. . . frontpager about Texas Jews who are fighting with Israel in the current conflict with Hamas.
The story by St. John Barned-Smith is legitimate and interesting. But neither the reporter nor the editors thought better than to write and approve this indefensible and nasty-spirited second paragraph:
. . . a most worthy charity. It provides clean drinking water in Jesus' name to folks who otherwise might drink from polluted lakes, streams, or near-surface wells. And it's based in our area, which means that you may already know people who contribute or who travel overseas to help drill or maintain the wells.
LWI is having cash-flow problems this year, so this would be a good time send a check to Living Water Internaional, 4001 Greenbriar Drive, Stafford, Texas 77477-3922.
An inventory of recent successes of leftist governments -- those run by liberals (aspiring socialists and good-hearted useful idiots), progressives (socialists in all but name), and honest socialists (those who . . .
. . . the Wall Street Journal, you should make haste to your nearest news vendor and purchase today's paper. Paul Gigot and his merry band of editorial inksters celebrate with two special editorials, snips from editorials from the musty past, and best of all, short essays from eleven WSJ contributors on how to renew America.
WE CONSERVATIVES never tire of asking, hypothetically, how the mainstream American press would cover Obama scandals and failures if he were a Republican. The implied indictment is all but inarguably true, but the mainstream media -- led by its hear-no-evil, see-no-evil, speak-no-evil journalism reviews -- simply ignore the point, refuting it with nothing more persuasive than studied indifference.
IT'S NO SECRET that the Houston Chronicle editors are usually wrong and, when wrong, spectacularly so. Still, it's time to concede that some editorials have crept softly in the right direction in the last couple of years.
A few weeks ago . . . I shared drinks and dinner with two men who have held high positions in Democratic administrations. Both men are lifelong liberals. There's nothing "moderate" about their liberalism. But as the pleasant evening wore on . . . I was struck by how little their politics have to do with other elements of the left.