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If the U.S. is really ready to ascend to the lofty ranks it aspires to join, it will have to keep from getting pasted this weekend. It will also have to improve upon the first-round performance in France ‘98. Portugal may well be the class of the tournament, and Poland and South Korea should both be extremely tough.
But if the National team plays with the same attacking brio it displayed Sunday at RFK, this country will be a little further down the road to one day — and possibly sooner than many realize — really contending for the World Cup championship.
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A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?