James Taranto | from the December 2009 - January 2010 issue
Forget the naysayers. Happy capitalism is here again.
Doug Hoffman’s campaign in upstate New York isn’t necessarily over.
Obama’s Afghanistan adventure could unite Republicans and Democrats — against him.
A plan to secure the 2012 election through the so-called Secretary of State Project.
White House gate-crashers and the Obama Administration’s carousel of incompetence.
A new movie shows the spirit of the Tea Party Movement.
While all eyes are on Afghanistan, a more direct threat to Europe and the West is flying under the radar.
In a prelude to Climategate, an East Anglia global warmist withheld critical data on tree ring growth. We now know why.
Conservatives are feeling their oats right now — but they face a rockier road than Reagan and Gingrich did.
So much for 11 months of hype, as the White House changes its tune.
A report from the Middle East Forum.
So a man and his wife have some kind of falling out…
Author says privacy muggers and inconsiderate parents should be punished.
What would Mr. Reagan think now?
What a drag it is to see the UN exploiting him for Copenhagen conference purposes.
It wouldn’t be bad for the poor and disenfranchised.
Harry Reid’s government takeover of health care would turn the American Dream into the American Nightmare — but it can still be stopped.
Fine, I’ll be commander-in-chief if I have to, but you must realize that that is not my primary responsibility.
Tips for the Republican class of eager new candidates lining up to win next year.
We missed another recent anniversary.
Breitbart.tv ACORN exposé illustrates potency of new conservative media revolution.
Is ACORN engaged in a massive money laundering scheme?
Card check may be unpopular, but a repackaged version of the Employee Free Choice Act remains in the works.
Craig Shirley has written the definitive book on Ronald Reagan’s winning campaign of 1980.
The many symptoms of the new British disease are all part of the same thing.
Off he goes, to make American weaker and less sovereign.
Our president has as much of a problem with the experience he has as with the experience he lacks.
Not as unthinkable as it would seem.
Prime-time political grandstanding isn’t sexy.
Religious left unease over the Stupak Amendment
The popular view notwithstanding, we are not in inexorable economic decline.
He has exacerbated the interventionist tendencies of his predecessors, ignoring the constitutionalist successes of the exceptional Coolidge and Reagan for not a single good economic reason. Our November cover story.
Charles Glass captures some real Americans in Paris — under Nazi occupation.
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.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?