At CFIF, I explain why an important new report by The Weekly Standard’s Daniel Halper makes it imperative that no vote be held on the nomination of Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary until Hagel’s papers, housed at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, are made public. Short version: These papers will be public anyway in about two years. They aren’t intended to be secret, so senators should see them now.
This is clearly cause for Harry Reid to delay the vote — and, if he won’t, then for Republicans and any senators with any intellectual integrity at all to support continuation, at least for now, of a filibuster.
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?