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Here is a line from the Pledge to America:
Rein In the Red Tape Factory in Washington, DC
So are we to visualize the House Republicans trying to get control of a factory, which produces red tape, pulling a carriage?
Listening on the radio to the Republicans announce the Pledge in Sterling, Virginia, I heard Rep. Jeb Hensarling, one of Congress’s stalwart small-government conservatives, invoke some similarly confused imagery. I can’t find a transcript, so I’ll just have to paraphrase, but he said in one sentence something like that the “American dream is drowning in a sea of red ink” and in the next sentence that “the Statue of Liberty’s torch is being covered with red tape.”
There has to come a point, when you are presented with cliches stacked upon cliches wrapped in cliches, when you wonder whether the speaker is trying to say nothing at all.
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