It was 1943. We were in the middle of a global conflict that was caused by the predilection of evil men for power.
Predictions of doom and gloom abounded. How would the world survive? What could mankind do about it? Into all this angst and depression strode Bette Davis in a gorgeous beaded suit, to deliver her own personal lament about the lack of eligible men on the home-front called, “They’re Either Too Young or Too Old.”
Today, the global-warming folks are hot and bothered about another threat to Mother Earth. But this time it’s about man’s predilection to breathe. However, given recent reports on cooling trends, they’ve changed their tack to purport that whatever the temperature may be, it’s still all our fault.p>It makes one want to belly up to the bar and belt out our own lament. And so, with apologies to the incomparable Frank Loesser: br> /p> blockquote>At first the global warming crowd was bursting forth with glee; br> Just like Sir Isaac Newton was beneath his apple tree. br> They had all of the data straight from the IPCC… br> But the problem for the Gore-ists, is they could not see the forests. p>It’s either too hot or too cold; br> We can’t grow our crops in a fertile way; br> At least that’s the news out of Turtle Bay… br> The threat of global warming, br> Has talking heads performing.
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?