1. 10

    Our actions in the Middle East over the last 15 years have already guaranteed radical Muslims quite enough ammunition to kill Americans for the next century, even if Guantanamo did not exist.

  2. 9

    Those who actually hate animals to the point of being cruel to them are outcasts to the rest of us, no matter where in the world they live.

  3. 8

    A salute from this corner to President Bush for saying he was willing to investigate raising or eliminating the cap on salaries subject to the Social Security tax.

  4. 7

    The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And, most importantly, the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it.

  5. 6

    Perhaps our Irish friends should not so completely turn their backs on their historical dishes, no matter how many jokes they might have to endure.

  6. 5

    Currently, 94 out of 100 of us pay the Social Security tax all year round.

  7. 4

    It is impossible to exaggerate the wide, and widening, gulf between the American attitude on the Iraq war and the view from our friends across the Atlantic.

  8. 3

    Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.

  9. 2

    The worst thing that can happen to us in an ideological struggle is to become what we are fighting.

  10. 1

    One of the pleasant duties of America's most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country.

  11. Last Update: 8 February 2023

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