R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. | from the December 2011 - January 2012 issue
A leading Obamaite union man would impose the Chinese model on his own country — and he’s hardly alone.
Marilyn Tavenner is a woman with a past.
Obama wants all credit for Hillary’s mission to Burma — whose president has his own anti-Beijing reasons for playing nicer.
Business, justice, and the Gospel are already social.
A step-by-step guide for parents from the straight-shooting Dr. Steve Perry.
Amid the gloom, German short-haired pointer rescuers come to the rescue. From our last issue.
Business at this suburban D.C. company has been great — but what if Congress cuts its lifeline?
How did a once promising pol end up so dissolute?
Once again, the Media Research Center identifies the real haters.
Lower crime rates: It’s not the economy, stupid!
That’s what happens when you think you have a Prince for a president.
The great Jacquez Barzun turned 105 yesterday.
A son betrays his father to the prevailing media consensus.
Can Sin City survive without the gift of free water?
The House votes to prevent the Obama NLRB’s latest pro-union power grab.
Is the now officially running U.S. Senate candidate Connie Mack IV a genuine conservative champion — or simply the beneficiary of good name recognition?
Newt Gingrich has proposed the most cutting-edge solution to our fiscal crisis.
Raising taxes is not the only way big government could raise revenue.
Playing the lottery could use some perspective.
There’s no giving up on Dick Cheney.
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Congressman Frank.
The Obama left revives the politics of a “low, dishonest decade.”
Meet Alexander Heffner, a pro-Occupy student who targets the first and praises the latter in a false Harvard story.
Explaining Libya’s surprising interim cabinet appointments.
Without good old-fashioned middle-class ideals, what good is school reform?
Buying back land from recession-hit developers and turning it into exports.
He died ten years ago today.
Of the Republican Eight, he is best prepared to take a 3 a.m. call to the White House.
The malady is far more serious than a mere affinity for mandates.
“Tommy & Me” takes on new meaning.
Once again, the Religious Left found itself in no mood to celebrate our national day of gratitude.
It’s going to be the next big thing on Occupy TV.
Bush tax cuts move to center stage and no one understands their political might better than the Democrats’ favorite hate object.
With his win at London’s O2, the great Federer puts paid to the proponents of Roger Declinism.
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?