By Tony Russell

Whether they are defending the Soviet Union or bleating for Saddam Hussein, liberals are always against America. They are either traitors or idiots, and on the matter of America's self-preservation, the difference is irrelevant. - Ann Coulter

I was walking downtown to pay the water bill when I spotted my neighbor raking leaves from the Bradford pear in his yard. "Ron," I greeted him. "Long time no see. What's been keeping you so busy?"

"Oh, hi, Ace," he said, glancing up. "I've filed a suit for federal protection under the Endangered Species Act, and you just can't believe how much time all the paper work eats up."

"I didn't know you were a nature lover," I said. "What kind of critter are you trying to save?"

"The political liberal," he said. "You used to see them everywhere. From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters, they were once as common as robins and English sparrows. Now they've virtually disappeared." ....

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