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by | Apr 3, 2021

I lost my first friend during my early 20s while I was in school. He was a youngish, politically active professor at a community college I attended while living in Florida’s panhandle. It was an interesting time: the state was…

by | Mar 14, 2021

The boxing world is saddened to learn of the too-early death of former middleweight champion Marvelous Marvin Hagler. Hagler’s wife, Kay, announced that the champ died unexpectedly Saturday in their home in New Hampshire. He was 66. No cause of…

by | Mar 7, 2021

Tom Bethell was an editor’s dream. He owned the patent on clean, engaging, delightful copy. Tom, British-born and educated, became our Washington correspondent in 1976, writing the Capitol Ideas column for the next four decades or so, never missing an…

by | Dec 20, 2020

“I’ll be home for Christmas, you can plan on me.” So crooned Bing Crosby in December 1943. The song was a lament for countless boys fighting abroad in World War II, longing to be home for Christmas. By Christmas 1945,…

by | Sep 28, 2012

Editor’s Note: American Spectator writer Aram Bakshian Jr. died on Wednesday. He contributed to the magazine for nearly 50 years.  “Beer,” the venerable Nürnberger confided to me with a discreet belch, “has one distinct advantage over sex; when you finally…

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