It has been announced that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will submit an application for full UN membership a week from tomorrow.
The Obama Administration is expected to veto this application in the Security Council and would be wise to do so. But these days, the Obama Administration and wisdom seldom collide.
Let’s say for arguments sake, the Obama Administration gives its blessing and a Palestinian state is internationally recognized. What does this Palestinian state look like? Is it confined to Gaza and the West Bank? Or does it include Jerusalem? Or does it encompass all of Israel? For its part, Hamas says Palestine must include every inch of Israel.
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?