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President Obama will address the nation about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan at 8 p.m. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Biden’s deficit meetings with congressional leaders will continue (Bloomberg)
Today could be the showdown in the New York gay marriage vote (AP)
Tim Pawlenty on everything:
On the main site:
A Florida Senate Primer by Larry Thornberry: Folks like Mike Haridopolos are lining up to oust moderate sounding, liberal voting incumbent Bill Nelson.
What’s Another $2.4 Trillion? by Rand Paul: Our national debt currently hovers at $14,352,045,270,245.76.
Europe’s Not-So-Revolutionary Youth, by Samuel Gregg: Going nowhere fast, indignantly and in denial.
Reaganomics’ Resurgence, by Peter Ferrara: We need to examine what we did the last time America fell into a downward economic spiral.
My Mother-in-Law Is Owed an Apology, by Ryan Young: Where do TSA-confiscated items go?
The Audacity of Hype, by Ken Blackwell: There’s a real problem when the President of the United States feels the need to become the entertainer-in-chief.
Magisterial and Indispensable, by Jason Emerson: George Washington — so inscrutable to those around him, yet so revered for his honorable and transparent qualities.
Crammed Onto Buses, by David Aikman: Easter in China is when the government makes clear it doesn’t like China’s house churches.
Defending Deviancy Down, by Manon McKinnon: Early apologists for Anthony Weiner gave new definition to the Moynihan-Krauthammer thesis.
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