Steve Berman

Opinion Contributor

Steve Berman is a transplanted northerner living in the Atlanta area. For over 30 years, Steve has been a technology entrepreneur, creating, building, and selling businesses. Steve has been writing about politics and social issues for nearly a decade. It started with a “diary" on RedState, and quickly moved on to professional writing. He has written for other well-known web publications and was one of the original writers who helped Erick Erickson launch The Resurgent in 2016.

Steve’s work has been published by Fox News, and he has been cited on the New York Times opinion page, and quoted by the Washington Post. He is excited to be involved with the latest project, The First, as an opinion writer.

A Jewish believer in Christ, Steve lives and worships with his family in the Atlanta suburbs, after moving to central Georgia from New Hampshire over 28 years ago.

Coup Coup Ca Choo | Steve Berman

Coup Coup Ca Choo | Steve Berman

A year ago, CNN’s Anderson Cooper topped the coveted adult 25-54 demographic in cable news ratings. CNN’s audience in that demographic is now down a whopping 51% from last year. They don’t have Donald Trump to kick around anymore. Instead, they resurrect him through the same kind of unsourced reports they used to call “blockbusters” and “walls closing in” when …

The Devil Has Been Busy | Steve Berman

The Devil Has Been Busy | Steve Berman

If you’re over 40, you probably remember the recurring Dana Carvey Saturday Night Live bit called “Church Lady.” For Church Lady, every question leads to just one answer: Satan. The devil is responsible for everything. We laugh, but many evangelical Christians in America would agree with that sentiment. Whenever something challenging to their own beliefs, …

Lock Them Up: Jan 6 Political Prisoners | Steve Berman

Lock Them Up: Jan 6 Political Prisoners | Steve Berman

Look at this one sentence in the final paragraph of a story in the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Friday edition. The story was about the arrest of Kevin Douglas Creek, a roofing contractor from Alpharetta, for his role in the January 6th Capitol insurrection, which AJC called a “riot.” The sentence is: Creek does not appear to …

Let Elephants be Elephants, For God’s Sake | Steve Berman

Let Elephants be Elephants, For God’s Sake | Steve Berman

A panel of judges in New York is about to decide if elephants should be given “human rights,” as in standing in a court, the right of habeas relief, and as such, personhood. I’m not kidding. The Nonhuman Rights Project filed suit against the owner of an elephant, seeking to smash through the human-nonhuman barrier. The New York …

Lawsuit Seeks $100 Million from MLB For Woke All-Star Move | Steve Berman

Lawsuit Seeks $100 Million from MLB For Woke All-Star Move | Steve Berman

A conservative group founded by former Home Depot founder Bernie Marcus filed a $100 million lawsuit against Major League Baseball, as damages if the league doesn’t reverse its plan to move the All-Star Game to Denver from Atlanta. After all the wokes gleefully punished Georgia for a very reasonable election reform law, they ended up …

Are You Smarter Than an Immigrant? | Steve Berman

Are You Smarter Than an Immigrant? | Steve Berman

Native-born Americans are the most fortunate people on earth. If you have the great fortune to have been born to two American parents, anywhere in the world, or to have been born on U.S. soil, you get the benefit of citizenship in the most wealthy, militarily powerful, resource-rich, culturally dominant, technologically advanced, lavishly appointed, and politically …

Is China’s Big Lie Unraveling? | Steve Berman

Is China’s Big Lie Unraveling? | Steve Berman

“Scientists have dismissed suggestions that the Chinese government was behind the outbreak, but it’s the kind of tale that gains traction among those who see China as a threat.” That was the subhed on the February 17, 2020 New York Times piece about Sen. Tom Cotton and his “fringe theory of coronavirus origins.” Apparently, scientists have wavered …