Ross Kaminsky, Author at The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
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by | Nov 13, 2022

First, something of a mea culpa. In a recent note on these pages, I expressed my opinion that voters would focus on issues like the economy and crime rather than on “threats to democracy.” While it’s true that many more…

by | Nov 6, 2022

During the few moments of the day during which Democrats are not rending garments about abortion’s recent defederalization, they’re bemoaning existential “threats to democracy.” If we elect Republicans, we’re told, we’ll imminently follow Rome, Carthage, and the Mississippians onto the…

by | Mar 15, 2022

Longtime political consultant Doug Schoen and his Democratic pollster business partner Carly Cooperman released new polling showing that “the electorate is increasingly pessimistic about the direction in which President Biden and Democrats are steering the country and feel that the party’s priorities…

by | Nov 20, 2021

President Joe Biden is “angry and concerned” about Friday’s “not guilty” verdicts on all counts against Kyle Rittenhouse — the then 17-year old who, acting in self-defense (according to the jury’s evidence-based conclusion), killed two men and injured a third…

by | Nov 9, 2021

Some very ugly numbers for Democrats are, like our current inflation problems, probably not “transitory.” Given that President Joe Biden, as muddled as his thoughts are, must know the numbers, why does he persist in pushing his “transformational” agenda when…

by | May 18, 2021

Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What it Doesn’t, and Why it Matters Dr. Steven Koonin (BenBella Books, 240 pages, $25) If politicians’ positions on public policy were guided by knowledge and honesty, the entire “national conversation” and congressional debate…

by | Apr 25, 2021

My father-in-law, Bob Baillie, a wonderful man and maybe the best storyteller I ever knew — in a way that only an Aussie could be — was not one of the lucky few. It started with “dry mouth” and an…

by | Mar 25, 2021

Even in a country full of politicians, activists, and pundits who mislead and obfuscate, few public policy conversations come with more heat and less light than those surrounding “gun control.” Unsurprisingly, this is especially true during the emotion and trauma…

by | Jan 11, 2021

One of the things that bothered me most about the Obama presidency was the hero-worship of him by the left and, if you will pardon the redundancy, the media. Actually, hero-worship isn’t quite strong enough. After all, magazines printed images…

by | Dec 2, 2020

When I walk into my local supermarket, I see products from big companies like Kellogg’s and Campbell’s, from smaller companies like Dave’s Killer Bread and Edward & Sons, and occasionally from local companies just getting started in the business of…

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