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The American defense and foreign policy establishment has a long record of failure.
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Sorry, but that won’t do. The world today is too small, and America too internationally enmeshed and dependent, for us to retreat back to “fortress America.” And Israel, far from being a problem, is instead our only reliable and steadfast ally in the Middle East.
“What happens halfway around the world directly impacts virtually every aspect of our life,” explains Florida Senator Marco Rubio.
Sure, there may be problems with American leadership on the world stage, but these problems are dwarfed by far by the lack of American leadership. Yet, I’m afraid that the establishment doesn’t understand this — it never has.
The problem with Hagel, then, is not that he’s “radical” or “outside of the mainstream.” (If only that were true!) The problem is that he’s utterly conventional and not nearly radical enough. And that’s more than sufficient reason to oppose his nomination.
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?