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They can reach out, too, to Democrats who keep an open mind even if not philosophically in tune. Georgia’s Jim Marshall is a man of principle. Alabama’s Artur Davis had the grace this week to apologize for having been wrong a couple of years ago about the safety of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. And of course Joe Lieberman, liberal as he is on domestic issues, is a man of immense character as well.
But these stars will need every bit of support they can muster, and the steady assistance of less vocal men of integrity (Alabama’s Jo Bonner is one), if they are to overcome the currents of statism above statesmanship and of legerdemain above leadership.
This nation faces some rocky times. Very rocky. Thank goodness these new leaders are there to help us through them. Pray that their numbers increase. We’ll need them.
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