Night of the living spam

Have you ever tried to imagine what a spammer looks like? “Vigrax,” for example, could be a slovenly European–Dutch probably–writing these bizarre email advertisements in a dark, dirty studio apartment

Unpublished law

When is a published document considered unpublished? Only in the realm of law, where one of the first lessons any law student learns is how legal fiction is more powerful

A statement, not an apology

I was in third grade on January 28, 1986, the day the Challenger exploded. I had just returned home weeks earlier from a vacation tour of Cape Canaveral, where I

A critical look at Ronald Reagan

Of the premier U.S. politicians in recent history, Ronald Reagan is the best example of symbolism over substance. Don’t get me wrong; I don’t hate Reagan. The man did a

Movie review: Troy

Troy is a film that doesn’t believe in itself. Director Wolfgang Petersen knocks the wind from his own sails by distancing the film from the customs and belief system of the

Book review: The Connection

The debate that still rages around the Iraq War may never end. Readers of Stephen F. Hayes’ book, The Connection: How al Qaeda’s Collaboration with Saddam Hussein Has Endangered America (Harper Collins,

The common traditions of liberty

For a patriotic American it’s hard not to resent Europe, given its current anti-Americanism. But Switzerland, which still cherishes some of the gifts our nation has squandered, deserves the respect of all who love liberty.