Readers think foreign. East and West. Fade to Blackwell. Plus more.
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DIFFERENT, BUT NO BETTER
Unlike Lyndon Johnson’s war on poverty, the Obama struggle with
the economy and the poverty that comes with it will be different
to the core. A lack of high expectations will prevail for those
at the bottom over a long time as Obama’s programs and
initiatives wither during a protracted recession. He’ll have at
least a more mature and unorganized population to deal with
though (less prejudice and less war to rally around). But for the
poor and lower middle class, it’s not going to be how much the
president may want to provide, but how much the poor can
— James Gavin
THAT’S RICH — GINGRICH
Re: Jeffrey Lord’s Hapless White Boys Run for GOP Chairman:
BINGO! What happened to Newt’s funny bone? He absolutely misses
the point of the Shanklin parodies and their whole ‘raison
d’etre! Quite right, too, about Rush. There is not a racist bone
in the man’s body and Newt, Duncan and Anuzis should apologize
— DeAne Pradzinski
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?