American Spectator

Ben Stein Is So Wrong About Health Care It’s Hard To Know Where To Begin — Part 1

Ben Stein appeared on “Your World with Neil Cavuto” Wednesday to discuss late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel’s touching monologue that included ill-informed statements about health care. Instead of trying to correct Kimmel’s assertions, though, Stein just added to the confusion. Regarding the future of …

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Wonder How Long?

According to a Rasmussen telephone survey this week, only 29 percent of respondents believe that most recent college graduates have the skill to successfully enter the work place. We’re entitled to wonder that it’s this high considering the endless news of the sheer dopiness taking …

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Barack Obama’s Sexy Time

Why is it that only the tabloids are honestly covering President Obama’s sex and drug life pre-divine presidential calling? The book in question, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama was written by Pulitzer prize winning David J. Garrow. This is not some flighty biographer. …

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Angles, Opportunism, and Politics: Democrats and the Alton Sterling Case

Here’s a cover story you’ve probably heard this week in the national media. Shortly, this column will let you know what’s really going on. Tuesday, the Washington Post reported that the Justice Department had decided not to prosecute a pair of Baton Rouge policemen in …

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Gere’s Like a Fine Cheese: The Older the Better

Richard Gere is like a good cheese. As he gets older, he keeps getting better. With every new role, his work becomes more interesting, just like the taste of a high-end Gruyere or Gouda allowed to age in peace. Gere, now silver-haired and bespectacled, stars …

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AHCA Fails to Cover Pre-Existing Progressive Hysteria

The Republicans cruelly ignored a rapidly spreading epidemic as they crafted the partial repeal of Obamacare that passed in the House yesterday: They failed to include any provision in AHCA that provides mental health benefits for balmy liberals whose thin tether to sanity has been …

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If GOP Loses on Health Care, Moderates Are Culpable

If Republican efforts at health care reform fail this time, moderate Republicans of the Tuesday Group will bear the blame. This will no doubt come as a surprise to many, in large part because the blame for the failure in March was laid solely at …

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Trump’s Health Care Victory: He Never Gives Up

The title of the book was plain: “Never Give Up: How I Turned my Biggest Challenges Into Success. The author? Donald J. Trump (with Meredith McIver). The book comes to mind as House Republicans finally got their act together and — with the President personally summoning …

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On Energy, Trump Should Ignore Bloomberg

Some people continue to believe that we have a future filled with unicorns. Others persist in the belief that efficient renewable energy is just over the horizon. Joe Ryan of Bloomberg advanced that belief (energy, not unicorns) recently in an article that claimed despite “all …

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George Neumayr’s ‘Political Pope’

How to explain a Pope who boasts of his mentor being a communist? Who smuggled leftist literature into his sanctuary when he was merely a priest in his native Argentina? Who talks about American capitalism in terms more extreme than does Bernie Sanders and with …

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