What makes a Christmas tree? A special exchange. Plus much more.
In the Bush years and since, America has moved further to the right.
Bob McDonnell showed the way for Republicans to run against unpopular liberal legislation like card check.
Nancy, it won’t cost you anything to read up on Frédéric Bastiat.
The great divide in America.
It’s all part of a growing tendency to treat ordinary citizens more harshly than actual bad guys.
An illuminating new book on an ugly chapter of Massachusetts history.
The necessity of heroism — is that too much to ask of Republicans?
The canard that “crushing” poverty does cause it just won’t die.
A culture of Obamaism can’t identify threats.
A galleria of rogues has insinuated itself into this huckster administration.
Alabama and Texas: two red state teams meet in Pasadena tonight.
Enjoying winter — with a few qualifications.
Obama and the gang are deadly serious.
When it comes to understanding America and the threats it faces, James Cameron is no match for Sandra Bullock and Michael Oher.
Has there ever been a worse school district that Detroit Public Schools?
Any chance a new Mr. Capra goes to Washington?
Joseph Epstein’s finely written portrait of Alexis de Tocqueville is now available in paperback.
Honoring insiders who’ve tried to move health-care reform in the right direction.
Reagan conservatism takes on Obama progressivism as voters flee to followers of late president.
Fifteen lost years, and now we’re paying the price.
Copenhagen was just the latest anti-capitalist thrust from liberal intellectuals.
Even in Salmon, Idaho, there’s no reason to go to the movies.
Has the wonderful Art Linkletter outlived the death tax?
Our barons of legacy journalism don’t fear terrorism or the terrorists; they fear conservatism and the Republican Party!
Comparing him to LBJ is the best the apologists can do.
The costs of doing business in a developing country fighting for its life.
BBC flack gets a blast from the past.
Facing the glum prospect of no warming for the next 50 years.
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?