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It reminds me of conversations I’ve had with an old atheist friend of mine. He has often quibbled with those who express the well-worn sentiment that “Everything happens for a reason.” He doesn’t believe things happen for any reason, and neither do I, though I am no atheist.
“But if you don’t believe there is any reason for anything,” he asks me, “how to believe in God?”
“Because God,” I say, wincing through my Catholicism, “is mostly indifferent, I think.”
Neither Red Sox nor Yankees fans have ever believed such a thing. But they both may have to start getting used to the idea.
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?