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Doug Powers’ article on the unreliability of adolescents rocking the vote was no news to any parent of a teenager. “Clean up your room,” “Mow the lawn,” “Make sure you vote.” They all have the same impact; that is to say, none at all. Get back to them when they are — maybe 25. Maybe 32. Maybe never, in some cases. After all, we have a pretty low voter turn-out among adults.p>Encouraging an uninformed vote is a dangerous undertaking, anyhow. Although, uninformed is what you’d have to be to vote Democrat, these days. Consider what might have happened if the orange ski-capped young Deaniacs had actually persuaded anyone in Ohio. The solid citizens there viewed them as impertinent upstarts even before the Dean primal scream heard round the world. If they had any impact at all, it was negative. We may be a youth worshiping country, but I doubt it has sunk to being influenced by them politically. br> — Diane Smith br> South San Francisco, California /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?