Special Report
Special Report
by | Feb 29, 2020

Utah, where 60 percent of the population belongs to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS), is considering the decriminalization of polygamy. The GOP-controlled Utah state Senate recently passed such a bill, unanimously. Is America ready for this?…

by | Feb 28, 2020

In 1981, Philadelphia Police Officer Danny Faulkner was murdered by Mumia Abu-Jamal.[1] A racially diverse jury convicted Jamal of first-degree murder and sentenced him to death. Since then, he has pursued endless appeals in state and federal courts. Although his…

by | Feb 26, 2020

Tuesday’s Democratic debate in Charleston was another evening of forgettable cross-talk and demagoguery. The Democrats still haven’t gotten their act together. They more or less piled on Bernie Sanders, but it wasn’t all that impressive. They failed to knock him…

by | Feb 25, 2020

President Trump has just received a hero’s welcome from the people of the Republic of India. And with Trump’s affinity for direct negotiation at the chief executive level, the colorful pageantry of dancers, camels, and Mahatma Gandhi’s spinning wheel accorded…

by | Feb 24, 2020

Three cheers for the Wall Street Journal. As reported here in the Washington Post and here in the New York Times, various WSJ reporters have protested a WSJ headline that editors attached to an op-ed by Walter Russell Mead, the…

by | Feb 22, 2020

When O. J. Simpson was arrested following his notorious slow-speed Bronco chase, a local television news reporter interviewed the late and legendary A. Charles “Chuck” Peruto Sr., the dean of Philadelphia’s criminal defense bar. After summarizing the overwhelming mountain of…

by | Feb 20, 2020

The attacks on Michael Bloomberg came early and often at Wednesday’s debate in Las Vegas, but none of them, of course, touched on his infamous “kill it” comment to a pregnant subordinate. No, the party of abortion at all stages…

by | Feb 15, 2020

“So mayor Pete is a Red Diaper baby! This explains a lot … ” So writes Charlie, a longtime reader of mine and of The American Spectator. Please note that Charlie didn’t call Pete a red, but a red-diaper baby….

by | Feb 12, 2020

What would you do if a preacher threatened a harmless 16-year-old girl because she was potty-mouthed? What began as a brutal — if virtual — dustup on social media between a French teenager with an aversion for religion in general…

by | Feb 11, 2020

It looks like the flaming torch Mark Galli tossed onto the evangelical brushpile with his anti-Trump editorial in Christianity Today last December hasn’t taken light. Oh, a few localized blazes did break out, and internet traffic in its aftermath broke…

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