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Politicians from both parties often express their willingness to “fight” for causes they deem worthy. You can gain a lot of insight paying attention to who they want to fight.
When Kerry/Edwards, and Democrats in general, refer to fighting, they wish to lead a faction of Americans perceived “victims” in battle against other Americans perceived “enemies,” such as pharmaceutical companies, oil companies, insurance companies, doctors, HMOs.
When Bush/Cheney, and Republicans in general, refer to fighting, they wish to lead all Americans in battle against America’s real enemies before we become victims.p>And Bush gets rapped for being the divisive candidate. Go figure. br> — Paul Schlick br> Maple Grove, Minnesota /p> p> Where’s Edwards? I noticed last night that his book, “Four Trials,” is on the deep discount rack at Barnes and Noble for $4.99. br> — Teddy Crider br> Apex, North Carolina
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?