Election recounts would be more plausible if Democrats occasionally let the Republican win. But they don't. Ballots miraculously discovered days and weeks after the election -- in the back seat of a car, after helpful "corrections" to the ballots by election supervisors, etc. -- invariably result in a surprise win for the Democrat.Voters are just supposed to accept that, unless Republicans win an election by an insuperable margin, the Democrats will steal it.And the thieving
Remember. Forget. Repeat.
For 17 years, America has engaged in a collective ritual every Sept. 11: Hang flags, light candles, bow heads and make vows to "Never forget."
Then, every Sept. 12, it's back to business as usual: See something, do nothing.
Did you remember that five of the 9/11 hijackers — Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi, Hani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi and Satam al-Suqami — carried out their killer plot after overstaying their visas, evading detection and avoiding deportation?
In the 1985 Academy Award-winning film "Cocoon," three residents in a retirement home discover that swimming in a pool containing the pods of an alien life form allows them to absorb alien energy. They immediately feel younger, stronger and rejuvenated. Great fun ensues. Back in real life, a 1979 study had already shown that it is not necessary to go interplanetary to generate a similar effect:
Harvard University social psychologist Ellen Langer had devised a novel