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Chapter 12 of 2065, Mr. Tucker’s novel in progress, as China has just seized Pearl Harbor and imposed new demands on its major debtor.
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“Hey, man, you wanna have breakfast,” he asked his buddies, for it must be morning somewhere.
“Not that same old pizza. I hate that stuff.”
“Nah, I found a new place on the ’net. They’ve got anchovies and all kinds of s—t.”
“Order me one. I’ll pay you later.”
“What’s later, man? You already owe me $300 from last week.”
“Don’t worry, I’ll pay you soon as I get my check.”
“Yeah, what check? What kinda disease you got?”
“Are you kiddin’ me, man? I got A-D-D. My mother had me diagnosed in third grade. That’s when I started on Ritalin. Now I get $200 a week. Is that cool or what?”
“Hey, man,” said Buzz, “I gotta get if my ol’ lady to fix me up wi’ somethin’ like that.”
“Hey guys, how many pizzas do we want,” said Brandon, trying to maintain some sense of purpose. “Two? Three?”
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?