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I used to work for a service station. The owner had a large number of old ladies with high mileage cars as customers. They did all their scheduled service. Their cars lasted forever. Usually longer than they did. Young men seemed to be able to wear out a brand new car in six months.
I sold car insurance before it was illegal to discriminate on the basis of gender. The statistics were very clear. Young men were the worst drivers. Old women were the best.
Young men have wonderful reflexes, wonderful vision, wonderful mechanical understanding and absolutely no good judgment. They drive terribly bouncing from accident to traffic ticket to accident. Old women drive intelligently and don’t drive when they think they can’t.
Old ladies with bad vision, bad reflexes, and no mechanical ability, may annoy young men, but they never stomp on the accelerator or the brake. They drive cautiously. They don’t get into accidents and their cars last forever.
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?