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Today on the Main Site:
Democrats Renew Their War on America’s Youth by Philip Klein: With election year at hand, Democrats and their liberal allies are back to scaring seniors and denying there’s a Social Security crisis.
Just Say No by Shawn Macomber: Author Thomas Woods pens the guidebook to nullifying federal tyranny.
The NAACP: Becoming Mel Gibson, Applauding Shirley Sherrod by Jeffrey Lord: Image and reality clash: from Christian Adams to Sherrod to Wright and Farrakhan.
Six Months of Scott Brown by Aaron Goldstein: The honeymoon is over — but less us recall this is also a moderate Republican.
Suing Obamacare by Douglas Smith: The states’ lawsuit over Obamacare raises fundamental issues of individual liberty and government power.
Brother, Can You Spare a Euro? by Paul Johnson: The European Union is supposed to promote amity among its members. The result has been the opposite: hatred.
Restrepo by James Bowman: An interesting if irony-filled documentary on the Afghanistan War.
What to Watch for:
Part 2 of Top Secret America over at the Washington Post
BP considers new plan to plug leak (NY Times)
Jobless aid bill likely to break through Senate deadlock (AP)
Mega banks squeeze out smaller players (WSJ)
Obama meets with British PM Cameron (Chicago Sun-Times)
Clip of the Day:
Obama says Republicans lack faith in American people because of refusal to back jobless bill
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online