Who could have dreamed of it a century ago?
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Unlimited fresh orange juice. Fresh baked goods. Fresh butter. All on demand in any quantity I wish. Who could have dreamed of it a century ago?
Then a ride in a car…not just a car, but an air-conditioned car with XM radio so I can hear songs from my childhood as I watch the palm trees glide by. And I am on perfect, absolutely perfect roads without potholes.
It is really amazing, once again, and we usually take it for granted. Plus, in the back seat are my gorgeous dogs, Brigid and Cleo, fast asleep. Peaceful.
After the meeting, I went to drive some golf balls. There were some annoying young people on the range, but overall, it was gratifying. Now, most of the time I actually hit the ball and it goes somewhere roughly where I want it to go.
Then, I got into bed to listen to Mozart. Again, here is this once in history genius, Wolfie Mozart, and I get to hear him in perfect fidelity while looking out at the pool and the golf course and the mountains with my dogs next to me. All for pennies. I still use a CD player with ordinary head-phones and it sounds just electrifying. Lately I have been listening to Laudate Dominum over and over again and it’s perfect, too.
I just want us all to think of what we have going on in this glorious America. Maybe Obama is a problem. Maybe bad times lie ahead. But God has shed His grace on us. If we don’t believe it, we are worse fools than I thought.
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