David Kendrick, Author at The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
David Kendrick
by | Nov 17, 2013

ABSENT FROM THIS column all summer, I have been walking, in the words of the 23rd Psalm, “through the valley of the shadow of death.” It has been both a dreadful and a wonderful experience. The ancient power of prayer,…

by | Jun 8, 2013

Margaret Thatcher’s funeral was a memorable, moving, and magnificent occasion. Obsequies for great statesmen can be tightrope walks across the divide between the temporal and the eternal. There are many conflicting pressures: past controversies, political sycophancy, private grief, and religious…

by | May 11, 2013

The greatness of Margaret Thatcher is readily apparent to those who honor the conservative principles by which she lived. She believed in rolling back the power of the state, allowing free enterprise to flourish, breaking the stranglehold of organized labor…

by | Apr 30, 2013

While all eyes have been on Rome in recent weeks for the election of a new pope, the world’s third-largest Christian denomination has enthroned a new archbishop of Canterbury. He is Justin Welby, the global leader of 90 million Anglicans….

by | Mar 31, 2013

TIMES ARE TOUGH for Christian communities in the Middle East. They are being slaughtered in Syria, persecuted in Iraq and Iran, bullied in Egypt, and frightened by the rising tide of militant Islam in almost every Arab country. But there is…

by | Feb 25, 2013

Coming back from death—real death—has only happened once. Its political equivalent has been almost as rare. Yet as 2013 gets under way, recent evidence highlights two examples of this phenomenon: Richard Nixon and Conrad Black. Last month marked the 100th anniversary…

by | Jan 27, 2004

During the Iowa caucuses, while their money flowed to Howard Dean and Dick Gephardt, union members cast their votes for John Kerry and John Edwards. Why the paradox? Government unions and service unions like the Service Employees International Union backed…

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