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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 | Nov 8, 2022

All politics isn’t local. Early results in the East interest because they provide clues to how races in the West will likely go. I’ll pay attention to whether Mike Lawler can beat Sean Patrick Maloney in New York-17 (a district…

by | Nov 7, 2022

Republicans stand on the precipice of an election that reverts Congress back to their control. Yet, Donald Trump used his perch this weekend to attack another Republican. Does “Ron DeSanctimonious” even make sense? “Low Energy” worked for Jeb Bush because…

by | Nov 3, 2022

When the excuses arrive before the election, cue the “agony of defeat” Wide World of Sports skier. President Joe Biden, in a divisive Union Station speech on Wednesday, depicted the election as a choice between “dark forces” and “democracy.” Guess…

by | Nov 1, 2022

A Berkeley nudity activist who recently lived in a van with an “Ain’t no sunshine until capitalisms gone” sticker affixed to it and was described as “progressive” and “mentally ill” by his incarcerated ex-partner morphed into a MAGA extremist over…

by | Oct 27, 2022

Gloria Allred dropped another October Surprise this week that felt more like October than a surprise. One comes to expect, like foliage or football, Ms. Allred to accuse some Republican somewhere of exploiting some woman somewhere during October if an…

by | Oct 26, 2022

A new report exposes much of recycling as an empty ritual geared more at cleansing consciences than the planet. The publisher of the study? Greenpeace. “The plastics and products industries have been promoting plastic recycling as the solution to plastic…

by | Oct 25, 2022

It turns out Sacheen Littlefeather, who famously lectured the Oscars audience in 1973 about injustices done to Native Americans on- and off-screen, traced her lineage not to an Indian reservation but to Mexico by way of Oxnard. She belonged to…

by | Oct 20, 2022

Congressman John LeBoutillier once described Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill as “just like the federal budget — fat, bloated, and out of control.” Physiognomy puts the science in pseudoscience when applied to politicians but little else. Our representatives come…

by | Oct 18, 2022

Just because Halloween comes late for Democrats in the form of Herschel Walker, Kari Lake, and other boogeymenpeople, does not mean Christmas comes early for Republicans. Some numbers point to a GOP wave election. Others suggest an undertow mitigating the…

by | Oct 13, 2022

The consumer price index (CPI) rose 8.2 percent year-over-year in September. Fuel oil jumped 58 percent, new vehicles climbed 9 percent, and electricity spiked 16 percent. The guts of the Bureau of Labor Statistics report show why this round of…

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