America’s 629,000 unemployed construction workers face a grim new year. The recession brutalized their sector of the economy, and the recovery remains weak and uncertain. President Obama could help these struggling Americans — as well as the rest of us — by approving the Keystone XL pipeline.
This season the two things the nanny state fears most are global warming and obesity. However, a study published in the British Medical Journal puts panicky progressives — as liberals now want to be called — between a rock and a hard place.
A man who jumps out of an airplane at 90, just for the fun of it, is a man to inspire the Walter Mitty in all of us earthbound creatures. George H.W. Bush has been an inspiration and an example since he put on his country’s uniform after Pearl Harbor and went cheerfully off to war.
I heard the bells on Christmas DayTheir old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men!
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the East, and have come to worship him.”