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“Edgar Sr., in the early eighties, parlayed an unsuccessful takeover run at an oil company into 20% ownership of DuPont, which was to chemicals what Seagram was to scotch.”
Scotch? Am I to take this that the Canadian Club and VO that I have been drinking all these years is really scotch?p>Sheesh. br> — Pete Brittain br> Sandpoint, ID /p>
Michael Craig replies: Ya got me. I’m a lightweight drinker who doesn’t even know the difference between scotch and whiskey. But if you imbibe of products that used to be owned by the Bronfman family, at least make sure it’s Seagram’s-produced whiskey and not 30-weight Conoco motor oil or whatever the lab boys at DuPont have cooked up to make diapers adhere better and make missiles explode more quietly.
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?
H/T to National Review Online