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.

KARMA: Moonie Cult Death Came to Shinzo Abe | Steve Berman

KARMA: Moonie Cult Death Came to Shinzo Abe | Steve Berman

Tetsuya Yamagami shot Shinzo Abe with a handmade gun, killing him. It was a planned assassination. New details of the 41-year-old assassin’s motivation are coming out, and much of it points to the Unification Church—what we call the “Moonies.” The AP quoted an “expert in cult studies.” “If he hadn’t allegedly committed the crime, Mr. Yamagami would …

To Make An Omelet, Sometimes You Gotta Break a Few Heads | Steve Berman

To Make An Omelet, Sometimes You Gotta Break a Few Heads | Steve Berman

If you expect a paen to Trump and the “mentally ill” line on Liz Cheney, maybe you should stop here. Or maybe you should read on, but understand, you’re not going to like this medicine. “It’s not theirs, it’s mine,” said Donald J. Trump to Pat Cipollone and Patrick Philbin, his lawyers who were trying to resolve …

GOOD WEIRD: What Does it Mean to be a Christian Today? | Steve Berman

GOOD WEIRD: What Does it Mean to be a Christian Today? | Steve Berman

Everyone knows someone who is genuinely weird. I remember growing up, there was a particular acquaintance who would sometimes play cards with my group of friends. Let’s call him Nick (I was going to call him “Al” but then, “weird Al,” alas is taken). Nick had a tendency to renege playing games like Hearts or Spades. Even …

RELEASE IT! Merrick Garland Must Release the Warrant | Steve Berman

RELEASE IT! Merrick Garland Must Release the Warrant | Steve Berman

Let’s talk about pretexts today. The word means “a reason given in justification of a course of action that is not the real reason.” For example, China is blaming Nancy Pelosi’s visit as the reason they are extending live-fire military drills to effectively blockade Taiwan. That’s a pretext. The real reason is that PRC is opportunistic, and …

ENEMY OF THE STATE? Our Descent into Banana Republicanism | Steve Berman

ENEMY OF THE STATE? Our Descent into Banana Republicanism | Steve Berman

In America, former presidents have a great deal of discretion dealing with their own documents and materials. Typically, an ex-president keeps some kind of security clearance, and many continue to receive security briefings as a courtesy. After all, the club of living ex-presidents is always very small. Donald Trump was never a member of the …

KANGAROO COURT? Alex Jones Gets His Comeuppance | Steve Berman

KANGAROO COURT? Alex Jones Gets His Comeuppance | Steve Berman

Dante reserved the 8th circle of Hell, he called Malebolge (“the evil pits”), for fraudsters: “panderers and seducers, flatterers, sorcerers and false prophets, liars, thieves.” Were there a human judge who could pronounce sentence to such a place, for the parents of Sandy Hook victims, it would not be severe enough for Alex Jones. In an …