An intellectual autopsy of the movement.
R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
No, not yet, not so long as it has the run of government and the programs it created to keep itself in power.
A history of past greatness at home and abroad, and, since 1960, of growing weakness, hubris, and failure.
What was once the indispensable state is now an asylum of decline that threatens to drag the rest of America down with it.
Should a U.S. president be ordering the assassination of a U.S. citizen-turned-terrorist?
Alfred S. Regnery
What’s making Puerto Rico special?
Luis G. Fortuño
R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
A new addition to the Reagan Republican list of non-negotiables.
Grover G. Norquist
The survivors of the Obama-Pelosi-Reid wreck are more liberal than ever before.
W. James Antle, III
Old weights and measures have lasted in America because they grew from the free transactions between people.
Despite what you might have been told, the Tea Party movement is not about national groups based in Washington, D.C. or those who arbitarily claim to be its national leaders.
Conservatives prevail when the economy is the issue — but not when it comes to what used to be called “social issues.”
Atheism was especially chic in 18th century Paris.
Joseph A. Harriss
John H. Fund
Americans are profuse in their politeness of thanking everyone for everything. But there’s more to it than that.
It’s always something.
Not that anyone is shocked anymore, but the transgressive crowd which aims to shock gets upset if someone is actually shocked by their productions.
Don’t bet against the unexpected pope from Bavaria.
V.S. Naipaul has a problem, and the problem’s name is God.
Aram Bakshian, Jr.
Why are we now not surprised when architecture is ugly and inhuman? Nancy Pearcey offers answers to this and many other questions about our aggressively secular age.
David Eisenhower’s excellent and incisive memoir of his grandfather.
John R. Coyne, Jr.
Alfred Hitchcock never had to deal with Baptist church signs.
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?