James Taranto | from the July/August 2011 issue
Two little-celebrated Founders teach key lessons.
All that was needed was cultural tradition that made any thing less than self-government feel like oppression and tyranny.
Two senior Public Citizen operatives now set policy for the FDA.
A lesson in how an aging pol soils his image for good.
Can any drug, any food compare with the feel of a trusting big old dog against your stomach?
The two top Russian candidates have a big problem: they actually like each other.
The novel, the movie, and now a documentary about its reclusive author.
Success is the one thing that won’t spoil Republicans.
Big Brother Obama and Big Sis Sebelius tighten the noose on America’s doctors.
Our president was against taxing them before he was for it.
In tribute to a rare, honorable public intellectual.
He has long signaled his support for gay marriage.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon does a job-creation victory dance.
The other obstacle to public school reform.
Hacktivists of the world unite! You have nothing to lose but your pajamas.
Bad Teacher knows what teachers’ unions have done to our schools — and this time the message is getting out.
A Republican House bets this isn’t the Clinton years all over again.
Cutting benefits for seniors and the poor won’t solve the entitlement crisis. Fundamental structural reforms will.
Ronald Reagan’s home state has done a great job asserting its claim to our 40th president this centennial year.
Check out the wilderness trash operations of the Bureau of Landfill Management.
It is caused by something more pervasive than non-judgmental liberalism.
Is the Age of Obama ushering in an Era of Thuggery by his left-wing supporters?
Two cheers for Marine Le Pen, the new president of France’s National Front party.
“Nonpartisan” Soros groups undertake preemptive strikes to save Obamacare.
Obama had enough problems without bringing this one on himself.
Obamacare is just another way for President Obama to achieve his goal of redistributing income and wealth.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, or who will replace him, are minor matters compared to scandal of the IMF’s very existence.
Under its diminutive publisher the New York Times has become a vocal tool of the left — and now it’s made its final move to secure Obama’s reelection.
Anonymous advice for the current political scene.
California’s controller has state Democrats between a rock and a hard place.
Tesla Motors struck out big with its electric sports car. Now it’s preparing to strike out on a different pitch.
A surprising turn in the Rev. Amy DeLong saga.
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?
H/T to National Review Online