Mr. Macomber’s treatment at the hands of the NYPD speaks to a paradox, a paradox present in South Central L. A. and in Iraq among those complaining about the American military.
Many people residing in South Central L. A. have had bad experiences with police and do not think kindly of police. But by and large many people in South Central have been victimized by some very bad people — what kind of life is it when you cannot let your children out of the house because criminal gangs are shooting their guns, and when you let your children out of the house, they are recruited by those gangs — and are thus in greatest need of the police.
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?