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“It would have to be someone the American people could trust to do the right thing, protect their interests, not mismanage the fund, and reaffirm trust in the market,” says a Senate leadership aide.
The idea of an “honest broker,” as it were, was floated initially by the McCain campaign late Saturday, according to a knowledgeable Treasury aide, and was quickly opposed by Paulson and the Democrats.p> MINDLESS GAME br> Sen. Barack Obama and his debate prep team were surprised that Sen. John McCain remained calm and collected during the debate. Obama’s continual references to “John,” while McCain referred to Obama as “Senator,” was intended to needle McCain’s patience in hopes for a flash of McCain’s infamous temper. But McCain was, according to campaign advisers, ready for the needle and didn’t take the bait. /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?