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by | May 3, 2021

A basic tactic of political propaganda is to brand your opponents as dishonest or stupid. No one trusts a known…

by | May 3, 2021

In an 1816 letter to his friend Charles Yancey, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “The functionaries of every government have propensities to…

by | Apr 7, 2021

Churchill & Son Josh Ireland (Dutton, 464 pages, $34) Despite an inauspicious beginning, Churchill & Son is a thoughtful study…

by | Mar 17, 2021

Washington I was right. I have been right for over 50 years. Through those at times lonely years, I have…

by | Nov 29, 2020

Those of us who have attended law school spent a full academic year taking an Evidence course. We discovered, to…

by | Oct 26, 2020

Travel writing. It’s all about traveling, right? COVID-19 has closed borders and restricted access, forcing the industry to concentrate on…

by | Oct 10, 2020

Hardly any journalists get scoops anymore because almost everybody already knows everything. A couple of afternoons ago, in the fruit…

by | Dec 24, 2019

There is nothing the least controversial about Clint Eastwood’s terrific Richard Jewell, except to the politically corrected mind. Like another…

by | Nov 12, 2019

Ben Stein received the John Von Kannon Service to the Cause Award at The American Spectator’s 52nd annual Robert L. Bartley…

by | Sep 7, 2019

Sitting down to write, I ask myself: Am I being fair? Is it according to Hoyle, kosher, and on the…

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