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Indeed, how did we end up with these two duds, as Messrs. Mason and Felder posit?
In 1776 the population of the colonies was about three million out of which pool rose George Washington, John Adams, Sam Adams, Ben Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Paul Revere, Thomas Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, et al.
Two centuries later, the population of the U.S. is 100 times larger, and out crawl “these two duds.” Painful to contemplate, no?
And the Democrats cast aside Joe Biden and Chris Dodd to get to where we are today.p>Does “President McCain” sound likely? br> — Dick Crawford /p>
Whatever Rev. Wright meant, the fundamental reality is that it is a conversation killer. Once any clergyman says “God d*mn America,” 95% of Americans will head for the door. We can disagree whether they should or shouldn’t; but no matter what or by how much Americans think American should change, they will not stand for the country they love to be cursed.p>”God d*mn America” is so repulsive and pungent that it overpowers and blows anything else that may be said off the table. That’s the reality and that’s the end of it. br> — Michael Dooley br> Indianapolis, Indiana
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?