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John Jiang
John Jiang
John Jiang is a college junior and alumnus of The American Spectator’s Young Writers Program.
by | Jul 31, 2019

A series of new polls, released in time for the upcoming second Democratic presidential debates last night and tonight, show former vice president Joe Biden regaining his commanding lead over the rest of the field.  Polls taken this week by…

by | Jul 30, 2019

Kamala Harris, the emptiest suit in the Democratic primary, embarrassed herself again last Friday with a speedy reversal fit for the textbooks. Pressed by Meghan McCain to clarify her stance on unauthorized border crossings on The View, Harris asserted that…

by | Jul 25, 2019

There is no shortage of prodigal people in the world. They chain themselves to expensive habits or addictions, pursue short-term pleasures and conveniences, are wasteful with other people’s money, and increase their spending when their incomes decline. Their sins are…

by | Jul 22, 2019

The Bernie Sanders campaign recently announced that it would be raising its salaries staffers’ effective pay to $15 an hour by shortening their workdays. This comes on the heels of reports that middling salaries and 60-hour weeks mean that Bernie…

by | Jul 19, 2019

How much would “Medicare for All” cost? Up to $40 trillion over ten years after implementation, estimates Bernie Sanders, its truest believer. That number has nearly doubled since he ran for president three years and has plenty of room to…

by | Jul 12, 2019

SunTrust, a bank holding company centered in the southeastern U.S., announced on Monday that it will terminate its business relationship with CoreCivic, a leading American private prison and detention center company. The announcement was accompanied by a statement claiming that…

by | Jul 11, 2019

A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies challenges the notion, popular in Washington and among pro-immigration activists, that large-scale immigration is useful for offsetting America’s aging society.  The study finds that the popular image of immigrants as young…

by | Jul 2, 2019

Sneakerheads woke up this morning to the news that the corporate war on America’s social ills has claimed a new victim: flag-emblazoned shoes.  The Wall Street Journal reports that Nike has pulled sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July….

by | Jul 2, 2019

Donald Trump surprised the world on Sunday when he arrived on the Korean peninsula for a meeting with Kim Jong-un, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea. The 45-minute meeting ended with a promise to…

by | Jun 30, 2019

The Russian guided missile frigate Admiral Gorshkov arrived in Cuba with a small group of support vessels early last week as relations between the U.S. and Russia reached their lowest point in decades. The Associated Press reported that the military…

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