Authors
Melissa Mackenzie
Melissa Mackenzie
Melissa Mackenzie is Publisher of The American Spectator. Melissa commentates for the BBC and has appeared on Fox. Her work has been featured at The Guardian, PJ Media, and was a front page contributor to RedState. Melissa commutes from Houston, Texas to Alexandria, VA. She lives in Houston with her two sons, one daughter, and a Ragdoll cat. You can follow Ms. Mackenzie on Twitter: @MelissaTweets.
by | Sep 9, 2019

If Hillary Clinton has a political daughter, she’s Kamala Harris. Smart enough intellectually, both women bumble politically and often look like what they are — expedient, power-hungry vipers intent on ruling their lessers at all costs. So it was this…

by | Aug 30, 2019

A Parisian shrug at the dalliances of the rich and powerful marks one as sophisticated. An affair carried out with the insouciance of Ilhan Omar and her lover Tim Mynett demonstrates the shameless embrace of not only the protagonists of…

by | Aug 21, 2019

Why do socialists believe a bigger government is a boon? Big government socialist types love the government. To hear them tell it, government employees are sainted experts motivated by a divine desire to serve their fellow Americans. Brilliant, hard-working, kind,…

by | Aug 15, 2019

Please. Of all the arguments that don’t hold water, scant resources for prison guards to tend to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is the worst. First, there were prison guards. They were just asleep, if they are to be believed. Second, when there’s…

by | Aug 11, 2019

While the wicked witches of the western media fly around in the murderous whirlwind of their own creation, taking time to slow down and consider who gets blown away in the madness might be useful. Everyone is susceptible. Americans can…

by | Aug 5, 2019

In a better world, the names of the El Paso and Dayton shooters wouldn’t be known. The evidence would be gathered. The killer who lived would be tried this week, hanged the next with only the families of the victims…

by | Jul 14, 2019

Why does California suffer such a scourge of homelessness and poverty? Why do Californians allow it to go on? Where is the outrage that their fellow citizens are living in filth and squalor, being stripped of their human dignity while…

by | Jun 28, 2019

Hola amigos! It’s night two of the first Democrat debate, and it was feistier. Short summation: No Spanglish, no sleepy socialists. Nay, during this debate the redistributionists were out, proud, and loud. Let’s list the goodies everyone is giving away:…

by | Jun 27, 2019

Can we all agree that having ten people on a stage mad mugging each other for using Spanglish is boring? The only heartening outcome during the Democrat presidential primary debate hosted exclusively by NBC? Their embarrassing tech difficulties. Someone on…

by | Jun 25, 2019

Two big tech stories broke today. One indicts Google. One indicts Amazon. Both stories paint pictures of disinterested behemoths rampaging over truth and decency in the pursuit of the almighty dollar and twisted ideological ends. Their callous disregard for their…

Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register