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“Most powerful of all,” I surged, although the terrorists had surrendered their arms and legged it out of there. “She has a son who enlisted in the Army and is about to be deployed in Iraq.”
“That’s what I’ve been saying.”
“Of course,” I whispered, hoping that nobody was listening. “It probably doesn’t hurt that she was runner-up for Miss Alaska, but I wouldn’t want to be quoted on that.”
“That’s what I’ve also been avoiding saying.”
Sure enough, the Segal-Homnick prediction has been borne out. Sarah Palin was chosen and has delivered a delightfully balanced speech with a fresh exuberance. She praised Geraldine Ferraro for doing it first, she lauded Hillary Clinton for taking a shot, and then she promised to finish what they started. I think Rabbi Segal would use a moment like this to ask for an “Amen.”
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