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Daniel J. Flynn
Daniel J. Flynn, a senior editor of The American Spectator, is the author of Cult City: Harvey Milk, Jim Jones, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco (ISI Books, 2018), The War on Football (Regnery, 2013), Blue Collar Intellectuals (ISI Books, 2011), A Conservative History of the American Left (Crown Forum, 2008), Intellectual Morons (Crown Forum, 2004), and Why the Left Hates America (Prima Forum, 2002). His articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, New York Post, City Journal, National Review, and his own website, www.flynnfiles.com.   
by | Feb 2, 2023

The Federal Reserve raised its funds rate on Wednesday by a quarter percent. The 4.5–4.75 percent rate amounts to the highest in 15 years. Despite this, and Wednesday’s hike becoming the eighth consecutive one, Chairman Jerome Powell explained that “we…

by | Feb 1, 2023

Rep. George Santos resigned his seat on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee and on the Small Business Committee on Tuesday. When does President Joe Biden follow suit? The president this week repeated the lie, reportedly for the eighth time,…

by | Jan 27, 2023

An elected official in Michigan with a “D” suffixing her name received no jail time as part of a plea agreement in which her lawyer admitted that she tampered with a ballot box after an especially close election in an…

by | Jan 27, 2023

The United States agreed to send 31 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine this week. The aid comes in coordination with the United Kingdom’s announcement that it will send 12 Challenger 2 tanks and Germany’s donation of 14 Leopard 2 tanks….

by | Jan 26, 2023

Paul Bedard relays a hilarious story Mike Pompeo apparently tells in his book.  As secretary of state, Pompeo made a request to the department’s inspector general. “I told them that my wife flies to foreign countries to give speeches for…

by | Jan 25, 2023

Postjudice, a perfectly cromulent word, characterizes a reaction, extraordinary mostly in its ordinariness, to the elderly Asian man murdering 11 mostly older Asians at a Monterey Park, California, dance hall. “Was the shooting an act of anti-Asian bigotry?” University of…

by | Jan 24, 2023

One of America’s finest minds on the subjects of constitutional law weighed in Monday on the legality of Joe Biden storing classified documents in unsecure locations. “Presidents and vice-presidents can declassify these,” Whoopi Goldberg informed on The View, adding, as…

by | Jan 19, 2023

“I come as the possessor of the book of Destiny to banish political and moral darkness and to erect the theory of universal harmony upon the ruins of the uncertain science,” Charles Fourier proclaimed two centuries ago to a deaf…

by | Jan 17, 2023

Did we judge 2020’s statue vandals too harshly? Boston’s Martin Luther King Jr.–Coretta Scott King “Embrace” sculpture with any luck coaxes a comeback. Alternatively, locals might imitate their Puritan forefathers, who essentially evicted the only European settler, William Blaxton, from…

by | Jan 13, 2023

Who did Attorney General Merrick Garland appoint as special counsel investigating Garagegate? Him, by which I mean Hur — Robert Hur to be precise. On the one hand, he succeeded Rod Rosenstein as U.S. attorney for Maryland and worked for…

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