American Spectator

Notable Quote: Peter Hitchens On The
Westminster Washington ‘Aquarium’

by Mike April 1, 2014

Going beyond the concept of the ‘Beltway Bubble’, Peter Hitchens likens the denizens of the deep politics of the capital city, to inhabitants of a murky aquarium, peering out at the real world, but totally failing to grasp it. Peter Hitchens (Who was referring to Westminster, London): If you want to know what’s going on […]

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Some People Stay In Rhode Island And Vote Democrat – This Is Known As ‘Bad Luck’

by Mike February 28, 2013

Riffing off the Heinlein Quote about reviling success and accepting tyranny, we have this gem via American Spectator about Apathy and Fear in the Ocean State. In Rhode Island, The ‘State of Corruption’{TM}, government has become so expensive, and so oppressive, and has so many dependents (current and former government employees exceed 20% of the […]

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Aaron Goldstein Meets Norwegian Journalist

by Mike November 8, 2012

From the Spectacle Blog, Aaron Goldstein messes with a Norwegian Socialist media type: As I exited the Dunkin’ Donuts in Boston’s Seaport District this morning, I was approached by an attractive middle-aged, female newspaper reporter from Norway (along with her photographer) who wanted to know the three biggest challenges facing “the new President”. After reminding […]

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“Obama’s in.”

by Tim Condon September 17, 2012

Ben Stein wrote an interesting piece in The American Spectator today. In it he makes various observations and comes to various conclusions, as follow:

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Connecting the Soros Dots: Stacy McCain, Matthew Vadum, and a FlashBeck

by Mike May 13, 2012

We have some pretty good investigators here at Grok, but on the national scene, few are as observant as Stacy McCain, or as willing to turn over Democrat rocks as Matthew Vadum. Indeed the Soros angle on a recent Democrat training session was so strong that Stacy was wishing for Beck to be back with […]

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Read This Now

by Steve MacDonald July 19, 2010

No, not my latest essay.  I’m not that arrogant.  I’m referring to (This!) by Angelo M. Codevilla at the American Spectator.  Every one should read it.  Everyone.   Here’s the opening and I will leave you to trust me or not. As over-leveraged investment houses began to fail in September 2008, the leaders of the Republican […]

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