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by | Nov 25, 2022

Dear Grandfather, up there in Heaven: The last time I saw you was in 1993 and, seeing as we liked to write to each other, I have decided to send some words your way today. You survived the Spanish Civil…

by | Nov 12, 2022

So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being. — Franz Kafka I started volunteering at a soup kitchen a few years before the pandemic. The program that I volunteered for…

by and | Nov 9, 2022

In this episode of The Spectacle, Melissa Mackenzie and Scott McKay discuss Democrats’ pleas for pandemic amnesty, including Atlantic writer Emily Oster’s article titled “Let’s Declare a Pandemic Amnesty” MELISSA MACKENZIE: The chick who wrote it wants COVID amnesty. And,…

by | Aug 11, 2022

Well, this monkeypox thing is certainly taking its share of twists and turns. There are some “nobody knows” that have even someone like me who’s been writing on epidemics for over 35 years scratching under my armpits. I could also…

by | Aug 2, 2022

“The Math Checks Out,” editorial cartoon by Patrick Cross for The American Spectator, August 2, 2022.

by | Jul 30, 2022

The U.S. is nearing the fourth year of the post-COVID-19 world. While the coronavirus remains a pandemic, its evolution into endemic status is within sight and some degree of normalcy has returned to daily life in most places. While it…

by | Jun 21, 2022

Washington — Some years ago as the pandemic was making its first stirrings, I heard from assorted pundits across the fruited plain that America was going to be changed forever. We would never get back to pre-pandemic normalcy. We would…

by | Jan 7, 2022

I have very brave friends. One is a diver and feeds sharks in the aquarium. Another one bungee jumps from bridges. And another, the craziest, runs a WhatsApp group for parents at school. I recently wrote to him to see…

by | Jan 4, 2022

Right. This is exactly what happens when you leave everything in the hands of Papa State. You discover that he is a lousy father. If he were flesh and blood, he would be the typical father who gives his baby…

by | Dec 18, 2021

In August, Harvard named Greg Epstein, an atheist, to serve as its chaplain. Epstein described his unusual appointment as a sign of the times. “There is a rising group of people who no longer identify with any religious tradition,” he…

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