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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 | Jan 7, 2020

“I have not always been a virtuous man,” Joaquin Phoenix confessed during his Golden Globe acceptance speech for his starring role in the Joker movie. “I’m learning so much,” Phoenix continued, “so many of you in this room have given…

by | Dec 19, 2019

Still President.         P.S. Nancy’s now holding things up. Is this a joke? Democrats impeach the President without alleging a single crime, with a bipartisan coalition voting AGAINST, and now don’t have the guts to actually try…

by | Dec 18, 2019

There will be many lies told today. For posterity, here is the letter from the president to Nancy Pelosi. Read this in full. It is the president’s own words. A note: When Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, I…

by | Dec 12, 2019

Inexplicable. THIS is the only 25 seconds you need to see. It’s “INEXPLICABLE.” pic.twitter.com/YE2wUaiCKU — thebradfordfile™ (@thebradfordfile) December 11, 2019 Inspector General Michael Horowitz appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee to talk about the report he released last Friday. Horowitz…

by | Nov 25, 2019

Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit fame says about climate change, “I’ll believe it’s a crisis when the people who tell me it’s a crisis start acting like it’s a crisis.” He means, of course, that when all those lecturing Americans about…

by | Nov 21, 2019

Your fearless debate correspondent here, to tell you that once again, you missed nothing. And by nothing, I mean an empty, cavernous, negative space of dark matter where all intelligence, vitality, and humanity gets sucked into an endless void. You…

by | Oct 16, 2019

My goodness, these people are boring. What a snoozefest. What was most interesting, though, is what wasn’t talked about. No Biden corruption. No China. No answer from Elizabeth Warren, the ostensible front-runner, about where the money comes from for her…

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,…

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