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Does the Times think that a government-is-good-markets-are-bad ideology is more likely to deliver the goods, or that Obama’s advice in May to the graduates of Wesleyan University to shun the “money culture” is the path to widespread prosperity?
Instead, across the world, it’s the pro-business, pro-capitalist ideology that’s been the most directly correlated with increasing the freedom and prosperity of the average person. It’s the world’s freest economies with the most limited governments that have many times the per capita income than economies that are strangled by overblown states.
“The greater dangers to liberty,” wrote Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, “lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.”
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