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by | Dec 3, 2022

Nick Lindquist, a conservative freelance writer, has a piece in Law & Liberty in which he essentially blames Richard Nixon for China’s rise. Provocatively titled “Nixon’s New Red Century,” the article claims that Nixon hoped to bring China “onto the…

by | Nov 20, 2022

The election of November 2022 was the 50th anniversary of something that went unnoticed and unremarked upon by Republicans and Democrats alike. It marked 50 years since the November 1972 election, in which Richard Nixon, a Republican who in 1968…

by | Nov 20, 2022

Saturday — It’s a perfect day here in Beverly Hills. Blue skies. Light breeze. My pool is at 89 degrees. That’s the temperature I like. I learned that from Richard Nixon. He invited my father, mother, and me to Camp David…

by | Nov 6, 2022

Election Day marks the 50th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s 1972 landslide reelection, which remains the greatest electoral victory in American history, with our 37th president winning every state except Massachusetts and the District of Columbia. Nixon had barely won…

by | Nov 5, 2022

Shannon Tiezzi, editor-in-chief of the Diplomat, assesses German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s recent trip to Beijing in which Scholz was accompanied by 12 CEOs of German companies, including Volkswagen, Merck, and Siemans. Tiezzi writes that the trip indicates that Scholz is returning…

by | Oct 30, 2022

Begin with impromptu remarks over Ukraine that our president made at a Democratic Party fundraiser: Think about it. We have not faced the promise of Armageddon since Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis. We’ve got a guy I know fairly…

by | Sep 22, 2022

I first met Aram Bakshian in the fall of 1961. We were both Washingtonians. He was a senior at Woodward Prep, a Washington day school about one block west of the White House. I was a senior at a simply…

by | Sep 15, 2022

The American Spectator has lost a great, longtime friend with the death of Aram Bakshian Jr. Bakshian contributed to this publication for nearly 50 years. He started way back in the November 1973 issue (when this magazine was called The…

by | Aug 30, 2022

The Right doesn’t usually believe in unilateral disarmament — except when it comes to politics. The false idea, common among those of us right of center, is that we should play by civilized rules even when our opponents don’t. Perhaps…

by | Aug 13, 2022

The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that it was permanently retiring Boston Celtic legend Bill Russell’s No. 6 league-wide, which means that no future NBA players will ever wear that number. Russell, who died on July 31 at the age…

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