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Jeffrey Lord
Jeffrey Lord
 Jeffrey Lord, a contributing editor to The American Spectator, is a former aide to Jack Kemp and Ronald Reagan. An author and CNN commentator, he writes from Pennsylvania at jlpa1@aol.com and @JeffJlpa1. His new book, What America Needs: The Case for Trump, is now out from Regnery Publishing.

Score another one for President Trump. On Friday the President walked into the Rose Garden to discuss his signing of an order declaring a “national emergency” in the case for building a wall along the southern border. Among other things,…

Minnesota Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar tweeted out blatantly anti-Semitic messages, using what fellow Democrat and New York Congressman Eliot Engel called “the anti-Semitic trope of ‘Jewish money.’” Omar had suggested that AIPAC — the American Israel Public Affairs Committee —…

The guiding principle in any attempt to create a world of free men must be this: a policy of freedom for the individual is the only truly progressive policy. Thus spoke the legendary economist F.A. Hayek, as quoted in the…

Walls, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insists, are “immoral.” The Democratic Leader of the Senate, New York Senator Chuck Schumer, opposes a wall. Democratic Congressman Hakeem Jeffries insists that a border wall would be “ineffective” and is a “fifth-century solution to…

There was no reason about worrying about “having been a member of the Ku Klux Klan.” No, that wasn’t about Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and that disgraceful photo from his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook — taken when he…

Call it the tale of two head coverings. On the one hand, there is the hijab, worn by Muslim women. In the case at hand, it is worn by Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. Of her head wear, the newly elected…

Two different men, two different times. But their respective message on racial equality is the same. Here is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his famous “I Have a Dream” speech from 1963: In a sense we’ve come to our…

The time: 1930. The place: Dandi, India. The situation? Indians had grown weary, not to mention resentful, of British rule. Not unlike Americans in 1776 they were demanding their independence. A native Indian — a lawyer trained in London —…

Well, that didn’t take long. Not yet sworn in as Orrin Hatch’s successor as a Republican Senator from Utah, Romney is already virtue signaling to the Washington Swamp that yes, indeed, he is one of them. And you wonder why…

They come in all different disguises. * Protesters disrupting the Mexican restaurant meal of a Cabinet Secretary, forcing her to leave. * The owner of an innocent-sounding “Red Hen” restaurant in Lexington, Virginia boasting that she refused to serve the…

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