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If President Bush wanted to kowtow to leaders who are hostile to the ideas of American prosperity and security in order to beg them to allow more oil production, he could have simply addressed his request to Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid.p>Congressional Democrats have hamstrung domestic oil production for decades through their obstruction of new refinery construction (our last one went online in 1977), drilling proven domestic reserves and br> exploration for new reserves. Oil reserves in ANWR, the Gulf of Mexico and California could alleviate our current oil shortage, while new refinery capacity would break the bottleneck that causes seasonal br> shortages, but specious environmental concerns and luddite economics conspire to ensure that U.S. capital will continue to flow to despotic regimes which funnel it back into the global jihad. br> — Mike Harris br> MAJ, U.S. Army /p>
It’s long past time the United States gave these duplicitous bastards a choice: stop supporting a de facto cartel or start defending yourselves.p>They should be glad someone like me isn’t president. I’d make ‘em the 51st state. br> — Arnold Ahlert br> Boca Raton, FL /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?