December 19, 2013

China, Iran Go to Space, U.S. Debates Santa

Tom Rogan, National Review

The Associated Press

While we argued over Santa Claus, China roved across the moon. Iran sent a monkey into orbit and returned him safely to earth. America, we have a problem.

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