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by | Oct 20, 2022

Join us this evening, Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. Eastern Time to watch The American Spectator Foundation’s 54th annual Robert L. Bartley Gala live online. Please go to this link to watch the event. Hear from Grover Norquist, the…

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 | May 19, 2022

American Spectator writer Deroy Murdock appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonight on Wednesday to discuss his article “Democrats Deserve to Be Completely Destroyed in Upcoming Elections.” Murdock told Tucker Carlson that many people on the “far-far-left” want American society to move…

by | May 18, 2022

The New York Post reports that the Biden administration is sending U.S. ground troops back to Somalia, reversing the Trump administration’s pullout from the unstable East African country in December 2020-January 2021. “We are proud, first and foremost,” the Post…

by | Apr 7, 2022

Not all that long ago, the founder of The American Spectator, the inimitable R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. — “Bob” as he is universally known and loved — wrote a book titled After the Hangover: The Conservatives’ Road to Recovery.  There,…

by | Feb 16, 2022

Tuesday night, Spanish time. I was watching Real Madrid play PSG and becoming possessed by an uncontainable rage. I thought that there could be nothing in the universe worse than the way my team was playing in Paris. But, of…

by and | Feb 15, 2022

P.J. O’Rourke’s full name was Patrick Jake O’Rourke. It was so like P.J. to obscure the coolest middle name out there. Everyone’s world stopped when word got out Tuesday that he had died. He was one of those rare creatures…

by | Nov 28, 2021

Sunday Boo-hoo. Three days ago, I turned 77. That’s OLD. I keep trying to make a list of what I have learned, and here are a few of the key items I have soaked up. It is great to be…

by | Nov 15, 2021

Primary colors are the colors of children. They’re the colors of kindergarten and baby chew toys. They’re the colors of Disney cartoons. And they’re the colors of a movement of children who refuse to grow up. The sacrament for this…

by | Sep 21, 2021

Conservatism lost one of its most colorful characters yesterday. Angelo Codevilla, longtime writer and professor, expert on foreign policy, and every bit the curmudgeon, died at the age of 78. Codevilla was quite the character. Acerbic, sarcastic, cranky, ornery, prickly,…

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