Jeffrey Lord

 Jeffrey Lord, a contributing editor to The American Spectator, is a former aide to Jack Kemp and Ronald Reagan. An author and CNN commentator, he writes from Pennsylvania at jlpa1@aol.com and @JeffJlpa1. His new book, What America Needs: The Case for Trump, is now out from Regnery Publishing.

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The GOP’s Embarrassing Summer Soldiers and Sunshine Patriots

 

The news is stark and brutal. Yet again another attack from radical Islam. This time in the lovely precincts of the South of France, on a seaside boulevard in Nice during a fireworks celebration of Bastille Day. The cost in lives: 84 and possibly counting, with 200-plus wounded. Among the dead an American Dad from […]

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Inconvenient Facts: The Media and Philando Castile

 

Here we go again. Yet another hotly reported media narrative stamps itself on the national dialogue only to find — oops! — maybe there are actually more facts to be discovered before we know, as they say, “the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.” This time around the media narrative surrounds the […]

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James Comey: Lost in The Kultursmog

 

So. The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has now told the American people the following, as reported here at Fox News, bold print supplied: Comey testifies Clinton email claims ‘not true’ at heated Hill hearing FBI Director James Comey testified Thursday that Hillary Clinton’s claims — some made under oath — about her […]

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Trump’s Sheriff Star: The Latest Drive-By Media Fabrication

 

When I was a child, one of the most popular television series of the day (1958-1962) was Lawman starring actor John Russell as Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming. His deputy, Johnny McKay, was played by the young Peter Brown. The series opened every weekly episode — as seen right here preserved with clarity on You Tube — with a stirring hymn to “The Lawman.” The camera zeroed in on Marshal Troop’s badge — a six-pointed star — as the song began, the lyrics as follows:

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Unbound GOP Delegates: Appease ISIS

 

Astonishing. Truly astonishing. The #NeverTrumpers who style themselves “Delegates Unbound” have used a snippet of President Reagan on the use of military force, with Reagan saying this: “Use of force is always and only a last resort.” The clip then has Donald Trump saying this of how he would deal with ISIS: “I would bomb […]

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Corey Lewandowski Joins Snakes and Weasels Club

 

Welcome to Corey Lewandowski, the newest member of television’s Snakes and Weasels Club. What is the Snakes and Weasels Club? More — replete with history and membership list — in a moment. Corey’s entry into Snakes and Weasels — in this case moving from the Trump campaign to S&W’s CNN division (where, full disclosure, I […]

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Taking Care of Mom at 97

 

The headlines scream: Supreme Court decisions. Donald battles Hillary. Orlando. A congressional sit-in. And that’s just the top of the list. If I may? Let me take a moment. On Saturday, Kathleen Rose Jackson Lord — aka Mom — will celebrate her 97th birthday. The years have taken their toll. She can no longer walk, dress […]

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Answering My Critics

 

Orlando has surged to everyone’s attention. As well it should. But before time passes, a look back at a June 7th primary night dust-up on CNN and an important topic. The dust-up involving yours truly that drew, um, some attention. For a flavor on the reaction that was launched by the Trump criticism of the […]

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In Defense of Sally Kohn

 

Here’s breaking news. A CNN commentator has said something controversial. And the call has now gone up for her talking head. Here’s the headline over at PJ Media: Petition Asks CNN to Terminate Sally Kohn for Anti-Christian Bigotry on Orlando Shooting The story begins this way: A petition urging CNN to fire or suspend lesbian […]

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Radical Islam Mass Murders Gay Hispanics: And Trump Is the Problem?

 

Note well this headline over at the Daily Caller: La Raza Council Cancels Pro-Muslim, Anti-Trump Event After Massive Terrorist Attack The article reads in part: A coalition of civil rights groups planned to hold an event Monday attacking Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his rhetoric against Mexicans and Muslims, but cancelled it after 50 […]

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