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John H. Fund
John H. Fund is a senior editor of The American Spectator and author of the Stealing Elections (Encounter Books).
by | Sep 3, 2014

  The merger of U.S. hamburger giant Burger King with Tim Horton’s, Canada’s favorite coffee shop, will create the world’s third largest “fast food” company with a total of 18,000 restaurants in over 100 countries. It is also a piercing…

by | Nov 24, 2012

WE MAY BE ON THE BRINK of repeating the 2000 Florida election debacle—but this time in several states, with allegations of voter fraud and manipulation of voting machines added to the generalized chaos that sent the Bush-Gore race into overtime….

by | Jul 11, 2012

THE LATEST UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS show the economic recovery stalling. But as weak as the national economy is, it’s nothing compared to the condition of some states whose policies are guaranteed to scare away jobs and investment. Call it the European…

by | Jun 2, 2012

In the dystopian blockbuster movie The Hunger Games, a restless and resentful population in the nation of Panem is controlled by the wealthy and powerful who reside in the fortress city of Capitol. Is that all that different from today’s…

by | May 4, 2012

More Americans approve of polygamy than of Congress. A February CBS News/New York Times poll found just 10 percent of respondents approved of Congress’s job performance. A recent poll from the same source found 11 percent of respondents thought polygamy…

by | Apr 20, 2012

Too often the term “human rights” has been misused or cheapened. Take the UN Human Rights Council, which has become a standing joke because so many of its 47 member countries kill or torture their opponents. Indeed, the latest candidate…

by | Feb 17, 2012

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hispanic voters will play a key role in determining if President Obama wins reelection. In 2008, he was able to take the Democratic share of the Hispanic vote to 67 percent, up ten points from what…

by | Dec 10, 2011

Remember ACORN? Well, the original left-wing “community organizing” group may be back in a new guise as a key behind-the-scenes ally of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement. ACORN, the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now, fell on hard…

by | Nov 5, 2011

HOWARD BEACH, N.Y. — The victory of Republican Bob Turner in a solidly New York City congressional district represented the worst possible nightmare for Democrats. All of their ads attacking Turner as someone who would ravage Social Security and Medicare…

by | Oct 8, 2011

In 2006, country music singer and satirist Kinky Friedman was in such a snit at losing his independent candidacy for Texas governor (he won 12 percent) to Rick Perry that he refused to concede. “When I die, I am to…

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