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Daniel J. Flynn
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.   

The New York Board of Parole announced on Wednesday the decision of Governor Andrew Cuomo not to run for president. They did this by opting to release Judith Clark, a domestic terrorist convicted of three counts of murder. The oblique…

The Academy Award-winning documentary Man on Wire chronicled tightrope walker Philippe Petit’s travels between the World Trade Center towers in 1974. The lack of footage for the 1974 stunt meant that the most captivating footage in Man on Wire involved…

James Holzhauer won a record $110,994 on Jeopardy! on Tuesday. That same day, Charles Van Doren, the James Holzhauer of his day who won $129,000 by the end of his run on NBC’s Twenty-One in March of 1957, died at…

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors votes Tuesday on a measure to compel the city’s airport to spend over a million dollars to redo proposed signage plans calling Terminal One “Harvey Milk Terminal.” Supervisor Hillary Ronen complains that San Francisco…

The National Women’s Hall of Fame inducts not one but two of Jim Jones’s most fervent celebrity supporters this year. During research for Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco, Jane Fonda and Angela…

“It’s not what you are that counts,” Joe Kennedy allegedly reminded his children, “but what people think you are.” The Kennedy patriarch’s amoral advice seems almost quaint next to the prevailing ethos of today’s famous, rich, and influential. It’s not…

When certain presidential candidates speak, voters hear The X-Files theme song in the background. Their truth is out there. Senator Bernie Sanders wants to make private health insurance illegal, sponsoring a Medicare for All bill to make it “unlawful” for…

In 1938, an underprivileged but intelligent Los Angelino transplant pondered his future. Ray Bradbury, who shared a living-room pullout couch with his brother into adulthood and graduated from Los Angeles High School in the suit still sporting the bullet hole…

Public servants operating in secret to reveal the secrets of others often find their whispers put on blast. Bruce Ohr, as a result of the tenacity of Judicial Watch, finds himself in this situation. The 339 pages of heavily-redacted material…

Do blame me, I’m from Massachusetts. The commonwealth ranks as the most intolerant state in the U.S. Don’t blame me too much, though. I live in Worcester County, tied for the most tolerant county in Massachusetts. Sure, nationwide it’s in…

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