Melissa Mackenzie

Melissa Mackenzie is managing editor of The American Spectator.  She works and lives in Houston, Texas with her two sons, one daughter, and one dog.

Bill Nye the Queer Guy

 

There are a million reasons Donald Trump won, but surely, displays like this contribute to the American resistance to the absurd and insane: I know it’s a cliche now but my god, this is why Trump won. pic.twitter.com/xT8co3YZu1 — Jason C. (@CounterMoonbat) April 24, 2017 There’s another tweet going around about the Antifa (Anti-Fascist Fascists […]

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More Parents Exploiting “Transgender” Children

 

Watch this viral video below. There are currently over 3 million views. That’s more than 3 million people who’ve seen these young children being “affirmed” by their parents for being transgender…at this moment. Why would parents do this to their children? Children change their minds. Adults change their minds. More than that, these children have […]

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Chelsea Clinton, Superstar and Also Every Woman

 

Chelsea Clinton has a Variety article. [I refuse to link and reward these guttersnipes.] The media–Politico, The Hill, the New York Times–wants you to know that Chelsea Clinton is wonderful, award-worthy, even. Michelle Malkin has more to say about that. Why are these publications doing this? Yes, Chelsea has a great P.R. team but unless […]

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Why ‘Moonshine’? Kevin Kosar Explains

 

The American Spectator’s Great American Saloons & Spirits columnist Kevin Kosar just published a book about Moonshine for the Edible Series. For spirits aficionados, history buffs, cooks, and fans of great writing, it’s a must buy. In fact, this book should be on everyone’s Father’s Day gift list. You can buy it here. Kevin’s book […]

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Admit It: Donald Trump Is Exceeding Your Expectations

 

If one believes the feverish Evan McMullin’s Twitter feed as God’s own truth, Donald Trump is Vlad Putin’s foot soldier and an evil, evil, EVIL man about to ruin the world, the country, and rend the fabric of nature itself. That may yet happen. In the meantime, there are whispers in polite society that President Donald J. […]

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Alex Jones is a Darn Good Actor

 

Conspiracy nut Alex Jones (who was disturbingly often right this last election season) plays a colorful role says his divorce attorney. According to his ex-wife, Alex Jones plays Alex Jones: At a recent pretrial hearing, attorney Randall Wilhite told state District Judge Orlinda Naranjo that using his client Alex Jones’ on-air Infowars persona to evaluate […]

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MOAB Strike in Afghanistan

 

Surprise! The whole world is seeing a new kind of America. Some folks will be happy. Some, and certainly those on the receiving end of 21,000 pounds of bomb, will not. M.O.A.B.’s or Massive Ordinance Air Blast aka Mother of All Bombs is the biggest non-nuclear bomb in the United States arsenal. It was dropped […]

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The Bannon v. Kushner Brouhaha

 

A couple points about this stupid, public, media-fueled feud by two people who should know better and are undermining their boss and father-in-law in the name of power: Kushner shouldn’t have the role (even if I like some of his views) because one should never hire someone who can’t be fired. Bannon doesn’t need a seat […]

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United Airlines and Hating the Customer

 

Police officers dragged a doctor off a plane because United overbooked a flight and needed to get a flight crew to another city. No one wanted to give up their seats, even for $800, so United just grabbed a random guy and physically removed him–pulling him up the aisle to the horror of other passengers. […]

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Trump Bombs Syria: Talking Heads Shocked and Awed

 

President Trump okayed sending 59 Tomahawk missiles into Syria and destroyed a Syrian airfield tonight in response to Bashar Al Assad’s use of Sarin gas against his own people. Reaction to the strike is decidedly mixed. Trump foes are flummoxed. Trump loyalists are angry. Leftists are saying two things: that they support the action but would feel […]

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