American Spectator

Congress Shouldn’t Let Court Legislate Away Email Privacy

Last month, the Supreme Court granted the government’s petition for a review of Microsoft’s Irish warrant case, which centers around the question of whether the government can issue a warrant to internet service providers to obtain emails stored on servers abroad. This issue has such far-reaching ramifications …

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Leaky Leahy v. Bacon Marriage

It’s a sad day for America.  A sitting Democrat Senator denounced bacon marriage.  Who is he to impinge the rights of man-bacon love? Bigot. Continue Reading....

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The Bolivarian Revolution Takes Some Blows

The last few weeks for the Maduro regime in Venezuela have been hectic. From international sanctions to savory pastries, the Bolivarian Revolution can’t catch a break. The government received a blow when the European Union decided to sanction the country, banning the sale of arms …

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Tax Bill Repealing Individual Mandate Makes Dollars So It Makes Sense

Senate Republicans coupled its tax-reform bill with a massive budget cut. The House of Representatives would be wise to follow suit. The Senate majority leader and the Senate finance committee endorsed Senator Tom Cotton’s proposal to include a repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate alongside tax …

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New Mexico Schools to Teach Climate Dogma

New Mexico’s Public Education Department (PED) did a disservice to New Mexico’s students, and the taxpayers who fund schools, last week when it caved in to climate extremists in the battle over how to teach climate science in the state’s schools. The PED was in …

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Ohio Lawmakers Meet With Islamists in the Capitol

On October 31, the Ohio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) held its 1st Annual Muslim Day at the Capitol — not to be confused with the Islamic Day in Ohio held during the same month, or the Meet a Muslim Day, Hijab …

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Why Communism Is Bad

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, Regnery Publishing has released The Politically Incorrect Guide to Communism: The Killingest Idea Ever. If you’re nor familiar with the Politically Incorrect Guides, it’s a series designed to correct the biases and inaccuracies that tend to …

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Just Two Words

Things are looking bleak for Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore, what with more women coming forward accusing Moore of being a cad when these women were girls, and with Gloria Allred pushing herself into the center ring of what is rapidly becoming a political circus. …

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If You Pull It Out, You Are a Lout

(language warning) Last week comedian Louis C.K. was set to release a new movie titled I Love You, Daddy about a 17-year-old girl who has an affair with a much older movie director. As I noted, this was a case of some really bad timing. Little did we know. …

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Put Roy Moore Out of His Misery

A generation ago a leading criminal defense attorney retained me to test arguments. The defendant — his client — was a California legislator accused of several counts of “unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.” In California this previously was called statutory rape. My survey probed …

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