American Spectator

Forbes: Hannity The ‘King of Cable News’

Sean Hannity’s ratings are soaring. Forbes headlined it this way: Sean Hannity Unrivaled as Fox News Cruises to Big February Ratings Win The Forbes version of the story that is undoubtedly driving Hannity’s competitors and haters alike absolutely batty begins this way: Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity …

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The Shrinking Man on the Right

It’s time that we, as a nation, take a deep breath, count to ten, call for the smelling salts. Anything at all to quell the rising tide of hysteria now overwhelming the Right as it has the Left. The hysteria is the disease, the cause …

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Young Conservatives Took the Stage at CPAC

From February 22nd to 24th, close to ten thousand conservatives of all stripes descended on National Harbor, Maryland for CPAC. This year the conference was remarkable in a variety of ways. Both the president and vice president spoke, Pence on Thursday and Trump on Friday. …

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Auto Cop

An interesting unasked question has been raised by Ford’s announcement that it is developing a cop-less cop car. That is, an automated and AI cop car that would sneak itself behind the bushes and use license plate scanners, facial recognition, and other such revenue-raising technologies …

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Hillary and Lamar: A Meeting of Minds on Russian Collusion

While allegations of the Donald Trump campaign colluding with Russians to alter the presidential election outcome remain unproven at best, a clear money trail and U.S. intelligence reports demonstrate Russia’s active campaign of funding U.S. environmental groups. On March 1, U.S. House Science, Space, and …

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Sanguinary School Days

America’s most precious assets are our children and our freedoms. We don’t have to sacrifice either to preserve the other, a fact that is entirely lost on all of the politicians, businessmen, and celebrities who are shouting and screaming about various “solutions” to the horrific …

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The Trump White House Has Turned Into Another Reality Show — ‘Dynasty’

Washington For President Donald Trump, the family that works together works best. But the appearance of conflicts of interest with senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, the inappropriate behavior of Kushner and Trump family members who don’t work in the administration, and Trump’s remaining ties …

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Conspicuous Consumption & the American Megahospital

At St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, visitors immediately encounter a waterfall, trees, massive rocks, and a pathway for hospital-goers interested in a stroll all located underneath a glass atrium. The massive indoor nature preserve of sorts appears about half the size of a football …

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We Need Smart Protectionism

President Donald Trump has fulfilled yet another campaign promise. He has opted to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum goods coming from overseas. Trump has cautioned the American people about the dangers of untrammeled free trade for decades. Unlike many of my free trader friends, …

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Relativistic America: Neither Safe Nor Free

The Florida mass shooting, which even a minimally competent state could have prevented, is a window on a relativistic America that is neither safe nor free. For decades, gun-control liberals, who corrupted civil society and called it “progress,” have proposed more government and less morality. …

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