John R. Guardiano Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Aug 21, 2013

Back in 2005, when George W. Bush was president, I was covering a Memorial Day ceremony in Washington for the American Forces Press Service. Bush was the featured speaker; and I noticed that the young man sitting next to me…

by | May 9, 2013

The liberal Democrat political media complex purports to believe that the GOP is “playing politics with Benghazi.” But in truth, Benghazi was politicized by President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton during the 2012 election, when, as we now know,…

by | Jan 22, 2013

Most great and memorable inaugural addresses are imbued with a spirit of charity and magnanimity. There is a clear sense that the president is speaking not for one political party or faction, but rather for the nation as a whole….

by | Jan 14, 2013

Is Chuck Hagel “out of the mainstream”? That seems to be the crucial question surrounding Hagel’s nomination as Defense Secretary. Predictably, Bill Kristol says “yes” and Pat Buchanan says “no.” And as a result, Kristol seriously opposes Hagel’s nomination, while…

by | Jan 11, 2013

Washington Post sports columnist Thomas Boswell has written a superb piece that compares how the Washington Nationals and the Washington Redskins have handled Stephen Strasburg and Robert Griffin III, respectively. Strasburg and Griffin are both in their early twenties, phenomenal…

by | Jan 8, 2013

With Commissioner Roger Goodell at the helm, the National Football League has made a concerted effort to protect players from concussions and other debilitating injuries. Thus there have been rule changes that penalize head-first hits. And this year, the NFL…

by | Dec 7, 2009

President Obama’s speech on his new path forward in Afghanistan has drawn fire from both the Left and the Right, and here’s why: The Left fears that Obama has “escalated the war” indeterminably; the Right fears that he has planned…

by | Dec 2, 2009

Last night, President Obama delivered an historic speech to the nation and to the world on his plans for Afghanistan. Here, in sum, is what the president said: I really don’t want to be commander-in-chief, but I’ll do it if…

by | Nov 13, 2009

As the Ft. Hood massacre and military “diversity” talk clearly shows, ours is a tale of two militaries. One military is battle hardened and forward deployed; the other is soft, bureaucratic and backward. One military champions Theodore Roosevelt’s “manly virtues”;…

by | Oct 13, 2009

The Left has opened up a new front in its ongoing efforts to censor conservative voices and to ban conservative political thought from polite society. Their latest target: Rush Limbaugh, who is now being viciously smeared as a black-hating racist….

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