Articles by Karl Spence

The Left’s Raising and Glorifying of Cain

If you’ve ever been to Canada, you’ve found yourself quite at home, eh? True, the money looks different, and the speed limits are posted in kilometers per hour, and people say “aboat” when they mean “about,” and cafes offer orange marmalade instead of “mixed fruit jelly,” and red maple leaves wave where you’re used to […]

Trump Hasn’t Yet Fulfilled His ‘Law and Order’ Vow

At National Review, the erstwhile flagship of American conservatism, Jim Geraghty puts out a bulletin called “The Morning Jolt.” On the morning after Tuesday’s off-year elections, the “Jolt” was mostly negative for conservatives. Geraghty noted a few successes: winning the Mississippi governor’s race, improving the Republican Party’s position in the New Jersey legislature, narrowly rejecting […]

Teddy Roosevelt’s Rules

The recent uproar over whether the Democrats’ machinations against President Donald Trump are comparable to a lynching has died down, as uproars surrounding our 45th president always do. But further exploration of the question may yield something useful, not only to Trump but to the nation. People have called what’s happening to Trump a witch […]

Lynching: It’s Not About Race

In 1841, Texas vigilantes tied up “Buckskin Bill” McFadden and led him to a tree. As they threw a rope over one of its limbs, McFadden cursed his killers. “You’ve stolen my life and you’ll wade through blood for it. You fellows that are grinning now will bleed and die to pay for this murder.” […]

Henry Fielding, a Man for This Season

No one speaks of a century’s first decade as “the aughts.” Few of us speak of the second decade as “the teens.” But by the time the third decade comes around, we seem to have gotten used to the charming fact that we’re in a new chapter of history. Our shouts of “It’s the 21st […]

A Visit to Trigger Town

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Insolent Leftists Would Lock Us Up in Hamlet’s World

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Hollywood’s Happy Hoodlum Makes Murder Routine

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

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Melodrama or Reality?

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The Battle of the Boyne and the Laboratory of the States

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God’s Ways and Our Ways

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John Wayne, Frank Capra, and C.S. Lewis—Haters All!

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Stymied for Now, Trump Can Still Outflank the Democrats

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Breaking the Crime-Race Nexus

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Get Angry, Take Action—But Aim Straight

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Our Empathetic President

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What Is Racist?

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