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.

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

By | 2019-11-15T13:48:43-07:00 November 15th, 2019|Tags: |

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

By | 2019-11-09T13:00:55-07:00 November 7th, 2019|Tags: |

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

By | 2019-10-29T20:39:57-07:00 October 28th, 2019|Tags: |

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|

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