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Dave Shiflett
by | Aug 28, 2015

(This review is taken from The American Spectator’s February 2000 issue.) The America We DeserveDonald J. Trump with Dave ShiflettRenaissance Books / 286 pages / $24.95 Reviewed by Dave Shiflett Editors’ note: No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you: This review…

by | Oct 25, 2002

At this writing it appears the snipers have been caught. If found guilty, let us hope they receive their just reward, which should involve a lethal dose of something — my choice would be a lethal dose of rope. They…

by | Oct 18, 2002

I have long resisted the strong impulse to become a blogger, and it hasn’t been easy. I too can crank out a couple thousand words an hour, at least when inspired. I too have Internet addiction issues. I too like…

by | Oct 11, 2002

Here in the Old Dominion we’re keeping our heads down, at least when we go out for gas, to school, or to mow the lawn. Two people have been shot in Virginia by a sniper — one in Manassas and…

by | Oct 4, 2002

Playing second fiddle to Dubya seems to be driving the opposition to distraction, if not to Baghdad. It has clearly inspired some of the worst cliché-mongering, and mangling, in recent memory. Just the other day, for example, Albert Gore said…

by | Sep 27, 2002

You almost have to wonder if videotaped child-whacker Madelyne Toogood had an agent before she got herself into trouble. Within moments of her arrest, there she was on Larry King, weeping on cue. By one count she was on three…

by | Sep 20, 2002

In the never ending search for self-knowledge, I have carefully read the arguments against SUV owners, including the summation of a new broadside entitled High and Mighty: SUVs, the World’s Most Dangerous Vehicles and How They Got That Way. This…

by | Sep 13, 2002

A current theme among pundits concerns who is having the most fun in Blatherland: right wingers, or those who subscribe to the liberal orthodoxy. The argument, at least as advanced by the libs engaged in this revenue-raising scheme, is that…

by | Sep 6, 2002

Plans for a “reality” television show called “The Real Beverly Hillbillies” has enflamed passions among some southerners, who sense Hollywood is out to mock them and their kind. I’m not sure what Hollywood is up to, save for trying to…

by | Aug 30, 2002

It was off to Boston this week. The elder son, whom we dropped off at the Berklee College of Music about this time last year, is re-nesting (for a bit). His story is instructive; he has a perfect grade point…

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