American Spectator

Why Trump Won Wisconsin

There are four reasons why Hillary lost Wisconsin: she didn’t show up, Russ Feingold pulled her numbers down, the Republican Party was strong, and grassroots conservatives like Dan Feyen never gave up. Woody Allen once said: “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” Hillary Clinton …

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American Whiskey Trail Tour, Day 3

It was difficult to feel anything but awe standing in front of the still at Jim Beam’s main distillery. It is six-stories tall, and 200 gallons of beer pour into the still each minute. The still pours forth 30 gallons a minute of 135 proof …

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Patent Trolls Don’t Care About the Law

Defense of today’s patent system can be a difficult job. At its best, the system can encourage innovation, protect the sacred rights of inventors, and do it highly effectively. At its worst, it falls prey to loopholes and day-to-day issues that make it fertile ground …

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Marine Le Pen v. Emmanuel Macron

The France Presidential election has already alarmed the Powers That Be™. These would be the soft, effete, comfortable, insular, hiding elites ignoring the challenges all around them because they’re scared. France has two choices: Marine Le Pen, a middle-aged woman willing to name the problem …

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Ganging Up in America

What five letter word do a killing spree in Long Island, the rape of a 14-year-old girl in a public school, and a suicide of an NFL player all have in common? If you guessed G-A-N-G-S you answered correctly. Last week, the life and fast …

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Fully Compliant in Bringing Down VW

Late last week, it was revealed who squealed. The guy responsible for making it impossible for any of us to buy a diesel-powered Volkswagen henceforth — and a lot more — is Stuart Johnson, the former head of VW’s Engineering and Environmental Office in Auburn …

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Scamming the Pro-Life Movement

From last August 1st to mid-September, an obscure pro-Life group called National Campaign PAC reported spending over a million dollars in “independent expenditures” to defeat Hillary Clinton. During the same period, Voter Education PAC, listing the same treasurer and address, reported $160,000. Both supposedly spent …

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George Orwell, Call Your Office

By now, alert observers of the passing public scene have gotten used to language as well as principles being battered in the political process. Along the way, not only is freedom lost, but often coherence as well. The contest in France between anti-globalist Marine Le …

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If You Like Your Problem, You Can Keep Your Problem

The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll showing Donald Trump with a falling job approval rating — 54 percent disapprove to 40 percent approve — has gotten wide print and broadcast coverage. But most of the coverage has been on how Trump’s numbers have been …

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Bill Nye the Queer Guy

There are a million reasons Donald Trump won, but surely, displays like this contribute to the American resistance to the absurd and insane: I know it’s a cliche now but my god, this is why Trump won. pic.twitter.com/xT8co3YZu1 — Jason C. (@CounterMoonbat) April 24, 2017 …

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