by | Feb 20, 2020

Former President Obama took to Twitter Monday for the purpose of celebrating the 11th anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). It seemed an odd time to celebrate an $830 billion “stimulus” bill that is universally…

by | Jan 31, 2020

The impeachment trial of Donald Trump is little more than a show trial, a ruling class railroading that bears no relationship to reality. Given the trifle under examination, one can only laugh at the gravity of the Democrats’ rhetoric. It…

by | Jan 31, 2020

Rep. Adam Schiff said that if Barack Obama encouraged a foreign power to investigate a political opponent, then the last president would have committed an impeachable offense. “Under no circumstances do you go outside of your own legitimate law enforcement…

by | Jan 16, 2020

As the reelection of Donald Trump becomes increasingly likely, the Never Trumpers on the political right have found new favorite outdoor sports: cherry-picking and goal-post shifting. The latest practitioner is National Review’s Kevin Williamson. Before I go any further, I…

by | Dec 18, 2019

I cannot believe that the moderate Democrats from Trump districts are voting for impeachment. I am dumbstruck. You mean, they lied? To us? But how can that be? Since when do Democrat candidates for Congress in moderate districts vote with…

by | Dec 13, 2019

President Donald Trump added a radical twist to the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony last Friday by invoking the divinity of Jesus Christ. You would think revering the season’s central figure would be expected, but you’d be wrong. Although…

by | Nov 30, 2019

By now, many Americans believe (or are at least familiar with) the narrative of the corporate media and the cultural left elite regarding “election interference” in the United States. Their account goes something like this: through gerrymandering and purging the…

by | Jul 11, 2019

When you give someone welfare handouts and food stamps, you help him or her until the cash soon runs out. But when you create conditions that enable such people to obtain employment and to work gainfully, you help them and…

by | Mar 28, 2019

Andrew McCarthy is right. Again. He’s been right throughout the Mueller investigative process. He’s right now. (I suggest that he play the audio version of these sentences now available on all The American Spectator articles — see the sidebar.) Specifically,…

by | Jan 18, 2019

Failed presidential hopeful David French sees nothing wrong with the American federal police force, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, investigating their commanding officer because he possesses policies they don’t like. It’s absolutely fine, according to French and other Never Trump…

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