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I can’t speak for any 15,000,000 people any more than any other one person can, but I know that I’ve got too much invested for my wife and child and myself in the future of this country, and I and other Americans of many races and faiths have too much invested in our country’s welfare, for any of us to throw it away because of a siren song sung in bass.br> For this Robinson has, of course, been tagged with the trite and predictable Uncle Tom label. Yet he was just as passionate in decrying Jim Crow as he was the Communists, but he was wise enough to see that this country afforded the opportunity for the defeat of the former. At the same hearing he continued: br>
But that doesn’t mean that we’re going to stop fighting race discrimination in this country until we’ve got it licked. It means that we’re going to fight it all the harder because our stake in the future is so big. We can win our fight without the Communists and we don’t want their help.br> Too many modern black athletes admire Robinson, but do not worship him as they do the more radical Muhammad Ali. Malcolm X said , “Cassius Clay is our hero. He’s the first real black sports hero. Jackie Robinson is a white man’s hero.” On Sunday, contrary to those who find it easier to hate than to love, all America will celebrate her hero.
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