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Though lyrical, Mr. Cella’s moving panegyric omits a coda two centuries long.
Byzantium’s end is not to be found by the shores of the Bosphorus, but overlooking the blue Caribbean, in a churchyard not ten miles from the International airport where the Concorde used to land in Barbados.p>There, still projecting from the hallowed ground of St. John’s parish, can still be read a stone bearing this inscription, chastely framed by a Doric temple portico: br> /p> blockquote>HERE LYETH YE BODY OF br> FERNANDO PALEOLOGOS br> DESCENDED FROM YE IMPERIAL LYNE br> OF YE LAST CHRISTIAN br> EMPEROR OF GREECE
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?