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Auburn’s ugly win over Oregon, with undefeated TCU looking on, strengthens the case for replacing or at least reforming the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) system for determing college football’s national champion. And there is no question that many big-time schools exploit athletes and fail to give them any sort of education. But Gregg Easterbrook’s argument that academic achievement should factor into BCS selection, along with the New America Foundation’s “Academic Bowl Championship Series,” is silly. Why not also have debate teams ranked by physical fitness? Or maybe we could have have jazz bands face off on the gridiron before handing out awards for music.
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?