Mr. Bowman has it exactly right. I might add, too, that the effect on the fighting man, is also demeaning. I served in Vietnam 1967-1969, with the 3rd Marine Div. I was told, at a VFW meeting, by an old WW2 vet, “We won our war!” I replied, “The Damn Democrats wouldn’t let us win ours!”p>You say it much better than I! Semper Fi! br> — Bernard Blank /p>
This column is exactly dead on. Every American President and member of Congress should frame this and hang it on the wall. Going to war always has consequences. No nation ever lost a war and gained international acclaim for having done so.
MacArthur had it exactly right: “There is no substitute for victory.”
Patton also had it exactly right, in his advice on leadership: “Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.”p>The American people deserve better leadership, but then, we elected them…
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?