American Spectator

Al Franken To The Rescue

Since last week, the political news has been dominated not by the Bob Menendez corruption trial, not by the fight to pass tax reform in the House, which happened Thursday, not by the rather stupendous accomplishments of the president and his team during his Asia …

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Al Franken, Harvard Man

You can always tell a Harvard man but you can’t tell him to not grope a sleeping woman. “I couldn’t believe it,” model Leanne Tweeden writes of an unpleasant experience with Senator Al Franken during a USO tour of the Middle East. “He groped me, …

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Silicon Valley’s ‘Terms of Service’ Hypocrisy

In an episode of the popular television show South Park, a fictionalized Steve Jobs forces a group of the show’s characters to permit themselves to be sewn together, in a reference to the shock horror film The Human Centipede. Jobs is able to do this, …

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Shall We Dance, Al Franken? What About That Time in Montana?

Allow me to hop on board the runaway Accuser Bandwagon: I witnessed Al Franken commit sexual harassment, and from a front row seat. Literally. Front row, right side at Student Union Ballroom of Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana. Winter of 1979 or 1980. Actually, I …

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It Is Time To Abandon Roy Moore

It is time for conservatives to abandon Roy Moore. Running for the Alabama U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Moore has now been accused by a second and third woman of sexual assault. It is noteworthy that those accusing Moore aren’t hiding …

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Want Tax Cuts? Reform Health Care

Can tax cuts exist in the era of the $20 trillion debt? A better query asks: how do spending increases thrive in the era of the $20 trillion debt? Investor’s Business Daily indirectly answered these questions in an editorial earlier this week. “Even with an …

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Good Riddance to Finance Regulator Richard Cordray

Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) may have had the best response to yesterday’s resignation announcement by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray. The statement, sent to reporters and posted on her website consisted of just two words: “Good riddance.” Wagner provided links to give some …

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Poor Kathy Griffin!

When last we saw her, Donald Trump had broken her after she held up a prop that looked like Trump’s decapitated head. It was just a misunderstood publicity stunt that everyone blew out of proportion. Poor Ms. Griffin had to apologize for it, but a …

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Zimbabwe: Shake-Up Among the Shonas

According to various news sources, including the Voice of America, Army spokesman General Sibusiso Moyo stated categorically that the deposition of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was “not a coup.” Thus thanks to one pithy line by one of the country’s top soldiers regarding the country’s …

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Judge Roy Moore: The Bannonites Versus the Swamp

In its lead editorial yesterday morning the Wall Street Journal laid out what’s really at stake in the establishment’s jihad against the people of Alabama who elected Judge Roy Moore to represent them as the Republican nominee in the upcoming Senate race, and it has …

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