Joel B. Pollak

Joel B. Pollak

Articles by Joel B. Pollak

Dr. Drew Nominated to L.A. Homeless Commission

Dr. Drew Pinsky has been nominated to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, thanks to his vocal warnings that the crisis is primarily a problem of mental illness and drug addiction, not housing. But his nomination is proving controversial.

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Pollak: Joe Biden Botched the Vaccine Rollout

President Joe Biden has officially botched the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine, as his Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suspended the use of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine Tuesday because of just six reported claims of blood clotting.

US President-elect Joe Biden receives the second course of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on January 11, 2021 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware, administered by Chief Nurse Executive Ric Cuming. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

L.A. County Sheriff Calls on National Guard to Prepare, Prevent Riots

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva told an interviewer Monday evening that he had alerted the California National Guard to be ready for rioting after an officer-involved shooting in Minnesota on Sunday was followed by a second night of rioting.

L.A. Duante Wright protest (David McNew / Getty)

SNL Cold Open: Racism Only Way Derek Chauvin Could be Acquitted

Saturday Night Live’s cold open this weekend featured an imaginary panel discussion between four news anchors in Minnesota — two black, two white — in which all assumed that Derek Chauvin was guilty of murdering George Floyd, and merely disagreed about whether the state was racist enough for a jury to acquit him.

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Blue State Blues: Don’t Worry, Nothing Joe Biden Does Will Work

Almost nothing that Biden does will work, because socialism at home and appeasement abroad have never worked. Those things that work under Biden will be the things that were already working, thanks to President Donald Trump, or things people would have done anyway.

President Joe Biden holds onto a railing after stumbling while boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, March 19, 2021. Biden is en route to Georgia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)