H.L. Mencken Archives | The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Feb 2, 2021

Every now and then insight strikes like a bolt from the blue, and suddenly everything is clear. That’s how it…

by | Jan 30, 2020

When the United Kingdom exits the European Union late on Friday, Brexit will be hailed as a victory for British…

by | Apr 17, 2019

Every now and then, I do something “risky” and illegal, to remind myself what it was like when we were…

by | Mar 8, 2019

Do blame me, I’m from Massachusetts. The commonwealth ranks as the most intolerant state in the U.S. Don’t blame me…

by | Apr 5, 2018

Sacramento As civilization “grows more maudlin and hysterical” it tends “to degenerate into a mere combat of crazes,” argued H.L….

by | Aug 1, 2017

A writer friend and I were email rapping on the current state of journalism, and the general worthlessness of j-school…

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