Arlen Specter’s Blood Libel

Arlen Specter has not been a Democrat for one week, and he is already saying things that are unconscionable. As conservatives spent the last three days celebrating Jack Kemp’s life, Specter sought to charge Republicans with his death. Discussing his recent party change with Bob Schieffer on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday, Specter, D-Lifelong Incumbency, stated: “as a matter of principle, I'm … [Read more...]

Associated Propaganda Press

WHO IS THE BIGGER MURDERER: GEORGE W. BUSH OR OSAMA bin Laden? For the Associated Press, the scales are tipping in favor of our commander-in-chief. The world’s most widely syndicated news service made the oblique, unflattering comparison yesterday in a story headlined “U.S. Deaths in Iraq Exceed 9/11 Count.” The AP reported with bated breath: The U.S. military death toll in Iraq has … [Read more...]

Farewell, Chairman Bill

I am proud to say this article was read by William F. Buckley Jr. personally. Upon reading it, he sent a very kind personal letter to me, which remains one of my most cherished possessions. This article was excerpted in the August 9, 2004, hard copy issue of National Review. An edited online version may be seen here, although in the print copy, mine was the first article excerpted. We reprinted … [Read more...]

Al Gore’s Naked Leftist Ambition

The media have heralded Al Gore’s endorsement of Howard Dean as the Democratic Party establishment’s embrace of Dean’s candidacy, the golden moment the conservative Democratic leadership (!) threw out its inhibitions and accepted the people’s anointed crusader. The trouble is, Democratic Party stalwarts – correctly worried Dean’s candidacy will lead them to a landslide defeat – have had no change … [Read more...]