Of all the reactions to Jesse Jackson’s “regretfully crude” and “hurtful” (his words) comments about Barack Obama, these two are my favorite: The New York Post quotes Al Sharpton as saying Obama “is running for president of all Americans, not just African-Americans… [We] must be careful not to segregate Senator Obama and impose some litmus test that is unfair and unproductive.” Even topping Sharpton as responsible statesman among race-baiters is Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.’s statement: “I’m deeply outraged and disappointed in Reverend Jackson’s reckless statements about Senator Barack Obama.” Geez, you wouldn’t even think they were related.
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?