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The idea that America doesn’t have the money to fix its “infrastructure” without heading down the financial dead-end that is raising taxes yet again is, politely put, laughable. The idea that American conservatives don’t have the will to lead a new generation of Americans to an understanding of the cold hard facts of economics, history — and raw politics — is not only not laughable, it is a disturbing tale of addiction. A tale that has now proved fatal to a number of Minnesotans.
It is a disappointment Senator McCain knows all too well. Maybe now someone will listen.
Jeffrey Lord is the creator and co-founder of QubeTV, a conservative on-line video site. A former Reagan White House political director and author, he writes from Pennsylvania.
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?