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President Obama to host huge group of “stakeholders,” including Michael Bloomberg, at White House to discuss immigration (Politico)
The Treasury may sell G.M. shares as early as this summer, locking in huge loss for taxpayers (Wall Street Journal)
McDonald’s hopes to hire 50,000 new workers by the end of the day (Chicago Tribune)
Obama kicks off three-day deficit plan promotion/fundraising tour in Northern Virginia (Washington Post)
Protests in Syria intensify as security forces fire on protesters (New York Times)
On this day in 1775, the Revolutionary War begins at Lexington and Concord (History)
Rahm Emanuel caught using some salty language at the Bulls game:
On the main site:
Staying Alive, by Ben Stein: A super Saturday in Washington.
Democratic Ceiling Wax, by Ross Kaminsky: Applying Orwellian logic to S&P’s warning.
Mogul Alert, by Jeffrey Lord: Trump, having previously praised Obama and Pelosi, calls Bush “evil” and “worst president.” Conservatives know the routine.
Whiners at War, by Doug Bandow: The Europeans’ Libya campaign has stalemated. Now what?
Beyond the Water’s Edge, by Grover Norquist: Will foreign policy play a role in 2012?
Obama’s Taxing Deficit, by Ralph R. Reiland: The confiscatory Cuban model is not out of the question.
Our Fragile Liberties, by Michael Johnson: Adam Bellow’s thirty contributors shine light on the many perverse new threats to freedom.
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?