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Jeff Emanuel
Jeff Emanuel, a special operations military veteran, is a columnist, a combat journalist, and a director emeritus of conservative weblog RedState.com.
by | Aug 17, 2009

The New Testament book of Matthew contains a well-known allegorical tale known as the “Parable of the Talents.” In this story, Jesus told of a man who entrusted his property to three servants while he was away. One servant was…

by | Mar 24, 2009

It’s no secret to anybody who’s been paying attention to budget numbers that the United States, with its current GDP of just under $14 trillion, is sinking deeper into debt by the day, week, and month. However, what’s not generally…

by | Feb 19, 2009

Last November, South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal in an effort to publicly repudiate the ongoing talk about states increasing personal and national debt by accepting multi-billion dollar bailouts from Washington. In…

by | Dec 9, 2008

After being sent home over Thanksgiving to revise their pitches for a multi-billion-dollar, taxpayer-funded “bridge loan” to keep them a float through the end of the year, Michigan’s “Big Three” automakers returned to Capitol Hill this week to renew their…

by | Jul 1, 2008

Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-PA) has represented Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District without much notice or distinction for the last 24 years. A member of the Financial Services Committee, his biggest accomplishments in the House have generally involved securing pork for his…

by | May 23, 2008

Last November 1, The American Spectator published an exclusive account of four American paratroopers who’d fought to thwart a massive al Qaeda kidnap-and-execution operation in the Iraqi city of Samarra. Caught completely by surprise and outnumbered at least ten to…

by | May 20, 2008

In his address to the Knesset last week, President Bush sounded like a different man from the one who called Israel an “occupying force” at the Annapolis Conference on Palestinian Statehood last November, and demanded that the Middle East’s lone…

by | Feb 20, 2008

Senator and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (D-NY) has made “health care for all Americans” a major plank in her policy platform since the beginning of her run for President last year — though, as those who are familiar with the…

by | Jan 21, 2008

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger sat down with the L.A. Times last week to apologize for being a Republican. The once proud “Governator of the Golden State” cited “political inexperience” as his excuse for having espoused semiconservative ideals and principles during…

by | Dec 3, 2007

This fall, the Hollywood left once again cranked up its propaganda machine, flooding American theaters with anti-military, anti-Iraqi Freedom films in hopes of capitalizing on the perceived abysmal public opinion of the War on Terror, the Bush Administration, and the…

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