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Smith, one of the most liberal men college basketball history (assuming anyone cares), and the only man beyond Father Time who could contain Michael Jordan’s offensive game, is throwing a high profile fundraiser for Bill Clinton’s former chief of staff later in August.
While there is little doubt that Smith is a card-carrying Democrat, it is doubtful he’d be involved in the fundraiser if there weren’t some payback involved. Seems Bowles and his rich pappy raised a lot of money for the UNC Tarheels’ new basketball arena that everyone from the start knew would be dubbed the Smith Center. (The hoops haven quickly became better known as the “Dean Dome.”)
It all may be for naught. Recent polls show Dole with a commanding lead over Bowles. In one of them her favorability ratings are at 72 percent, his at 45. But Bowles has raised plenty of money and should have more than $4 million available by August’s end.p> McCAINIANA br> Sen. John McCain recently was much in the news when even more eagerly than Democrats he imposed a hold on Bush judicial and other nominations. In fact, ask any Redskin fan and he’ll likely tell you that McCain does more holding than a typical NFL offensive lineman or defensive back. It’s surprising, then, that during the recent contretemps that saw McCain punish the White House for opposing his selection of a well-connected Democrat
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?