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Jackson Adams
Jackson Adams served as an editorial intern at The American Spectator, and is a former teacher, ski instructor, and political campaigner, and a graduate of Theology from the University of Oxford.
by | Jan 30, 2013

Betsy McCaughey highlighted some salient points about how the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a Obamacare) will affect ordinary people in an address to the Heritage Foundation today. Her book, Beating Obamacare, is designed to help people anticipate and survive the changes…

by | Jan 29, 2013

President Obama rolled out his own call for comprehensive immigration reform, one day after a bipartisan team of senators did the same.  Although he addressed a campaign-style rally audience in Nevada, the majority of his message was directed at Congress, 2,400 miles away. The president…

by | Jan 27, 2013

Addressing a packed ballroom at the National Review Summit, Texas Senator Ted Cruz stood without a podium or notes. His rhetorical style, reminiscent of an evangelical minister, conveyed a clear and optimistic message regarding the future of the GOP. “Tattoo…

by | Jan 25, 2013

The GOP’s winter meeting has re-elected Rence Priebus as party chair for the next 2 years. What might surprise you is that he ran unopposed. (Maine’s Republican National Committeeman, Mark Willis, could not collect enough support to launch a formal…

by | Jan 22, 2013

It may be a difficult marriage, born of proximity and convenience rather than passion, but today German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande put a good face on the 50 years since France and Germany signed the Elysée…

by | Jan 22, 2013

A community college in the Houston area has confirmed the presence of a shooter on its campus. Two victims were brought to a local hospital with multiple wounds. They were both conscious. Other possible wounded, including unconfirmed reports the shooter…

by | Jan 21, 2013

Thousands of inauguration spectators were let down by a broken public address system and big screen television, sparking a mass walkout in the middle of President Obama’s address.  I was in the back, on the Mall by the Washington Monument,…

by | Jan 20, 2013

Some people say that life’s a game, well if this is so I’d like to know the rules on which this game of life is based. I know of no game more fitting than the age old game of cricket;…

by | Jan 18, 2013

In the days after President Obama released 23 executive orders following recommendations set by the Joe Biden’s gun control task force, there have been robust responses. One came yesterday from Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who claimed that “very few of…

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