National ID cards? Curtailing the right against self-incrimination? National police force? Higher taxes and damn what the people want?
This is Mr. Howard’s track record — exactly the sort of thing that had the Founding Fathers reaching for their muskets. God forbid conservatives should look to repression of this kind as the answer to our country’s problems. We’re supposed to conserve American values, remember? And the protections against unlawful search and self-incrimination are bedrock constitutional guarantees, as is the systems of checks and balances against the abuse of power.p>The likes of Howard are not an example — they are a warning. br> — Martin D. Owens, Jr. br> Sacramento, California /p> p> SPECIAL K’S
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?