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This excellent piece reminds me of the old adage “Hi. We’re from the government and we’re here to help,” which needs one last word to be properly illustrative: “…ourselves.”p>The piece brings to mind, also, one of my recent ponderings: What will historians make of Jamie Gorelick in 50 years and beyond? She having been a handmaiden to so much catastrophe? br> — Reid Bogie br> Waterbury, Connecticut /p> p> PENNY HENNY br> Re: Edward Sisson’s Obama in the Tank for Pritzker : /p> p>Republicans in the House and Senate need to put faces on the current crisis in the banking industry. Those faces are Penny Pritzker, Franklin Raines and politicians like Barack Obama, Christopher Dodd, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank, Chuck Schumer, etc. who’ve scuttled a booming economy in 2 years. There should be no compromise until Democrats agree to investigate and if necessary indict their own political hacks like Pritzker, Raines, Dodd, Schumer and Obama for perpetuating this mess. br> —
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