Quin, as a matter of morals, a $400 million paycheck is awfully greedy, and greed is wrong.
But a matter of public policy, it’s not. And when Hastert deems that compensation “unconscionable” to the press, he’s saying so in his office as a Congressman and Speaker of the House. If he’s saying that to preface remarks along the lines of “while this is unconscionable, it’s none of our business,” fine. But alone, it appears that he wants to do something about it, namely a price gouging investigation. Or worse.
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