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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 | 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…

by | May 29, 2019

What does a politician do to reassert relevance in a time of universal scorn? Call a press conference! Robert Mueller, as is the usual course for weasels, wants to have it both ways: Trump cleared of colluding with Russians, appealing…

by | May 22, 2019

When all men get painted as the enemy, it shouldn’t surprise women that all men hear the message and act accordingly. Like many a swinging pendulum, it seems the #MeToo swing has over swung. The wrecking ball is turning out…

by | May 16, 2019

Hillary Clinton spun the Russia collusion story upon her loss. Heck, she was blabbing about Russia in the last debate with candidate Donald Trump in October of 2016. Hillary Clinton employed Glenn Simpson’s Fusion GPS: In an interview with NBC…

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