While I can generally understand Mr. Beston’s premise that Presidents’ Day deserves the indifference with which it is generally greeted, he should also be advised that not all American citizens are so blithely dismissive of that significant holiday as some would have it.
I personally, along with my family and some close friends, will attend the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, this coming Presidents’ Day Monday and, on that occasion, we will all be particularly mindful of what was perhaps Mr. Reagan’s finest counsel to the American people:
“Let us renew our faith and our hope. We have every right to dream heroic dreams.” (Jan. 20, 1981)p>Happy Presidents’ Day to all, br> — Samuel Keck br> Indian Wells, CA /p> p>
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?