by | Oct 31, 2019

This past weekend, I attended a wine club pick-up party — those customer appreciation events where wine enthusiasts collect their latest shipment and vintners express how much they value their most ardent patrons. These gatherings are often held in tasting…

by | Sep 14, 2019

My seven-year-old son, Peter, is a bit mischievous — and this means he occasionally finds himself in trouble at the private Christian school he attends. Second grade started a few weeks ago, and I wanted to provide him with an…

by | Aug 16, 2019

In 1993’s Falling Down, Michael Douglas plays a Department of Defense engineer who rampages across Los Angeles after he’s laid off. When a cop finally catches him, he stammers, “I’m the bad guy? How did that happen? I did everything…

by | Aug 10, 2019

He might not eagerly admit it, but the distinguished George Will has a long, storied history with this venerable publication — dating back to before it was The American Spectator. In fact, dating back to its founding days in humble…

by | Jul 17, 2019

In a recent speech at the first annual National Conservatism Conference, internet pioneer Peter Thiel said he worries about possible high-level infiltration of companies like Google by the Chinese. Given the fact that the importance of artificial intelligence will be comparable to…

by | Jan 15, 2019

Washington On Friday Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative journalist and writer, released a noble statement to the public. Its final words were: “I leave this life with no regrets. It was a wonderful life — full and complete with…

by | Dec 12, 2018

Washington Now that America has had its holiday from politics, we can get back to poking one another in the eye. Slipping each other a mickey, and otherwise breaking the rules of decorum for the ladies and gentlemen of public…

by | Nov 20, 2018

Maybe you do not need another reason to be thankful, but here’s one that you may not have considered — you’re a conservative. (If you’re not, my condolences.) There are numerous blessings that result from conservatism. For example, being a…

by | Oct 23, 2018

Nebraska’s Republican Senator Ben Sasse has a new book out. The book, is titled Them: Why We Hate Each Other — and How to Heal. I should note at the beginning that the Senator has a cordial relationship with the…

by | Sep 20, 2018

Politics, we’re sometimes told is a war of ideas. Unfortunately, those ideas, at least on one side of the aisle, seem to be that Brett Kavanaugh is a rapist and Donald Trump is a spy for the Kremlin. Instead of…

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