I caught the 12:01 a.m. showing last night/this morning, and have to say that it lives up to its billing. It really is less of a straight comic book movie, and more of a urban crime epic that happens to have some comic book characters. The acting was all superb, and Heath Ledger did really turn in an incredible performance as The Joker, much more haunting and less amusing than Jack Nicholson. Lots more to discuss in the film, but will wait until next week, after more people have seen it, because I don’t want to spoil anything.
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