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Obviously levity is no laughing matter with Ms. Charlotte Hyphenated-Name. She seems to have a beef with me, as I was the one who commented on Kerry’s Complexion of Many Colors. For a minute there, I thought the Dutch lady had moved from the Netherlands to North Bend, so she could vote and cure the ills of our country. “
This voter’s laundry list of things she wants fine tuned is daunting in the extreme. Her little civics sermon almost made one nod off. The only thing she left out is possibly changing our name to the United States of Utopia, which would certainly be more appropriate if even half the things she suggests ever come to be.
I don’t know whether her lofty ideals reminded me more of a southern Miss America aspirant or one of those ditzy, dowdy women you see in the audience of a PBS fund-raiser, gently swaying and mouthing the words to “Where Have All The Flowers Gone” as balding Peter and Paul and frumpy Mary recall for us those idyllic times in Woodstock. But she sure doesn’t remind me of anyone who still has even the most fragile grasp on reality.p>There, lady, I have tried to be gentle with you, but I have little patience with humorless folks. br> — Diane Smith br> So. San Francisco, California br> /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?