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Dr. Patrick Michaels’ analysis of Alaskan Senatorial surrender to global warming alarmists was accurate in recognizing that such Kyotophilia cannot be justified by sound science or economics. But that of course is precisely the point. Climate change policy is about green faith and religion, not rationality.p>Eleven of twelve New England Senators have backed greenhouse gas regulation that will surely sharply raise energy prices but have no detectable affect on global warming. For some, like Olympia Snowe, it’s just practical re-election politics. For others like Susan Collins, Lincoln Chafee, and Jim Jeffords, supporting the green left is simply attending services with their co-religionists. Only John Sununu has kept his head. br> — Jon Reisman br> Cooper, Maine /p> p> EXTRA CREDIT br> Re: James G. Poulos’s A Democratic Domino : /p> p>”War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography” may be an old saying, but it does have an author. Since Mr. Poulos thinks highly enough of his readers that he expects their knowledge to encompass Rousseau and Locke, then I suspect we all can handle the name Ambrose Bierce
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?