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“Even if we’d nominated someone like Cornyn, it wasn’t clear that we had the strategy or the chits to call in to get him confirmed in a timely manner,” says a White House insider with knowledge of the discussions. “And Cox has been a disappointment at the SEC. He’s shown too much of willingness to work with the Democratic members of the commission.”
Given the White House’s penchant for trying to do just that in inopportune moments, one would think that Cox’s approach would have made him the No. 1 candidate.
As it stands, look for a cleaning of the house in lower ranks of Justice Department’s political appointees, with Gonzales staying on for a period.p> IMAGE DEFLATORS br> On Saturday, a “Draft Fred Thompson ” rally was held in the small, out of the way town of Cookeville, Tennessee. The media is reporting attendance for the get-together at 300. /p>
But the petition that attendees signed had more than 500 names attached.
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?