Jim Talent, Author at The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Jim Talent
Jim Talent is a former United States Senator from Missouri who served 12 years on the House and Senate Armed Services Committees.  He is currently a senior fellow specializing in security affairs with the American Enterprise Institute.
by | Nov 5, 2016

I’m voting for Donald Trump in the election, and I have a conviction that it’s the right thing to do — not an easy thing, but the right thing. There are four specific reasons for conservatives to support Trump, and…

by | Aug 23, 2016

As seen on these pages in the past, it’s not uncommon for commentators to lump America’s thriving biofuel sector into the same category as taxpayer-funded green energy flops like Solyndra. Yet the facts show that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)…

by | Mar 10, 2016

As someone who has been heavily involved in the last three Presidential election cycles, I can say one thing for sure about the nominating process: it’s the craziest system for nominating a head of state in the Western world. A…

by | Jul 1, 2013

LESZEK KOLAKOWSKI WAS a philosopher and historian of ideas. He received his doctorate in 1953 for his study of Spinoza. Under different circumstances, he might have led a satisfying but obscure academic life, publishing dense scholarly works that hardly anyone…

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