MacArthur and McChrystal. Clark and Ridgeway. Algerian and French birthrates. Sean Penn and Hugo Chavez. Ben Stein and BP, and more!
A Liberator then, and still so today.
Some additional perspective on the Oil Spill.
Civilian control of the military was never the issue.
The bankers and traders of Wall Street and London should not be its main beneficiaries.
There’s nothing for stirring murderous thoughts like a nice, brisk hike.
President Obama did what he had to do — except clarify the strategy or make victory more likely in Afghanistan.
Famous showdown helped GOP to landslide, shaped decades of Cold War politics.
General McChrystal lacked the “maturity” of the Rahm Emanuels.
There is something very dated about the ideology that this president takes so seriously.
Why did the President select a general he not long ago openly disdained?
Cluelessness has never enjoyed greater appeal.
How French soccer became a laughingstock.
Hiring for sludge work. Also: Orszag, ahead of the posse.
Not what you would have expected, even a short two years ago.
Not just McChrystal and the White House, but no one seems to be getting along in Afghanistan.
Another luminary caught in the act by a video blogger.
Some additional thoughts on the oil spill.
Harding’s Attorney General disgraced for politicizing Justice Department.
What the FBI missed — and it deserves greater media attention, given how it was designed to undermine two presidencies.
The pear-shaped Senate race in Florida.
He lords it over Hollywood’s nitwits.
How quickly the magic and arrogance has turned into mismanagement and excuses.
On Arizona, not illegal immigration.
Mark July 29 on your calendar — Republican governors from Alabama to Louisiana to Arizona have every reason to unite against this noisy leader and the noisome feds.
The new, expanded edition of John Lott’s famous book promises to revive a heated, unresolved debate.
Snooze alarm goes off for Democrats.
Functional illiteracy in our schools is increasing.
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?