James Thunder, Author at The American Spectator
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James Thunder is a D.C. attorney.
by | May 10, 2020

In reviewing the circumstances of the shutdown of the country’s colleges and universities 50 years ago this month and today’s…

by | Mar 17, 2020

In the Sunday night Democratic debate with Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden committed to selecting people for jobs on the basis…

by | Oct 14, 2019

The District of Columbia and other jurisdictions have passed laws to rename Columbus Day Indigenous Peoples’ Day (or Native Americans’…

by | Aug 2, 2019

The Associated Press, the Washington Post, the Charlotte Observer, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and undoubtedly other media outlets carried reports of President…

by | Jul 16, 2019

We live in dumb times. —Tammy Bruce, Tucker Carlson, June 11, 2019   Chris Wallace: In June 2011, Chris Wallace…

by | Apr 14, 2019

Father Wilson D. (“Bill”) Miscamble has authored a 400-page biography, American Priest: The Ambitious Life And Conflicted Legacy of Notre…

by | Jan 26, 2019

There is a church in Rome called the Church of Domine Quo Vadis (Latin for “Lord, where are You going?”)….

by | Jan 21, 2019

On January 30, 2018, President Trump delivered a State of the Union message that was extremely well received by the…

by | Dec 19, 2018

I could not let this year pass without remarking that 2018 marks the 90th anniversary of the publication of a short…

by | Dec 3, 2018

If you search the Internet for “reading aloud to children,” you’ll see a number of results describing the huge benefits to children. If you search the Internet for “reading poetry to children,” you’ll find more such results. It’s too bad the results don’t describe the benefit of bonding between adult and child. My children often, and gratefully, remind me of the times I would read to them, including J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan. For my own part, before I could read, I vividly remember seeing, and hearing the caption for the illustration for, such events as Lot’s wife turning into a pillar of salt, the serpents biting the Hebrews in the wilderness, Elijah in flight in a chariot of fire, and Absalom’s hair fatally entangled in a tree.

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