Quin Hillyer | 12.14.07
The tortoise is set to lap the hares.
Every household has its private vocabulary.
Locking up criminals is not a bad thing.
From Iraq reporter Michael Yon, a special, final installment of our annual holiday gift suggestions from distinguished readers and writers.
Major League Baseball's last steroid-free player dies.
Why can't President Bush “teach him a lesson” and show good will at the same time?
MRC Awards show how bad the bias is.
Democrats are complicit in the “torture” they now condemn.
The National Hurricane Center saves lives and it doesn't deserve the criticism it's been receiving.
How about more than just one type of driver's license?
More holiday gift suggestions from our annual list of distinguished readers and writers — including today, Robert Novak, Larry Sabato, and RET himself.
Mike Huckabee’s disturbing record of extending forgiveness to violent criminals as governor of Arkansas raises serious questions about whether he would be the tough leader America needs to confront Islamic terrorism.
Mitt Romney goes after Huckabee on illegal immigration, but that might not be his best strategy.
Hillary gets in touch with her girlie side, while Barack reveals his “Double O” soul.
Business is good in Sicily and beyond, and very personal.
More of our annual holiday gift suggestions from distinguished readers and writers — continuing all week.
An orphan, played by the cutest kid ever to appear on film, finds his parents through music.
W. Thomas Smith, Jr. came along at a very convenient time for the New Republic.
Romney's promise to govern by data and analysis raises alarming questions.
School reform is proving to be no picnic for well-intentioned big city mayors.
So the books keep piling up next to shelves that long ago ran out of room.
Our annual list of holiday gift suggestions from distinguished readers and writers — continuing all week.
The long-running off-Broadway show now brought to the silver screen.
Joe McLaughlin gives antiwar — and anti-Cheney — Republican Walter Jones a primary challenge.
From Iran's nuclear program to Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, the failures of the intelligence community keep us from understanding our enemies in the war on terrorism.
Hugo Chavez learns that sometimes losing is the best thing a despot can do.
Popular culture gives young killers a strange sense of what it means to go out in style.
Only educating the people about Islamic teachings of peace, justice, and equality can put it back in the bottle.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?