RET is quite right in praising Ben Stein’s articles. I recall having people come up to me at a Lutheran church, saying, “Have you read Ben Stein in The American Spectator?” That was about 1988.
I appreciate Ben’s patriotism and love for our soldiers. I get to teach active duty Marines from time to time. They are deserving of all our praise. In fact, I hand them good cigars whenever I can. I gave one to the wife of a Marine who was due home soon from Iraq. She smiled with tears in her eyes and said “Thank you.” We should have tears in our eyes for what they do for us and for others.p>That is what Ben Stein’s articles do for so many — help us to be grateful to God for our country, our soldiers, and their brave families. br> — Gregory L. Jackson , Ph.D. br> Glendale, Arizona /p> p> I am a huge fan of Ben Stein’s writing, and also of R. Emmett Tyrrell’s. So don’t take this the wrong way when I say that, to me, the U.S. has a tragic flaw: the abomination that is abortion. As long as we continue to allow an entire class of human beings to be so completely disenfranchised as to have no protectable interest even in their own lives (like we did in
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?