When we quote Kipling on the complexities of the Near East, as Tucker and letter writer, Richard Donley, did, we have to remember his great poem, “The Gods of the Copybook Headings,” which he wrote in 1919.”
Here is the last verse:p> em>As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of man — br> There are only four things certain since social progress began — br> That the Dog returns to his Vomit and the Sow returns to her Mire, br> And the burnt Fool’s bandaged finger goes wabbling back to the fire,
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