Had a conversation last week with an acquaintance who ascribes any-and-all resistance to the Park51 Mosque/Cultural Center as “bigotry and xenophobia.”
I said, “that’s way too easy, cheap and stale; it’s more complicated than that, and reducing every controversy to “bigotry” is not serving the nation well.”
I suppose I could just save my breath from now on, and refer the question to this piece by Charles Krauthammer
Spengler on The Fall of Rome
VDH: Decline is a choice
So is allowing the nation to be perceived as a weak horse
Okay, so when I said you weren’t making America safer in 2008, that was just words, or, when I say you’ve have made America safer, that’s just words, now. Or something.
Fearless: Well, he did say “Do Not Be Afraid” a lot – How John Paul II Changed the Political World
100 Years: I like this site and the pictures! (via)
It makes for bad romantic comedy because the quest for perfection is false and ultimately defeats the self and society.
I don’t really get the whole Glenn Beck thing, I don’t really understand the upcoming rally (I confess I haven’t paid much attention) but this is one hell of a speech
One for Buster: discussing this over lunch!
I love weirdness like this
This is cool. Maybe I have been writing the wrong kind of blog!
It’s all about perspective