Karl Spence

About Karl Spence

Karl Spence is a retired journalist living in San Antonio. His work has appeared in National Review, the Chattanooga Free Press, American Thinker and at www.fairamendment.us.

A Visit to Trigger Town

The Drudge Report on Thursday featured an arresting headline: “D.C. Tourist Savagely Beaten, Stomped, Spit on by Gang of Youths.” Who could resist clicking on that? The link went a Gateway Pundit story, which supplies the additional information that the attack took place outside the Washington Hilton Hotel, where President Ronald Reagan and

By | 2019-07-30T20:42:31-07:00 July 28th, 2019|

From ‘Birth’ to ‘Glory’ by Way of ‘Wind’

At the end of his documentary series “The Civil War,” Ken Burns bids farewell to many of the figures who drove that story. They departed this earth in touching, even inspiring ways. There’s General Ulysses S. Grant, stricken with cancer, racing the Reaper to produce an autobiography and thereby provide for his family,

By | 2019-04-16T17:16:35-07:00 April 16th, 2019|

Melodrama or Reality?

In the spring of 1519, the Aztec god-king Montezuma II received word that strange, marvelous creatures had appeared on his empire’s eastern shore. Fearing either to receive or destroy them, he sent envoys with orders to greet them, offer them gifts, and bid them leave the way they came. The emissaries went down

By | 2019-04-20T10:04:31-07:00 April 5th, 2019|

The Battle of the Boyne and the Laboratory of the States

Former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, now governor of California, heard a still, small voice the other night. The voice said, “Gavin, the intentional killing of another person is wrong.” So His Excellency stepped forth the next day and announced he was taking steps to close every military installation in the state. Sorry,

By | 2019-03-20T17:41:47-07:00 March 19th, 2019|

God’s Ways and Our Ways

Did you hear that Phil Robertson has a new book out? Yes, the “Duck Dynasty” patriarch, author of Happy Happy Happy, UnPHILtered, and (in a previous life) War and Peace, has just written The Theft of America’s Soul: Blowing the Lid Off the Lies That Are Destroying Our Country. You can tell by

By | 2019-03-08T17:25:51-07:00 March 8th, 2019|

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