November 14, 2014

The recent election results and poll after poll indicate the reality which the Left is either too delusional, or too arrogant, to accept; namely, that most . . .

When guests become crashers: the Synod puzzle
Gabriel Garnica
October 16, 2014

Much has been written and said about the ongoing Synod in Rome and, as expected, each side in this debate has been quick to claim validation of its agenda. . . .

NFL's Rice and Peterson scandal outrage underscores this society's moral disqualification and hypocrisy
Gabriel Garnica
September 17, 2014

Let me begin by making it clear that what Ray Rice and Andre Peterson have done is despicable and heinous, and should rightly be the source of outrage and . . .

My sincerest apologies to Yankee fans
Gabriel Garnica
July 9, 2014

As a suffering Mets fan for many years, I have been constantly tortured by the success of the Yankees, and have had to experience my fair share of  . . .

Coulter's soccer rant deserves a red card
Gabriel Garnica
June 28, 2014

Look, I am as conservative as can be, and I agree with many of the things Anne Coulter writes about, but her latest column, in which she rants against . . .

Free will, logic, and privacy.....liberal style
Gabriel Garnica
May 15, 2014

In this age of an increasingly dumbed down populace, one has to wonder if the concepts of free will, logic, and privacy still have any connection to reality . . .

Current feminist radicals: puppets, airheads, and bullies on the shoulders of giants
Gabriel Garnica
March 23, 2014

I admit that my first exposure to feminism was of the militant, radical, vulgar, crude variety which assumes men are trash until proven otherwise and unborn . . .

Reaction to Matthew McConaughey's Oscar acceptance speech says it all
Gabriel Garnica
March 3, 2014

We all know that God has not been an invited guest at the Oscars, or any left-leaning public event for that matter, for some time now. From the boos He . . .

Welcome to the international abortion lobby's definition of choice
Gabriel Garnica
January 29, 2014

A cursory scan of the website for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation would lead you to think that this international philanthropic organization is simply . . .

The magic bull theory: the Warren Report and Roe vs. Wade
Gabriel Garnica
January 23, 2014

As thousands of young people attend this year's 41st commemoration of the Roe vs. Wade decision which legalized abortion in this country, I am reminded of a . . .

Three kings and a baby
Gabriel Garnica
January 14, 2014

Having just celebrated the Epiphany, wherein we commemorate the journey and adoration of three wise, and brave, kings for our newborn Savior ( Matthew 2:1-12), . . .

Ten reasons to reject socialism
Gabriel Garnica
January 11, 2014

I invite you to review the ten points below and ask yourself if any of them seem familiar or remind you of any particular group or person. This list is . . .

When America's good dies, it will because of the left's trouble with Paris
Gabriel Garnica
January 9, 2014

When good Americans die, they go to Paris. -Oscar Wilde Let me begin by assuring you that this article has very little to do with the city of Paris,  . . .

The Gettysburg snub reminds us that oil and water do not mix
Gabriel Garnica
November 21, 2013

It does not happen very often, and so when it does, we should recognize it for what it is. There are times when a decision or move is both the wrong thing . . .

California Catholic Church endorses license to kill
Gabriel Garnica
October 31, 2013

Recently, the Archbishop of Los Angeles, Jose Gomez, participated in the ceremony honoring the passage of California's undocumented driver license bill.  . . .

The left's medical hypocrisy: share health costs but not abortion decision
Gabriel Garnica
September 3, 2013

The longer I live, the more convinced I become that the ultimate value of infinity approximates the number of creative ways in which the Left can spin . . .

Oklahoma teen murder case shows who the true racists are
Gabriel Garnica
August 23, 2013

As a Latino, I have faced my share of racism over the years, and I think I know it when I see it. My current definition of racism is having a distorted, . . .

Look who's asking for justice
Gabriel Garnica
August 6, 2013

Live truth instead of professing it. ~Elbert Hubbard I was going to write a piece detailing Al Sharpton's sordid history of race peddling, opportunism, . . .

Temar Boggs, inconvenient hero
Gabriel Garnica
July 24, 2013

Every once in a while, stories emerge which crystallize our collective national disconnect, and this is one of those times. Amid all of the despicable . . .

The day that the devil flinched in Texas
Gabriel Garnica
July 9, 2013

As I work my way through the rhetorical tennis match between pro-abortion and pro-life supporters in light of the infamous "Hail Satan" chant by pro . . .

Nancy Pelosi: The Vegetarian Who Eats Meat
Gabriel Garnica
June 27, 2013

If I call myself a vegetarian, but I eat meat when it suits me, am I truly a vegetarian? Likewise, if I call myself a vegetarian, but I redefine  . . .

