Please cast your minds back to 1990. We must remember the complete history of James Baker, the aristocratic Secretary of State to Bush 41. He instructed our ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspy, (remember her?) to tell Saddam Hussein that we had no interest in his fight with Kuwait. Saddam was itching for war with Kuwait whom he accused of slant drilling into Iraq’s oil fields. Right after receiving Baker’s message sent through Ambassador Glaspy, Saddam invaded Iraq. From that moment on Mr. Baker left April out there turning slowly in the wind. He denied all knowledge of her conversation. (Someone please tell me what lowly ambassador writes their own portfolio?)p>James Baker is a loyal friend to Bush 41, but is decidedly misguided on most foreign affairs. Let’s not listen to him or his silly ideas now, please. I trust President Bush and Secretary Rice far more than the very cautious Mr. Baker. br> — Judy Beumler br> Louisville, Kentucky /p>
Mr. Klein has hit another home run with his current article. Unfortunately, when it comes to the duplicity and complicity of the Clinton Claque, I am afraid that he is preaching to the choir, and the congregation has already gone to get a start on Sunday dinner at Cracker Barrel.
I would like to see him delve more deeply and extensively into the world of geopolitics according to James Baker. I would also like to see him do an extensive analysis on the extent to which both Bush ‘41’ and Bush ‘43’ and their administrations have been influenced by Mr. Baker.
We know that Mr. Baker was not all that influential during the eight years of President Reagan, but Bush ‘41’ was a Reagan opponent, remember? We know that Mr. Baker served as Secretary of State for Bush ‘41,’ so the influence in that situation was overt, perfectly obvious. We know that Mr. Baker played a hugely important role in the post-election machinations between Bush ‘43’ and Albert “the Stump” Gore. There have been a few other occasions when Mr. Baker has surfaced, taking on important special projects of significance for Bush ‘43’.
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?