- Tony Blair to warn West: Take sides against radical Islam
- Pfc. Bradley Manning’s name change to Chelsea heads to court
- NYPD’s attempt at positive Twitter outreach campaign proves to be an epic fail
- Michigan man among first in U.S. to get ‘bionic eye’
- JetBlue pilots vote to unionize; 2 previous attempts failed
- Pentagon plans to replace flight crews with ‘full-time’ robots
- Navy’s military dolphins may meet Putin’s porpoises in Black Sea
- Forget the Porsche — it’s the guy with the Prius that attracts the ladies, poll shows
- Fired Russian Facebook CEO says site has fallen in the hands of pro-Putin supporters
- Sen. Boozman of Arkansas has emergency heart surgery
Feds who send arms against ranch families betray American values
Topic - John J. Miller
Like Rodney Dangerfield, Arlen Specter gets no respect. The former Pennsylvania senator penned an opinion piece calling on Con- gress to intervene to save football. The NFL owners have locked out the players. The football season may be in jeopardy. Something must be done.
"The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football" (Harper), by John J. Miller: What's getting the Panama Canal built or making peace between Russia and Japan compared with rescuing football from damnation and dissolution? In the Age of Theodore Roosevelt, anything was possible.
President Theodore Roosevelt played an indispensable role in rescuing football as we know it, and Mr. Miller, a veteran political reporter for National Review, has written an engaging account of this infrequently told story.
Quite a lot, John J. Miller says in response to the last question.