James Taranto | from the September 2011 issue
Obama pulled out all the campaign stops when laying out his jobs plan before Congress.
Abraham Lincoln: Not the founder of the Republican Party.
Our president is following a jobs creation model already attempted in Britain. It failed miserably.
Musings on three utterly unrelated topics, one of them an outrage, two of them very classy.
If you’re not listening to Don Imus, then you’re missing something special: the final act of morning radio’s last great artist.
You thought business regulation in America was bad? Try dealing with Putin’s federal security service.
After ten years of confusing cultural messages, we now have to remember one thing: who did this to us.
The professoriate won’t conceive of it: Barack Obama as a one-term president.
Watch out for fiscal conservatives wanting to out-Obama Obama.
The rebels are taking Libya with brutal violence, racism, and internal strife. Is democracy even possible?
How cooked is his goose?
California’s nanny state is even destroying the babysitter industry.
How Clarence Thomas was turned into a genius by the President’s medical experiment.
Meet Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ayers, and their friend, the president. Our September cover story.
The candidate taking on Ron Paul’s assault on the Reagan legacy.
A man may smile and smile…
Long silenced by powerful special interests, a growing number of scientists are standing up to “global warming.” And they have evidence.
As Gaddafi’s regime crumbles, sectarian violence engulfs Syria. Pundits looking for “the next Iraq” should start here.
A scholars commission lays a controversy to rest.
It involves unleashing the NLRB on a job-killing rampage.
Gen. David Petraeus will be sworn in today as CIA director — politically his toughest mountain yet.
Democrats celebrate Labor Day and the double recession, while the best — Obama’s speech — is still to come.
Back in L.A., achingly missing Sandpoint America.
Are chants of “Run, Sarah, Run!” a populist battle cry?
Dick Cheney pays the price for declining to kiss up to the establishment’s demi-gods and demagogues.
Stirrings of hope for American tennis at the great New York tournament.
The first of a week-long series of letters and postcards from Israel.
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?