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There is a reason why the Olympic decathlon gold medalist traditionally has been called “the world’s greatest athlete.” Usain Bolt notwithstanding, Bolt does only one thing: sprint. Decathletes are far more well rounded, adding strength, stamina, and technique (in multiple events) to the raw speed that the braggart Bolt, to Bolt’s credit, has developed in abundance.
For whatever reason — probably because of the opaqueness of the scoring system — the decathlon no longer gets the attention it once did. That’s a shame. The decathlon champion should be THE star of the games, and a household name.
Hat’s off, then, to Ashton Eaton, the world’s greatest athlete. Hail to the champion.
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?