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“I don’t want to just sit around the house,” she said. “I don’t know.”
Thinking back on that week now, I don’t remember seeing Jimmy. I was in and out of the store half a dozen times, loading up on non-perishables of all kinds at a 20 percent discount: mayonnaise, ketchup, dog food, coffee, anything I could think of.
I don’t know what happened to Jimmy. I could imagine him sitting home crying. I can also imagine that I’ll come across him again working somewhere else, giving out with his relentlessly cheery line of patter.
“Oh, jobs come and jobs go. Doesn’t matter. I’ve got the best job in the world now. It’s a great day, just bein’ alive.”
You tell ‘em, Jimmy.
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?