by | Mar 13, 2020

Here is the Fox News headline: Conservative lawmakers, commentators labeled ‘racist’ for calling COVID-19 ‘Chinese’ or ‘Wuhan’ virus The story begins, Chinese officials are pushing back on the expression “Wuhan coronavirus” — saying the name used frequently by American conservative…

by | Mar 13, 2020

I was in the car with my daughter on Sunday listening to SiriusXM Radio when I caught an ad for a new Johnny Carson Channel. I jumped at the dial to find it. “I’ve heard of him,” said my curious…

by | Mar 11, 2020

Washington The forces of militant ignorance are in motion again. They are marching with Crazy Bernie Sanders and his spendthrift wife. They are marching with Congressgirl Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the former bartendress. They are rousing the drowsy forces of the Occupy…

by | Mar 11, 2020

If Hyphen Cortez is correct, you will never read this because the world will have ended before the annual American Spectator gala. Either the glaciers of Greenland will have melted and ruined the reams of pulp on which this essay is…

by | Feb 27, 2020

The Democrats’ nomination saga has been pathetic. You may have detected a pattern developing over the many months. In the beginning there were more Democrat presidential candidates than anyone could keep track of. You couldn’t tell the players without a…

by | Feb 14, 2020

Bernie Sanders is making a lot of Democrats nervous. Every day brings fresh warnings about the perils of pitting a soft socialist palooka like Sanders against a battle-scarred capitalist brawler like the president. Veteran pugilists like James Carville know Sanders…

by | Feb 12, 2020

Washington What political party does the Democratic Party put you in mind of? Their leader until they settle on a presidential candidate is the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. She is 80 years of age and consults…

by | Feb 11, 2020

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cannot stand it. She wants blacks back on that liberal plantation — now. The Washington Times reported the story this way: AOC rips Rush Limbaugh as ‘virulent racist’: ‘Truly nauseating’ he was awarded Medal of Freedom The…

by | Feb 10, 2020

It was not Colin Kaepernick and his knee alone that drove me from the NFL. Rather, as I have written on these pages going back to September 2017, I awaited the league’s response to that useless ingrate’s treachery. One rogue…

by | Feb 7, 2020

The signs are everywhere, clearly recognizable in the wake of the collapse of the impeachment witch hunt. • The Democrat serving as speaker of the House stands behind the president of the United States at a State of the Union…

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