Tag Archives: American Spectator

Why I Don’t Do the Facebook Thing

I must confess to a tiny, delightful, shiver of unctuous moral superiority when I explain to stunned listeners that “I don’t do Facebook.” The expression on their faces is priceless – as if I had just haughtily informed them that … Continue reading

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The Mormon Thomas E. Dewey

I’m referring, of course, to former Massachusetts governor and presumptive 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, not to the former governor of New York and 1948 GOP presidential nominee Thomas E. Dewey – who lost to Missouri haberdasher Harry Truman … Continue reading

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Anti-Bully Bullies

In one of the most incisive analyses I’ve read so far on the latest social crisis known as “bullying,” AmSpec’s Daniel Flynn properly notes that, as is so often the case when people react to a perceived injustice, the reaction … Continue reading

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Reagan’s Young Lieutenant

I strongly recommend that you read an illuminating article by Jeffrey Lord that recently appeared in The American Spectator, as it lays to rest the ridiculous shibboleth – echoed by Mitt Romney during one the recent debates – that Newt … Continue reading

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Return of the Barbary Pirates?

A long time ago on the northern coast of a continent far away, the largely tribal and primitive inhabitants – were predominately Christian – this was the land in which St. Augustine was born and several important Church Councils were … Continue reading

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On the Viability of a Herman Cain Candidacy

A wartime aphorism says that you know you are over the target when you start getting hit with flak fire and for Herman Cain it began at the last debate, when all of his opponents quite literally ganged up on … Continue reading

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Reasons to Nominate Herman Cain

The more I see and hear Herman Cain, the more I like him and the more I’m amazed by him. By any metric known to political science, his candidacy should have imploded long ago: he has zero political experience coupled … Continue reading

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AmSpec and the Potent Power of Moonshine

Courtesy of an anonymous source, I received a link to an American Spectator article published this past April that somehow eluded my attention – perhaps because in those days I still labored under the erroneous belief that a certain Star-Ledger … Continue reading

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The Uncommon Prescience of Uncommon Men

In this pundit’s humble opinion there can be no argument that the Founders of this nation and Framers of its Constitution were among the most remarkable generation that ever trod the earth. By and large they were a diverse group … Continue reading

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