I disagree with Ben about the Libby indictment. I am inclined to believe that Libby did nothing wrong and I consider him innocent until proven guilty. At the same time, I am inclined to give the special prosecutor the benefit of the doubt. I believe he did not act out of political or other base considerations, but out of his desire to see justice done. Let him present his case to a jury. If Libby lied to a grand jury, that is a serious crime. If Libby did not lie, Fitzgerald is not the man he appears to be.
I agree with Ben on everything else he said. Ben’s article caused me to reflect on things that I am thankful for. I am thankful to be an American and live in the United States. I am thankful for my family and our good health. I am thankful for the brave men and women who volunteered to put their lives in danger and defend my freedom. I am thankful for President Bush and his iron determination to crush the incipient tide of Islamofascism and all the odious ramifications of that vile theology.
Victory is ours if we will it. Stand firm in your commitment to victory in Iraq and the fight against Islamic terror. Take heart in the bedrock knowledge that free and representative government is better than authoritarian government. Resist the temptation to criticize the administration at every down turn. Let not your estimate of the situation in Iraq roller coaster with each media report. We owe this much to our men and women in harm’s way.p>To the men and women of the American military I send you my heart felt thanks and my unyielding support. Your fight is my fight. We will be victorious. To the more than 2000 soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of my freedom I say: Hail heroes. Rest with God. You are not forgotten. br> —
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?