Abortion and illegal Immigration: Borders, adjectives, and economic distortion
Gabriel Garnica
June 19, 2013

Three unique approaches to the abortion and illegal immigration debates involve seeing these two political and social footballs in the context of border . . .

Return to sender
Gabriel Garnica
June 5, 2013

It seems that a small town near Madrid has a very creative way of making dog owners think twice before distributing their pet's poop all over town with regard . . .

Denial is the pro-aborts' favorite river
Gabriel Garnica
June 2, 2013

The abortion lobby has plenty of experience when it comes to hiding the truth, twisting facts, and pretending to care, but never have these people been . . .

Foreign terrorists treated better than Gosnell's victims
Gabriel Garnica
April 23, 2013

In case you missed it, the Gosnell trial and the handling of the Boston bombing suspects represent just what is wrong with this administration's "handling" . . .

Mainstream media headlines the left's Gosnell hypocrisy and cowardice
Gabriel Garnica
April 13, 2013

"To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men" Abraham Lincoln When the Rush Limbaugh/Sandra Fluke story broke, the non-stop media . . .

The Testament of Mary: secular liberals' timely confession
Gabriel Garnica
March 25, 2013

As I sit here writing about the vile rubbish that is The Testament of Mary, a stunning irony has occurred to me. This blasphemous play starts previews the . . .

The GOP and The Catholic Church
Gabriel Garnica
March 16, 2013

One of the most insidious, and effective methods used by socialists and Leftists alike to neutralize and destroy their opposition follows a familiar and . . .

The crime of liberal crime logic
Gabriel Garnica
March 7, 2013

The Left has played its "war on women" theme to the tilt, ignoring the fact that many of its own policies and agenda actually perpetuate harm against women in . . .

Joy Behar, national treasure
Gabriel Garnica
February 26, 2013

A living national treasure, to my way of thinking, is someone who epitomizes, crystallizes, if you will, what this country is about. Such a person is a . . .

Good things come to those who bait
Gabriel Garnica
February 21, 2013

I wish I had come up with the catchy phrase above but, as far as I can tell, the original author is unknown, so I cannot give credit where credit is due.  . . .

Don't shoot the messengers, just burp them
Gabriel Garnica
February 13, 2013

So Chris Rock, last seen waving a gun in Lethal Weapon 4 and Nurse Betty, is now lecturing us about the responsibility of gun control by reminding us that  . . .

Football and faith
Gabriel Garnica
February 6, 2013

As I write this, the Baltimore Ravens and their retiring leader Ray Lewis celebrate a second Super Bowl title in NFL heaven while the New York Jets and . . .

Beyonce inauguration lip sync is a familiar Obama tune
Gabriel Garnica
January 24, 2013

The first family handpicked their close friend, megastar Beyonce, to sing the National Anthem at President Obama's inauguration because they must have felt . . .

For the left, politics is child's play
Gabriel Garnica
January 17, 2013

The statement that one can measure the greatness of a society by how it treats its weakest members has been attributed to an array of historical figures . . .

The left's Christian bashing art is cowardly, hypocritical, and predictable
Gabriel Garnica
November 21, 2012

The Edward Tyler Nahem Gallery in Midtown Manhattan recently concluded an exhibition of the despicably offensive Andres Serrano work of trash called  . . .

Well, it's official: the teflon has hit The View
Gabriel Garnica
November 13, 2012

It finally happened. On Election Day, 2012, any doubt that our country has become a recurring episode of The View was erased once and for all. In fact, we . . .

PIA's collateral damage
Gabriel Garnica
October 31, 2012

Sometimes, in the course of human and political events, the tragic trifecta of Power, Incompetence, and Arrogance (PIA) come together to result in disaster, . . .

Gabriel Garnica
October 24, 2012

A picture is worth a thousand words, thousands of votes, and millions of unborn lives. Such is the case with the image of Cardinal Timothy M.Dolan, . . .

Chavez re-election lessons
Gabriel Garnica
October 9, 2012

"Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!" George Carlin While I never expected to begin an . . .

Breaking news: Obama new NFL commissioner!
Gabriel Garnica
September 25, 2012

In a stunning move, Barack Obama took time during his UN speech today to inform the world that he will be taking over as the NFL Commissioner effective . . .

Undecided: the new stupid
Gabriel Garnica
September 20, 2012

It is fitting that Clint Eastwood, the iconic star of the epic 1966 Spaghetti western The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, spoke at this year's GOP convention. . . .

Fifty shades of Catholics ....and counting
Gabriel Garnica
August 23, 2012

At first glance, one might think that any title linking the brainless smut Fifty Shades of Grey with Catholicism is at least contradictory and at worst . . .

If Obama wants answers from anyone, he should start providing some of his own
Gabriel Garnica
July 14, 2012

You know those slapstick scenes where someone is drinking water and overhears or is told something that so shocks them as to cause them to spray the room and . . .

