Assorted Jackasses | from the March 2010 issue
A group of House conservatives try to put a constitutional brake on the federal budget.
More and more of them are being shut down — where they are needed most and where charter schools are in shortest supply.
Diplomatic niceties notwithstanding, the reasons are pretty obvious.
Russian foreign policy is more schizoid than successful.
It’s hard to be hip when you’re worried about breaking a hip.
By deciding to ram health care legislation through Congress by parliamentary trickery, Obama abandons idea of being the post-partisan president.
There was no plausible reason for Kay Hutchison to run, not this year.
Whatever happened to the mainstream media’s high regard for “anger” in politics?
The bench-clearing brawl against Jim Bunning.
For the well-funded true believer, climate change means never having to change, no way, no how.
The President is right that many tough choices need to be made to lower federal spending — and here’s an easy one.
Imagine — a Republican who’s actually listening.
Conservatives turn their fire on the Republican Party. From our new March issue.
Closing arguments are to begin soon in a trial that has been less civics lesson than cautionary tale.
Now, post-summit, more than ever.
As every U.S. Canadian knows, it’s hard to get the puck out of your system.
A new round of Henny-Penny for your thoughts.
The Supreme Court hears argument today in a landmark Second Amendment case.
The cult of cultural and intellectual superiority in American life.
The great rebranding continues – as do plans to put our tax dollars to work for ACORN come election time.
The politicized nature of climate science remains in permanent orbit.
And now we have an administration that intends to break all records.
Capturing and testing the spirit of Purim, which was observed yesterday and Sunday.
Time to move on from old dogmas in favor of new talking points.
The administration is reluctant to identify the lawyers in its employ who previously provided legal counsel to suspected terrorists and enemy combatants.
The only way Van Jones could have improved his chances is if he’d been a foul-mouthed rap artist.
Unintended consequences could give France to the Socialists.
Conservative success drives liberals crazy.
The dubious turbine industry.
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?