Roberts is expected to face a stiff re-election battle in Kansas, a state where the Democrat Party has been making some inroads, and where the national party apparently is emboldened to neutralize them. “An Appropriations seat helps Pat on the homefront with constituents,” says the Senate leadership aide.
More surprising is Hatch’s move from Judiciary, a committee he once chaired. But with the loss of Roberts on Intelligence, leadership felt it needed someone of Hatch’s standing to push back against Democrat troublemaking on a committee that has targeted a number of Bush Administration activities for hearings in the coming months.p> BAYH NOW br> Some Democrats on Capitol Hill aren’t surprised by Sen. Evan Bayh ‘s decision to open an exploratory committee to seek the Democrat presidential nomination. In fact some are hopeful he’ll succeed.
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?
H/T to National Review Online