VM author's comment crystallizes left's warped pro-abort mentality
Gabriel Garnica
June 20, 2012

Every once in a while one hears a comment so idiotic, so utterly mindless, yet so emblematic of a particular group's thinking, that it at once crystallizes both . . .

Look who's pointing fingers
Gabriel Garnica
June 6, 2012

The Smoking Gun The notion of sinister forces manipulating women through simplistic yet shrewdly marketed and biased media propaganda and hype is nothing . . .

"Four days and seven hours ago, I asked my son Tad how we could end this terrible war"
Gabriel Garnica
May 12, 2012

Imagine if Abraham Lincoln had started his famous Gettysburg Address this way! Perhaps ten-year-old Tad could have provided our greatest president with pearls . . .

Unborn children are more official in the White House than in the womb!
Gabriel Garnica
May 10, 2012

In case you have not heard everything, then take a seat and listen to this beauty. The Obama Administration, without a doubt the most pro-abortion government . . .

The "Christian" left's silence speaks volumes
Gabriel Garnica
May 4, 2012

"To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men." Abraham Lincoln To be honest, I was tempted to begin this article with an extensive . . .

So-called "religious" pro-abortion groups abort more than unborn children
Gabriel Garnica
April 13, 2012

Recently, the Six Rivers Planned Parenthood of Eureka, California posted a brochure for "40 Days of Prayer" . . .

October Baby: a reminder of Hollywood's abortion bias
Gabriel Garnica
March 31, 2012

After seeing the pro-life movie October Baby get bashed by 75% of the film critics and praised by over 90% of the audience, I saw the film myself last weekend . . .

Tragically, told you so...
Gabriel Garnica
March 21, 2012

I recently wrote an article detailing how the American Catholic Church is fighting its detractors with both hands tied behind its back since practically 2/3 of . . .

Take 50% personal responsibility, 50% brains, and call me in November
Gabriel Garnica
March 9, 2012

It may seem terrifying to many, as it does to me, but this election is going to be decided by the very people who, incredibly, are still undecided today. You . . .

Catholics are not stupid, they have just been hijacked...temporarily
Gabriel Garnica
February 16, 2012

The day before Halloween, 1975, The New York Daily News ran an infamous headline which read "Ford to City: Drop Dead" which, although never explicitly stated by . . .

Pro-choice is about anything but choice
Gabriel Garnica
January 25, 2012

We have just passed another anniversary of one of the darkest stains in this nation's history, The Roe v. Wade fiasco and, increasingly, the belief that . . .

The left's three Trojan horses
Gabriel Garnica
December 8, 2011

The Left is always telling us how basic and popular its positions and agenda are among the vast majority of Americans. If that is the case, then why do we find . . .

"Unless"....the left's favorite word
Gabriel Garnica
November 9, 2011

I do not know about you, but I have come to believe that the Left and its fawning mainstream media must believe that most Americans have the intelligence of a . . .

It's Lions vs. Christians...Part II
Gabriel Garnica
November 2, 2011

While the economy may be the prime issue at the moment, the interplay between religious and social attitudes will always be nearby. A case in point is the . . .

Bloomberg showing Ground "Zero sense"
Gabriel Garnica
September 9, 2011

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's decision to ban political speeches at the 9/11 10th anniversary services is an excellent move, but his decision to ban clergy . . .

For better or for worse, Catholics will be messengers
Gabriel Garnica
July 6, 2011

Regardless of the pathetic cries of atheists, this nation is deeply rooted in Judeo-Christian tradition, as even the most cursory review of historical fact can . . .

This birth certificate is real...signed, Epstein's mother
Gabriel Garnica
May 3, 2011

I was pleased to see the 70s series Welcome Back, Kotter receive its just recognition at the recent TV Land Awards in New York City. As an educator for most of . . .

It's official, we are living in Bizarro World
Gabriel Garnica
April 5, 2011

As some of you may know, Bizarro World was the fictional ( at least until now) world created by DC comics where everything was the complete opposite of what it . . .

The left's manipulation of scripture is no secret
Gabriel Garnica
March 12, 2011

The Gospel reading this past Ash Wednesday hit a nerve in my memory. The reading, from Saint Matthew 6:1-6.16-18 touches on a topic which is a hotbed of . . .

Oscar's left eye is blind
Gabriel Garnica
February 25, 2011

With the Academy Awards just around the corner, we are reminded that this annual event has been a vivid display of more than merely Hollywood's yearly film . . .

The pathetic American Pravda marches on
Gabriel Garnica
February 12, 2011

Many argue that our country is presently a battlefield between two camps, the Left and the Right, and that is true on many levels, but there is another battle . . .

