James M. Thunder Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Dec 5, 2017

I can’t be the only one who gets sick as they drive toward New York. No, not the noise, the crowds, the congestion, the traffic, the taller-than-tall buildings. No, it’s the signage! As I see the signs, from which I…

by | Feb 16, 2017

My purpose here is very narrow. In 2005, when Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was in private legal practice, he co-authored a paper published by the Washington Legal Foundation. (It is an organization, for whom I, too, have written.) This…

by | Feb 13, 2017

(*Sounding: noun, the act of measuring the depths or the heights.) Trump Opponents Say He Has No Mandate They cite the fact that he received 2.9 million fewer votes than Hillary Clinton. (All of the excess popular votes by Clinton…

by | Feb 10, 2017

(*Sounding: noun, the act of measuring the depths or the heights.) Would Obama Have Beaten Trump? Obama supported Hillary. “There has never been any man or woman more qualified for this office than Hillary Clinton.” (Charlotte, N.C., July 5, 2016.)…

by | Jan 27, 2017

If you look at the marchers today, you’ll see tens of thousands of young people. This intimidates the pro-abortion crowd because they have long thought that the idea of pro-life would die out over time, that pro-life people were adherents…

by | Jan 26, 2017

On Friday, January 13, 2017, Georgia Congressman John Lewis (D.-5th) told NBC News’ “Meet the Press” that Donald Trump would not be, in seven days, a “legitimate president.” The only reason he gave was alleged Russian hacking in the November…

by | Oct 3, 2013

Although this article is not only about Syria, I will begin with Syria. In his address to the Nation on Tuesday, September 10, concerning the August 21 chemical attack in Syria, President Obama singled out for special concern the hundreds…

by | Apr 22, 2013

You may remember having an adult reading to you, or you reading to a child, The Giving Tree (1964), written and illustrated by the late Shel Silverstein (1930-1999). This book was the subject of a sophisticated symposium in the January…

by | Jan 17, 2013

It would be interesting to know if I am wrong in my assumption that most Americans know the story of Helen Keller (1880-1968). My assumption would be wrong if you are reading her story here for the first time. While…

by | Jan 3, 2013

Before World War II, college football did not allow free substitution of players. So, players played on both defense and offense. During World War II, with the best players in the armed services, the football rules were altered to allow…

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