Assorted Jackasses | from the February 2012 issue
In the end, Obama’s mandates come down to someone getting something for free at taxpayer expense.
The deformed heart of monstrous Obamacare is sick and secularist social engineering.
They called a Missouri election for last Tuesday — and no one came. (No offense intended, Sen. Santorum.)
He has bigger things in mind for Russia than the inconvenience posed by a hundred thousand protesters.
The Obama administration sets off religious wars even as if fights its own.
You didn’t think they’d stop at just buckle up laws, right?
Five Cold Warriors who’d like to ban nuclear weapons.
Croatia’s EU referendum was to be its ticket from the miserable Balkans. Instead, it’s just joined a Balkanized Europe.
Expressions of solidarity with the anti-Catholics — but also signs of pro-Catholic solidarity from leading Evangelical figures.
This health hazard and social menace is what the Left regards as America’s next great political cause?
They don’t make movie critics likes this anymore.
We’re seeing Obamacare’s future and how it works.
In which the author repeatedly asks the question: Why must everything be so difficult?
Traveling cross-country to CPAC in style.
If she can no longer support and defend the Constitution, as she is sworn to do, she should leave — and take the New York Times with her.
Presidential candidates and protesters will enliven conference.
Schooling Ann Coulter on the individual mandate.
A Limbaugh endorsement has been the secret weapon of yesterday’s big winner.
There is no moral truth and Rawls is his prophet.
By now he’s out of control.
Frank Gehry’s design for the Eisenhower Memorial in Washington is an insult to all concerned.
With the admission of Palestine, UNESCO shows again it is over-politicized and running out of control. The U.S. should head for the exit.
God has no rights in a culture dominated by fashionable bigots.
Conservative stumbles in bid to hit Gingrich as late president, Challenger remembered.
Americans will find Michelle Obama’s obesity prescriptions — and her zucchini pizza — hard to digest.
A losing proposition for all concerned, starting with our country itself.
Mari Sandoz authored 18 books on America’s least inviting region.
A riveting history of the Battle of Midway, 70 years ago this June.
When one ally abandons another, the latter is left with no choice.
The temperament is there, as is the natural appeal of a friendly, modest, handsome leader.
The “peripheralism” and Malthusian underpinnings of an unexpected uprising.
She once had cast iron… well… courage. Now she’s backing the “safe” GOP candidate.
A report from a semi-annual machine gun festival, held just this side of Fort Knox.
Catholic Bishops draw a line in the sand.
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?