I notice that Greenwald doesn’t mention when many of these clerics saw their political power increase. But I’m not at all surprised to see Iraqis who may have liked radical Islam in the abstract, when it mainly entailed fulminations against the “great Satan,” reject it in practice, once they were being subjected to its repression and violence. People don’t like to have their fingers cut off or their families terrorized. And that of course is what the radical clerics and their militant followers have to offer, which believe it or not actually does make them worse than socially conservative Republicans.
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?