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by | Oct 11, 2022

The Biden administration’s excessive use of executive orders, regulatory rulemaking power, and lawfare against state governments and other “intermediary institutions”; its dictatorial pandemic decrees; and its ongoing efforts to delegitimize the Republican Party as an organization of dangerous neo-fascists, lawless…

by | Oct 11, 2022

It’s not easy being a drama critic for the New York Times because you have so much heavy ideological baggage to carry with you every time you go to the theater. You can’t just take in a play and try…

by | Aug 24, 2022

Woke liberalism is drenched in hypocritical sanctimony. It condemns past evils while perpetuating present ones. Progressives responsible for a shameless culture of abortion and other grave evils are in no position to judge admired historical figures such as America’s Founding…

by | Aug 11, 2022

I had taken a long turn away from reading American history when I first became acquainted with David McCullough. From my senior year in college onwards, I have spent most of my reading time immersed in the immense literature of…

by | Jul 21, 2022

Longtime American Spectator contributor Neal B. Freeman was honored by the Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday for “advancing American values.” In accepting the award at the annual dinner in Nassau County, Florida, Freeman made these remarks. I am delighted…

by | Jul 3, 2022

I remember one of my first public debates with a liberal. It was 1989. I was editor of the editorial page in my campus newspaper, The Pitt News, which was published Monday through Thursday, with a huge print circulation of…

by | Jun 20, 2022

Clocking in at 72 verses, Psalm 78 is one of the longest in the Jewish and Christian Psalters. At great length, it recalls the story of the Hebrew nation, focusing especially on the special, covenantal relationship between the Jewish people…

by | Jun 11, 2022

The Religious Right has left. So says National Review fellow Nate Hochman, penning a long essay in the New York Times on the declining clout of religious conservatives. The New Right that continues to gain ground within the Republican Party…

by | Apr 30, 2022

To hear secularists talk about the First Amendment, one would think the Founding Fathers had established it to prevent Americans from any exposure to religion, as if George Washington and company had drawn the Constitution up not for Christians but…

by | Nov 27, 2021

I spend a great deal of time on the road, which I like to take advantage of by listening to some well-chosen podcasts as well as music, news, and political commentary. One person whom I listen to frequently is the…

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