American Spectator

The Intolerance of Liberal Media

T he Atlantic magazine last Thursday demonstrated the extreme closed-mindedness of liberal media culture. After hiring conservative writer Kevin Williamson in late March, Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg had to immediately begin defending his choice to his staff and the public. Previous comments of Williamson’s about women who receive …

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South Korea Deal Is Not the ‘Home Run’ Protectionists Think It Is

Protectionists are declaring victory in the aftermath of South Korea’s negotiation of an agreement to avoid the Trump administration’s steel tariffs. The White House declared that the renegotiation of the trade agreement between the two countries was a victory for American workers, with White House …

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The Kremlin’s Dupe: Ted Kennedy’s Russia Romance

As the film Chappaquiddick brings Ted Kennedy’s ugliest public scandal to the big screen, I here propose a sequel of equally high drama and even higher stakes, rising to the highest levels of national security. It was another Kennedy outrage, made more scandalous by the Massachusetts …

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CA Price Control Bill Figures to Make a Bad Situation Worse

California Assemblyman Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) introduced a bill to control healthcare costs in the Golden State earlier this week. His legislation notes, “In California, premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance in California increased 234 percent from 2002 to 2016.” That this massive increase coincided with …

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Should the President Push to Include Regulatory Reform in NAFTA?

As President Trump continues to close in on a revised NAFTA agreement, some conservative leaders are urging him to swing for the fences by including significant regulatory reform in the agreement. In order to stem the tide of economically damaging regulations being churned out by …

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This Hospital Bed May Kill You

Danger lurks for hospital patients in a place they’d least expect it — the bed. Hospitals claim to disinfect beds in between patients. Don’t believe it. Data from four New York hospitals prove beds are full of germs. Patients are nearly six times as likely to …

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Closing the Broadband Divide: Meet the FCC’s Brendan Carr

In his short time as a Federal Communications Commission commissioner, Brendan Carr has quickly become the leader in wireless policy, pushing the FCC to adopt more streamlined regulations that should enable the United States to be the leader in 5G growth and adoption. He recently …

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Kevin Williamson Joins the ‘You’re Fired!’ Club

You’re fired! While the phrase is famously associated with the former star of The Apprentice, who at the moment has another even more interesting job, in fact the phrase is one that conservatives in the so-called “mainstream” media — aka the liberal media — have …

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President Trump Is Right to Strike Again at Assad

The recent chemical weapons attack in Syria has complicated President Trump’s desire to draw down American forces fighting there. At the same time the president wishes to reduce our presence in Syria, he understands that he cannot allow Assad’s provocation to go unanswered. Yet, the …

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Cohen Raid & Mueller Madness

Rumors have circulated for months that what will take Donald Trump down is not anything having to do with collusion with Russia but his business dealings before the election. Trump is compromised by all the deals he swung as a businessman, so the rumors assert. …

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