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As Bush administration incompetence allows yet another hurricane to bear down on the U.S. territory, I was reminded of George Will’s recent endorsement of Simon Winchester’s enduring fascination with “humankind’s insistent folly in living in places where they shouldn’t.” Earlier in the same column Will warned that “we should have quite precise worries about the incurably unstable ground on which scores of millions of Americans live.” As if Al Gore were whispering in his ear, he then added, “This almost certainly will result in a huge calamity, probably in the lifetime of most people now living.” He was writing about California and earthquakes, but it’s the sort of doomsday logic that could be applied to any populated areas exposed to hurricanes, floods, drought, cold, heat, fire, rockslides, mudslides, avalanches, not to mention mosquitoes. George, isn’t there some erupting volcano we should be fleeing?
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?