The issue of our time is not income inequality but income mobility, of which there is in the U.S. less and less. Are conservatives paying attention?
The Occupiers’ real goal is to take down America as we know it.
Charles C. Johnson
Obama’s main man will do whatever it takes to fell Republicans and conservatives. Where does his ruthlessness and drive come from?
Alfred S. Regnery
R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
The Taxpayer Protection Pledge alllowed Republicans to protect themselves and taxpayers alike.
Grover G. Norquist
The question of the Tea Party’s long-term impact on American government remains open.
If he can make a comeback in this election, call him Lazarus.
Joseph A. Harriss
How televised debates defined the GOP presidential race.
Robert Stacy McCain
One year later, there have be no casualties from radiation. But will the worldwide Nuclear Renaissance revive?
Is it too late to say something good about the New York Times?
Was it a coicidence that Margaret Thatcher’s speeches had the quality of sermons?
From the print edition, Ben remembers Roy Ash from the Nixon days. Plus much more.
The Artist redeems the act of turning to the past for reassurance, rather than instruction.
A history of English philosemitism, by the distinguished Gertrude Himmelfarb.
Joseph Epstein on the ever expanding roll gossip is playing in American public life.
John R. Coyne, Jr.
Arlen Specter was a party-switcher and political opportunist like no one in living memory.
W. James Antle, III
R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
A weekend at the races with Christopher Hitchens.
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?