Wishing America a Happier Birthday

. . . And Many Happy Returns We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. —That to secure these rights,...

Positively Giddy

The Only Thing They Have to Fear Is . . . Government Itself “We’re very excited. It’s exactly what we wanted, and we got it.” —Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) * “The mood in the Capitol on Saturday, at least among Republicans, was downright giddy. When Republican leaders...

The Silence of the Dems

Now, finally, the president’s out there on the stump doing what we wish he’d been doing for the past 16 months or so: drawing sharp, biting distinctions between Democrats and Republicans. Great timing, five weeks before election day. We pray it ain’t too late. It...