The Bank of England released the names of 19 people who have been taken into custody for plotting to blow up airplanes while in flight from England to the United States. You can always count on a bank to be the first to flush out deadbeats (“don’t loan these people money!”). Sallie Mae will probably release more names later today.p>The names of the terror suspects are: br> /p> blockquote>Tim Johnson br> Lori Waters br> Marty McWilliams br> Dwayne Franklin br> Gladys Smith br> Frank Thompson /blockquote> br> What? Is something the matter?
Oh, that’s the wrong list. That’s the sign-up sheet at the Bingo hall.
The funny thing is that the above-mentioned names will be scrutinized with equal fervor at airports in the name of “fairness.”
The actual list of 19 who were taken into custody read like invitations to a laser-tag party at a Riyadh Chuck-E-Cheese: all Muslim, all under 35, all male. Hmm, call me crazy, but I’m starting to notice a pattern here.
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?