Yet on Independence Day, in many places, America itself still works.
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Out at City Beach, the Blue and Jazz Band of the Northwest Air National Guard at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane was playing great songs from Glenn Miller to Lynyrd Skynyrd. Little kids were grooving along in bare feet at a parking lot in front of the band. The band was extremely, extremely good.
It was a perfect evening of enthusiastic Americans, enjoying the freedom that so many good men and women suffered and sacrificed for. My wifey and I had our dinner, listening to the sounds of the band, and now we are waiting for the fireworks.
In Sandpoint, America itself still works.
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