An excellent summary of a failed Presidency: As gas nears $5-a-gallon out west, the president, who has cancelled a key pipeline and frozen federal leases from Alaska to the East Coast, teaches us about American algae potential, in the way he used to emphasize the importance of tire pressure and “tune-ups.” He castigates the opposition [...]
Archive for February, 2012
Oy Vey: THESE PEOPLE THINK EVERYTHING IS SOME SORT OF “PRIVILEGE:” Geithner: ‘Privilege of Being an American’ Is Why Rich Need Higher Taxes. Unless, of course, you sneak across the border. Then it’s a right. UPDATE: Mark Steyn on the Perversion of Rights: King might have done better to put the issue to Danica Patrick. [...]
As Europe continues to unravel, David Pryce-Jones: It is a strange freak of history that Greece was the staunch ally of Britain from the first days of the war onwards, and resisted the German occupation with courage, only to find itself under the German cosh at a moment when Britain has rejected the euro zone [...]
For war: Given the level of preparation for these attacks, these days the State of Israel looks like a bunkered Western outpost threatened with destruction by Iran. The countdown for war may have already begun. But as Israelis start thinking about heading to shelters, the question in their minds is: once the assault on their [...]
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput: [N]o similarly aggressive attack on religious freedom in our country has occurred in recent memory. The current administration prides itself on being measured and deliberate. The current HHS mandate needs to be understood as exactly that. Commentators are using words like “gaffe,” “ill conceived,” and “mistake” to describe the mandate. They’re [...]
World War I veteran has died.