James Bowman | from the September 2012 issue
The case for a modernized gold standard.
A frightening violation of human rights by Eric Holder’s corrupt Justice Department.
Our president should have studied Ronald Reagan more closely.
Chapter 2 of Mr. Tucker’s novel 2065, which we are serializing. Chapter 1, in which we learned of China’s seizure of Pearl Harbor, ran on Thursday.
Liberal religionists express solidarity with the State Department’s party line.
The Olympics’ opening night star Frank Turner becomes, overnight, a class enemy.
Islamists running amok is hardly the only national security crisis the U.S. is going to face in the coming months.
In this campaign, “random acts of journalism” are disappearing.
(Editor’s Note: A foreign policy disaster in the Middle East, which cast the U.S. as weak and emboldened our enemies, and which the administration in power handled fecklessly and clumsily… wait — have we heard that before?)
Al Qaeda is. Please inform your Ministry of Truth.
They are murderers and, yes, they are Muslim murderers.
Do not let them fool you. Previous Democrats led by more and still lost.
Reading your way through the most important election in American history.
Free speech and Tuesday’s thuggish attacks.
Florida can’t afford Obamacare’s expansion.
Leftist intellectuals still believe money can buy happiness and success.
The Christian-Pacifist attacks on C. S. Lewis come from a long tradition of leftism.
It’s not too late for him to say it after yesterday’s vicious attacks.
Guaranteed to be so by the official U.S. response. (UPDATED)
Yesterday’s embassy stoning sets the stage for Egyptian President Morsi’s upcoming visit to the U.S. (UPDATED )
The real scoop on the Democrats’ desperate fabrications on welfare work waivers.
Republicans haven’t cooperated with Mr. Obama? Someone in authority says they have.
Sometimes Democrats can simply be too brilliant for their own good.
The self-destructive behavior of the mainstream media.
The left is big on “compassion,” its code word for vote buying.
Chapter 1 of Mr. Tucker’s novel 2065, which we will serialize in the coming months.
Semi-final analysis: risks for Romney and Republicans.
Obama cannot tell us why Osama killed 3,000 Americans.
His truest (and falsest) words.
The presidential candidates’ online stores highlight their contrasting approaches to the campaign.
Once again, Bill Clinton displayed it with unchallenged brazenness.
A statistical wizard gives 4-to-1 odds against a Romney win.
How Obama’s environmentalism makes life harder for those who can least afford it.
Three days later, a writer extrapolates, meditates, and self-medicates.
Our nation’s enemies are grateful to the Obama administration.
Did Pussy Riot really advance the cause of Russian civil liberties?
Who is Mohammed Morsi, the Islamist leader of the old new Egypt?
Steel mind, big heart, Serena shows the stuff royalty is made of.
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?