Tag Archives: American Spectator

R.I.P. Billy Graham

Evangelical legend Billy Graham died today at age 99. He counseled presidents and convicted thousands and brought them to Christ. There is a way to be reminded of his good works and be inspired to do your own: Download the YouVersion Bible App and follow …

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Latest Trump Accusers Are Not #MeToo Women

The media are jumping on stories of President Donald Trump’s past dalliances with Playboy Bunny Karen McDougal and stripper Stormy Daniels. They’re linking these women to the #MeToo movement. Don’t buy it. Real #MeToo women, battling workplace harassment and domestic abuse, want to be judged …

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The Collusionists Are Dead

The latest raft of Special Counsel indictments foreshadows the last asphyxiated gasp of the collusion hoax. Before Robert Mueller’s cabal of Clinton allied prosecutorial hatchet men began channeling their inner Lavrentiy Beria (“show me the [president] and I’ll show you the [high crimes and misdemeanors]”), …

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He’s Right! Scott Pruitt Hits Ball Out of the Park on Climate Change

On February 6, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt was interviewed by Gerard Ramalho on Nevada’s KSNV-TV. What he said about climate change produced the usual cat calls and hisses from liberal environmentalists and their stable of paid pseudo-scientists, but the rest of us …

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Ranking the Presidents

Members of the American Political Science Association attempted to tell us something about the presidents. Instead, they told us much about themselves. Specifically, they announced that the 170 members who ranked the presidents in its 2018 Presidents & Executive Politics Presidential Greatness Survey lean far …

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The Time for Civilians to Own AR-15s Is Over

Monday Presidents’ Day. I keep thinking that when I was a lad growing up in Silver Spring, Maryland, just across the Potomac, in Virginia, they also got to celebrate January 19, or the closest Monday day to it, as Robert E. Lee’s Birthday. They got …

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Pharma Thinks It Owns Medicare

It’s a depressingly common aphorism in Washington policy-making circles that “pharma always wins.” This happens regardless of the merits of any particular policy — in fact, the more “pharma always wins,” the more often taxpayers and consumers lose. Nevertheless, the industry keeps racking up successes …

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Against Gun Control: The ‘I-Want-To’ Factor

So, in response to the Parkland, Florida shootings, the government, federal or state, strongly tightens control of firearms. And then…? No more shootings? No more Nikolas Cruzes and such like, taking out their personal malice on the innocent and unwary? I speak as a lifelong …

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More Whiskies to Warm the Belly and Help Me Ride Out the Winter

This year, the District of Columbia’s weather is nearly as screwy as its politics. A few days ago I was basking on a dock in the warm sun, yanking one catfish after another from the Anacostia River’s depths. A gentle, temperate breeze blew. Today, I …

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What Robert Mueller & the Russians He Indicted Share in Common

The Russians interfering in the American political process and the Americans expressing the most outrage that Russians interfered in the American political process share much in common. Robert Mueller’s indictment released on Friday charges the defendants with attempting to “hide the Russian origin of their …

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