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“Win Ben Stein’s Money” was outrageous comedy with terrible puns and thoroughly enjoyable. However, his love of the rigid right frequently betrayed his vast knowledge and wit. I am sure he didn’t know the questions but I’m sure the areas of questions were somewhat shaded to his expertise — law, history, current events, biography. Bring the program back.p>However, Ben as a political writer and commentator is a tragedy. Of br> course, Felt looks old. He’s in his nineties. I hope Ben looks as good when he is 89. Politically, Ben is too much of an ideologue to pass himself off as a writer. He doesn’t have the suave nature of David Brooks nor the conviction of Rush Limbaugh. /p> p>As a professor of law at Pepperdine, Ben must have thousands of political right wingers as an audience. br> Stick to comedy, Ben. br> — William Brace /p> p> Corrrection: A phrase from the fourth paragraph of Ben Stein’s June 1st article “Deep Throat and Genocide” read “…conniving war starter like LBJ…” It should have read “…conniving war starters like LBJ and GWB…” br> — Brad Wilks br> Franklin Park, Pennsylvania
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?