Gov. Ralph Northam Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Sep 5, 2022

Give Gov. Glenn Youngkin credit for having fired the first shot of sanity back at the lunacy that is the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and its decision to ban gas-powered vehicles within 15 years. Youngkin, elected last year as…

by and | Sep 30, 2020

President Trump said it directly in his Newport News rally on September 15: the Trump campaign is going to make a “heavy play” for Virginia. He’s right to do so. Virginia represents a real under-the-radar pickup opportunity for his campaign….

by | May 5, 2020

Attorney General William Barr’s Justice Department has been a consistent advocate of religious freedom throughout the coronavirus lockdown. In its latest move, it is signaling that governors likely never had the authority to restrict church gatherings. Officials on Sunday filed…

by | Apr 15, 2020

On Easter Sunday my wife and I took a long and probably illegal drive through rural Virginia, where we saw many people practicing a pious form of social distancing. Christians. Pastors in parking lots and fields, preaching through bullhorns and…

by | Jan 22, 2020

On Monday, as it has done every year since 2002, the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) conducted a pro–Second Amendment rally in Richmond’s Capitol Square. With the governor’s office and General Assembly now controlled by the Democrat Party, the demonstration…

by | Jan 20, 2020

Richmond, Virginia The streets near the State Capitol were already packed with thousands of gun-toting protestors by 7:00 a.m. on Monday, and tens of thousands more showed up as the day progressed. At first glance, the scene appeared tense. State…

by | Jan 13, 2020

Calling the state Legislature into session last Wednesday, Gov. Ralph Northam could not have been more elated. His Democrats have taken over the state Legislature and are giddily preparing to exercise every ounce of their newfound powers. Northam’s expansive legislative…

by | Dec 30, 2019

During a recent CNN interview, New Yorker editor David Remnick expressed consternation with the public’s refusal to accept at face value what the news media report about President Trump. Our intransigence, it seems, is a source of considerable frustration for…

by | Jun 4, 2018

Last week, Virginia’s general assembly voted to expand Medicaid under the auspices of Obamacare. The commonwealth’s legislators had wisely resisted doing so for years, but four GOP state senators broke ranks to vote for this bill in exchange for a…

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