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As usual, Jed Babbin is on the mark. I agree with his analysis of FEMA, and note there must be considerable belated agreement in the current administration with his analysis, else why would VADM Allen be the go-to FEMA guy for the Katrina disaster?
There seems, however, to be a strong reluctance to appointing retired military to positions of responsibility in Federal agencies. Is this because they have an abiding distaste of bureaucratic inertia and hand wringing? Military and Coast Guard leaders who have ascended to flag rank have usually been thoroughly vetted by their career experiences. There are exceptions, which I could point out, but won’t.p>Also, the country wouldn’t have to worry about their padding their resumes. Career assignments, and people with knowledge of them, are an open book. They tend to make politicians look bad by comparison, given their preference for problem solving and direct action over bloviation. br> — R. Goodson br> Vero Beach, Florida /p> p> THE NEUMAYR CHANNEL br> Re: George Neumayr’s Masques of Death : /p> p>You probably have been inundated with gigabytes of email but I just had to tell you that I absolutely loved and completely agree with all that you have said. You need a spot on every local news channel in the U.S. I know that there are masses of Grey Tribes that have been hushed by the pink, mostly in fear of being labels racists or bigots. At least that’s how I feel. Please keep up what you are doing. I feel empowered by your article. Thank you! br> — Cliff Johnson III /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?
H/T to National Review Online