James Taranto | from the October 2009 issue
The Woodstock Sixties brought everlasting harm to our politics and culture.
Republicans have weakened support for Obamacare, but they have done nothing to advance an alternative view of the U.S. medical system.
It’s not going to be easy for John Kerry and Barbara Boxer to get their climate bill through the Senate.
China’s winning model is leaving the U.S. and the West increasingly isolated. Our October issue’s cover story.
When it comes to defending Obamacare, the name-calling left assumes only it can be Boss.
Whether on stage or behind the scenes, Dmitry Medvedev is no longer serving as Vladimir Putin’s understudy.
Conservatives keep waiting for the definitive history of the Reagan years.
It begins on a nude beach in Germany, sometime in the 1960s.
Never can it say it or its apologists say it wasn’t warned — and in such detail, as lawyer Elizabeth Kingsley’s memo reveals.
Boone Pickens likes to call it a “game changer.”
Unless you are poor, black student in the Washington, D.C. public school system, that is.
One nation, two cultures, polarized politics.
Why is ACORN’s chief organizer friendly with the Marxist anti-American governments of two South American countries?
Though it knows it should, the National Republican Senatorial Committee is not about to withdraw its hasty endorsement of Charlie Crist.
How Barack Obama endangers you and your family.
The question is asked seriously.
Ms. Henny-Penny is back, dizzy with climate warming.
Yankee haters of the world fail to appreciate the conservative essence of New York’s mightiest franchise.
He doesn’t have time to deal with Afghanistan. But he has plenty of time for his Chicago gang and its Olympics hustle.
Should an entire Kentucky community take the blame?
Happy Days is here again.
The National Council of Churches calls for unilateral nuclear disarmament — by the U.S. of course.
Newsweek’s editorial death panel has endorsed it.
Preparations are under way to drain Sloan’s Lake.
This has not been a good time for losing friends.
New York’s tale of Doug Hoffman. Plus: Justice for ACORN.
Meet Patrick Gaspard, now in Karl Rove’s former position.
Meet the IMF-SDRs — which will chip away at the dollar’s preeminence until…
Adrian Fenty may win re-election, but the D.C. mayor is not living up to his promises.
He who is without sin always casts the first stone.
In his new PBS series, documentarian Ken Burns takes us on a lovely stroll through our national parks and their history.
Nurse Michelle Obama will bring equality to your pill popping.
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?
H/T to National Review Online