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Chapter 10 of Mr. Tucker’s new novel 2065, which we are serializing, on China’s invasion of Pearl Harbor fifty years after Obama.
The solemn silhouette of the Food Stamp Emporium loomed overhead as they piled out of Newman’s truck and into the parking lot. “Food Is a Human Right” proclaimed the huge red lettering across the front, although already the paint was starting to chip.
“Are we going to have to go through security, Mr. Newman?” asked Darien as they lifted the folding table from the back.
“No, we’re going to set up outside the gate,” he said.
“That’s good, because the last time I went through security they made me give up my pocket knife,” said Skipper.
“They’d never let us through with this table,” said Jared.
“They’d think it was a bomb,” said Squirrel.
“They think everything’s a bomb,” said Darien.
“Alright, you guys, everybody lend a hand here. Have we got the flyers?” Newman tried to regain order.
“I have them, Mr. Newman,” said Jose, ever the responsible one.
“Mr. Newman, did they have to go through security when you were a boy?” asked Tom Brown as they made their way across the parking lot.
“We didn’t have places like this,” said Newman, not paying much attention.
“Where did you buy your food?” asked Tom Brown.
“We had places called supermarkets,” said Newman, finally starting to register.
“What’s a supermarket?”
“Well, you remember that place Jose’s parents have, where we got the sodas? It was like that.”
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?