Tim Cavanaugh writes today in Reason on the inanity of using partisanship as a shield against reality, wherein a columnist, for example, argues straight-faced against the “lie” that taxpayers fund public pensions.
Lord. I’m not one to go around quoting Ayn Rand this early in the day, but Cavanaugh’s column reminded me of the Objectivist’s famous maxim, “We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality.”
And if Wisconsin is any indication, there are a lot of people organizing to make sure those consequences are as dire as possible.
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?