Jed’s article was great. I really enjoyed it and found it to be exactly in tune with what I’ve learned of Iraq. I am in a brigade combat team preparing to go to Iraq. I’ve been to Iraq on a leader’s recon. We did MOUT Training (Military Operations in Urban Terrain) at Camp Shelby, MS. We had native Mississippians, and native Iraqis, playing civilians on the battlefield (COBs). They were all great and provided realistic training. The Iraqis were great, and they contributed greatly to our training and greatly to our morale. They told us how much they owed us and how much they appreciated our mission and our goals, which are in line with theirs, a free and democratic Iraq.p>Thank you, American Spectator staff, for what you do. After reading this one article on line, I’m motivated again. I can’t wait to get back to the desert. I know it will be hard, but at least I know there are a few in America who know what we are trying to do. br> — Jeremy L. Griffith br> CPT, TC, MN ARNG /p> p> Once again, one of
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?