Boy, David Holman sure missed the boat in his impassioned defense of a Special Counsel who can find no government waste and thinks that most reports of federal malfeasance are more chaff than wheat. Scott Bloch is in a position to shake up bloated bureaucracies and expose wrong-headed programs but instead is having trouble getting out of the blocks.
The charge of anti-Catholicism is a defensive smoke screen for the head of the office charged with policing against nepotism and favoritism using taxpayer dollars to employ his friends and associates without ever once making a competitive merit-based hire.p>The reason we have a civil service is to provide some check against the return to a spoils system. Whatever one thinks about the value of civil service, while it is here, its rule should be enforced even-handedly and with integrity. Too bad, that it ain’t happening. br> — Jeff Ruch br> Executive Director br> Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) br> Washington, D.C. /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?