So, Casey is presumed innocent unless and until a jury finds her guilty. But, face it: the media has already found her guilty — guilty of determined lying and therefore, murder. In fact, one of the two TV networks offering more or less constant coverage of the trial has a little bloc in the lower right hand corner of its signatory picture: it switches from a close-up of the little victim to the words: “Justice for Caylee.” Not, of course, justice for the tot Mom Casey. The obvious is obvious: in order for justice to be visited upon the little victim, Caylee, her mother must be found guilty of her slaying.
Well, why not? you say. One little reason is the presumption of innocence attendant all such accused. So, the accused has not conducted herself wisely in court. What this side of Hollywood could she have done? What, look adopted? And so, we beat on, boats against the current.
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