Mark G. Michaelsen, Author at The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Mark G. Michaelsen
Mark G. Michaelsen writes frequently about public affairs.
by | Oct 19, 2009

Detroit has seen better days. There is a shortage of auto sales, jobs and public money but there is no…

by | Apr 8, 2008

Just when one thought nobody could be as foolish as former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, two sex scandals in…

by | Mar 21, 2008

If a Democrat is elected President of the United States, former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman, a Democrat, might be pardoned….

by | Nov 9, 2007

High school and college football is a religion in Alabama. There are only two seasons: football season and talking about…

by | Aug 21, 2007

Last Thursday, a fire at the aging Chevron refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi, temporarily sidelined one of the 10 largest oil…

by | Jun 26, 2007

In the mountainous region of Laos, the Hmong people were American allies during the Vietnam War. They rescued downed American…

by | Jun 13, 2007

Among gritty industrial cities along the Great Lakes, Milwaukee has always been something of an oddity. European immigrants who came…

by | Nov 28, 2006

It is easy for the media to still focus on the national Democratic tsunami that swept away the Republican majorities…

by | Jul 13, 2006

Give the jurors in Montgomery, Alabama, credit for endurance. This wasn’t an FBI sting or about cash in the freezer….

by | May 24, 2006

When we last examined Alabama’s criminal justice system (here and here), several public officials had been indicted for allegedly misusing…

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