William F. Buckley Jr. Archives | The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Oct 13, 2020

Gallimaufry: A Collection of Essays, Reviews, Bits By Joseph Epstein (Axios, 505 pages, $24) For readers yearning for a break from…

by | Sep 7, 2020

Epigraph of the Series “the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition their Government for redress of grievances.” U.S….

by | Aug 21, 2020

Perhaps because the date was July 4, it struck me as unpatriotic when journalist and novelist James Wolcott tweeted the…

by | Jul 19, 2020

In William F. Buckley’s inaugural book God and Man at Yale, then-famed Professor Henry Steele Commager was cited for his…

by | Jun 8, 2020

In The Art of War, Sun Tzu exhorts the reader to know the enemy. Those engaged in the latest attacks…

by | Mar 4, 2020

Washington Last week the Washington Times had an inspirational moment. On Thursday they wrapped this venerable newspaper in a red-inked…

by | Nov 27, 2019

John Simon, a prominent art, film, and books critic, died on Sunday in Valhalla, New York. He was 94. Simon…

by | Nov 28, 2017

Neal Freeman’s byline is one that more conservatives should be acquainted with. Happily, those not familiar with this ever-faithful conservative warrior, both a combatant and a clear and able chronicler of the ideological battles, can catch up with him through this collection of columns, articles, and speeches. They cover significant events, trends, and personalities in the conservative movement from the days of Goldwater to the age of Trump. The previously published pieces in Skirmishes appeared in such as National Review, the Wall Street Journal, and, happy to say, The American Spectator. 

by | Jun 20, 2017

In 1951, a Time magazine wit (probably a Harvard man) called the Yale motto, “For God, For Country, and For…

by | May 8, 2017

From the earliest days, writes Dr. Alvin S Felzenberg, a noted presidential historian and principal spokesman for the 9/11 Commission, “William F. Buckley Jr. presumed to tell heads of state what to do.”

Depending on whether you accept his mother’s or father’s version, when Bill Buckley was either six or seven, he wrote King George V of England, demanding the United Kingdom immediately repay the debt owed to the United States after World War I.

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