Back through history with Senator Schumer.p> The Surge br> “The violence in Anbar has gone down despite the surge, not because of the surge. The inability of American soldiers to protect these tribes from al Qaeda, said to these tribes: ‘We have to fight al Qaeda ourselves.’” Sen. Schumer, Sept. 5, 2007 / Floor of the Senate /p> p> Fall of Communism br> The Soviet Empire fell despite, not because of, Pershing missiles pointed at 300 Soviet cities. The inability of NATO to protect Warsaw Pact countries from Moscow dominance said to these satellites: “We have to fight Communism ourselves”. /p> p> D-Day br> Taking the cliffs of Northern France occurred despite the Normandy Landing, not because of it. The inability of Marshall Petain to protect les citoyens from the German occupiers said to the Partisans, “we have to liberate ourselves”. (citation: Le Memorial de Caen / Caen, France) /p>
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