Jimmy Carter Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Oct 16, 2022

I can remember the exact moment I became politically aware. It was on November 4, 1979, when a group of radical Islamic Iranians smashed into the United States Embassy and took 66 Americans hostage. Up to that time, as a…

by | Jul 31, 2022

In Virginia’s 2021 gubernatorial contest Democrat Terry McAuliffe based his campaign on the fiction that Republican Glenn Youngkin was a “Trump wannabe.” McAuliffe lost in a state Biden had carried by 10 points. Six months later, in the special election…

by | Jul 30, 2022

The Donald Trump administration’s Schedule F proposal to make it possible to discipline and fire “tens of thousands of federal employees” — and the former president’s recent threat to reestablish it if reelected — shocked political Washington. But the pro-bureaucracy…

by | Jul 24, 2022

Russian officials have announced a successful test of the Sarmat Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), which reportedly is an advanced version of the old Soviet SS-18 missile, capable of delivering up to 20 independently targeted nuclear warheads on targets. Those targets…

by | Jul 13, 2022

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released two reports Wednesday morning that confirm the fiscal incompetence of the Biden administration and its confederates on Capitol Hill. The BLS reported that the Consumer Price Index rose yet again in June: “Over the…

by | Jul 5, 2022

Washington — Breaking historic precedent has been for many years a specialty of the Democratic Party. It is always presented to the public by the media — the Democratic underground — as something that the Republicans are for some reason…

by | Jul 5, 2022

For many readers, the above title will conjure up memories of the 2008 housing crash caused by the proliferation of subprime mortgages and the subsequent tsunami of defaults. But a better corollary for the coming Biden bust is the Carter…

by | Jun 16, 2022

This is another in a series of articles about Watergate people and events, as the 50th anniversary of that scandal continues to unfold. In mulling over the Watergate scandal for the past 50 years, thinking about how it ruined so…

by | May 30, 2022

In the midst of the Cuban Missile Crisis when Soviet ships heading for Cuba stopped short of the U.S. blockade line, Secretary of State Dean Rusk remarked, “We’re eyeball to eyeball and I think the other fellow just blinked.” The…

by | May 15, 2022

When the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that inflation had risen at an annual rate of 8.3 percent in April, the White House and many news outlets made much of the minuscule decrease from the 8.5 percent rate reported for…

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