Obama is Lebron without the ball skills
Gabriel Garnica
December 2, 2010

After reading piece upon piece describing how Lebron James' current experience with The Miami Heat leaves something to be desired so far, I must admit that I . . .

NBC's next target: the parade
Gabriel Garnica
November 26, 2010

I hope you enjoyed the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade because, given NBC's increasingly stupid moves of late, the next edition's goose may be more cooked . . .

Planned Parenthood pathetically scrambling to paint its profit as compassion!
Gabriel Garnica
November 10, 2010

As pro-life New Jersey Governor Christie defunds Planned Parenthood arguing and demonstrating that many of its services could be offered by other clinics and . . .

We are not Pavlov's Chihuahuas!
Gabriel Garnica
November 3, 2010

As we move through these midterm elections and their immediate and long-term implications for the future of our beloved nation, I must address a situation which . . .

This emperor is only clothes
Gabriel Garnica
October 30, 2010

We have all read the tale of the emperor with no clothes. There goes a pathetic leader so sadly coddled by his handlers that everyone must pretend that he is . . .

This is no revolution!
Gabriel Garnica
October 20, 2010

Some people argue that the upcoming elections and the present tidal wave against Obama and his minions is a revolution of the people, or of true Americans. I . . .

Democrats have distinction affliction
Gabriel Garnica
September 28, 2010

It should surprise no one that Democrats have a blurred perception of distinctions. After all, I have always written and believed that that last thing Democrats . . .

Teach a man to fish and you are dangerous!
Gabriel Garnica
September 21, 2010

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Chinese Proverb. Give a man a fish and you will have his . . .

The left's Ph.D.s in hypocrisy
Gabriel Garnica
September 10, 2010

Accusing the Left of hypocrisy makes shooting fish in a barrel look like calculus. Each time I think I am going to run out of examples of liberals' hypocrisy . . .

Tebow ad flap and result merely prove how pathetic pro-abortion groups are
Gabriel Garnica
February 8, 2010

All we heard amid the Super Bowl buildup is how the ad by Focus on The Family featuring Tim Tebow and his mother was an outrageous attempt to hijack America's . . .

The delicious irony of New York's Obama/Patterson issue
Gabriel Garnica
September 26, 2009

We have the ridiculous spectacle of a president which the vast majority of Americans know was carried to the White House via a fawning media entourage http:/ . . .

When it comes to the sanctity of life, Obama & the Democrats burn the candle at both ends
Gabriel Garnica
August 17, 2009

If there are two things one can count on Barack Obama and his minions to exhibit, it is a complete disregard for the truth and a similar disregard for the . . .

Tiller the Killer is liberal filler
Gabriel Garnica
June 4, 2009

Clearly, the murder of notorious abortionist George Tiller was a terrible event, simply because random violence of any kind against anyone, no matter the . . .

The Fighting Irish have been fighting the Church for a long time
Gabriel Garnica
May 16, 2009

When Pilate asked Christ if he were really a king, Christ answered him: (John 18:37-38) "You say I am a king. For this I was born and for this I came into the . . .

Here we go again
Gabriel Garnica
May 7, 2009

It has become yet another rite of Spring, not as colorful as baseball or as welcomed as warmer weather. In fact, it should safely push allergies to second place . . .

To men and those who love them
Gabriel Garnica
April 10, 2009

I usually come to this site writing about conservative values and liberal rationalizations, but this time I do so as a prostate cancer survivor. In January of . . .

Add Napolitano and Obama drivel, stir vigorously, and prove just how asinine liberal PC really is
Gabriel Garnica
March 24, 2009

If you think that pondering liberal spew in isolation is a tragically comical exercise in irrational waste, try combining two such gems and you will get a month . . .

Octuplet story illustrates this nation's twisted hypocrisy and selective outrage
Gabriel Garnica
February 20, 2009

By now everyone has heard the story of Nadya Suleman, the unwed mother living with her parents who recently had octuplets as a result of fertility treatments . . .

Four women and the media's agenda
Gabriel Garnica
January 6, 2009

There should be no doubt about the pathetically leftist slant of all mainstream media after the recent election spectacle, yet the endless parade of fawning . . .

Yes, America, there is a Santa Claus!
Gabriel Garnica
December 15, 2008

Dear Sir — I am 232 years old. Some of my citizens say that there is no Santa Claus. Most American voters apparently think that if you see it in the news, it . . .

Liberals tempt Sarah with fork in the road so they can stick a fork in her
Gabriel Garnica
December 1, 2008

By now you must have heard how liberals everywhere, from the mainstream media to Oprah, are falling over themselves to interview a woman they were mocking, . . .

Note to GOP and Catholic Church
Gabriel Garnica
November 8, 2008

As an educator for over two decades, I can attest to the wisdom that the teacher who tries to appease her students will end up under the desk fending off . . .

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