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By Michael Widlanski
Leveling the battlefield to aid terrorists enables evil to fight on
Topic - William J. Bennett
William J. Bennett and David Wilezol's "Is College Worth It?" asks and authoritatively answers one of life's biggest questions.
Halfway through "The Book of Man," William Bennett's delightful survey of writings on what it means to be a man, the author treats readers to a segment titled "Hunting the Grisly - Theodore Roosevelt" in which he writes the following: "By now you have noticed that Theodore Roosevelt appears frequently in this book. That is because Roosevelt's manliness is impossible to doubt."
At a time when mixed mes- sages come from the administration about foreign affairs in general and the war declared on us 13 years ago by Osama bin Laden and his confederates in particular, this book supplies a bracing dose of clarity.
As author William J. Bennett pointed out a number of years ago in his book "The Index of Leading Cultural Indicators," children of single parents are much more likely to be involved in crime and premarital sex, to drop out of school and to get involved with drugs.
Mr. Bennett writes, "As you will see in the following passages, the lessons from history and virtuous men teach men to respect women, pursue them for the right reasons and weigh carefully their actions and words with them.