Christopher Orlet, Author at The American Spectator

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Christopher Orlet
by | Sep 27, 2012

After my wife and her mother walked past a drug deal in progress on our residential street last month, we…

by | Sep 20, 2012

Recently over several pints of cheap domestic ale, my brother-in-law held forth on the topic of the unnaturalness of men…

by | Sep 13, 2012

They form a singular presence in our inner-cities: young, African-American men hanging out aimlessly on stoops at mid-day, seven days…

by | Sep 7, 2012

It was a fine send-off. After 30 years, our friend Marian was retiring from the marketing department of a major…

by | Aug 30, 2012

Rumor had it that for the first time in 160 years, Nauvoo, Illinois was experiencing a Mormon problem. It all…

by | Aug 23, 2012

In his classic study Democracy in America (1835), Alexis de Tocqueville described what he believed was a true meritocracy at…

by | Aug 16, 2012

“We are suffering from drought terribly at this place. Half a crop of wheat, and tobacco, and two-thirds a crop…

by | Aug 9, 2012

The real election in the city of St. Louis occurred last Tuesday when Missouri held its Democratic primary. Six primary…

by | Aug 2, 2012

Los Angeles Laker star Metta World Peace (the athlete formerly known as Ron Artest) was once criticized (a very dangerous…

by | Jul 26, 2012

Most all technological innovations are alleged to have radically altered civilization. The printing press, the steam engine, the television, the…

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