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Amazingly, Dominika was born in Prague in 1975, the same year Tiger Woods was born.
John McCaslin is the Washington Times’s “Inside the Beltway” columnist and author of Inside the Beltway: Offbeat Stories, Scoops, and Shenanigans From Around the Nation’s Capital.p> Grover G. Norquist br> Americans are blessed with short and shallow political memories — unlike, say, the Serbs and the Albanians. But this has its downsides, as a handful of self-appointed “historians” have been allowed to create our memories. Arthur Schlesinger’s 1949 The Vital Center explained the Depression and the New Deal. Later, his 1965 A Thousand Days congealed the myth of Camelot. /p> p>The antidote to these two myths, central to the power of the modern Democrat party, is only now at hand. br> The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression by Amity Shlaes will forever change how America understands the causes of the Depression and FDR’s policies that prolonged it for a decade. The title alone is worth the price of admission: FDR used the phrase to suggest the average American had been forgotten by the government that should take control of his life to “help” him. He stole the phrase from Yale philosopher William Graham Sumner, who first used it to describe the person forgotten when the government plays philanthropist or social reformer — the taxpayer forced to pay the bill. br> It was not until the 1980s that conservative book writers rallied in time to accurately portray a decade, in this case the times and presidency of Ronald Reagan.
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?