I was kidding, of course, about siccing armed strike-breakers on the WGA picket lines. In fact, I’m basically sympathetic to the writers’ demand for a piece of the new media pie — especially after reading about the studio moguls who thought they owned Barack Obama. But seeing all those actors standing on the picket lines in solidarity with the writers does make me wonder: If they really want to help the writers out, why aren’t any of them going beyond cheerfully eating the loss from the strike and actually offering to take a permanent pay cut to sweeten the deal for the studios?
Did I just hear peals of laughter in the distance?
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?