Who Ghostwrote the Times Op-Ed?


The American Spectator is taking the courageous step of publishing an anonymous essay. We have done so at the request of the author, a former ghostwriter and press secretary in Republican administrations whose identity is known to us and whose ability to have lunch in the Nation’s Capital would be jeopardized by its disclosure. The […]

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Three Food Pantries


A friend called and he sounded dejected. He had just done something he’d never done before — he went to a food pantry. My friend is on disability and lives in a subsidized studio apartment. He pays rent, and has the usual bills. But before his next check arrived, he ran out of money, then […]

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Throwing Away the Key in Burma


Editor’s Note: The identity of the author, an American, is anonymous (as are the identities of those he interviewed) because disclosing their names could compromise their safety in Burma. BANGKOK, Thailand — The time of reckoning for those who protested Burma’s high fuel prices in September 2007 came long ago, but only now are most […]

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