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In Michigan, President Obama “urges voters to scold Republicans” (New York Times)
Elizabeth Warren prepares for a possible Senate run in Massachusetts (The Hill)
Lobbyists already fundraising for Democratic Rep. Xavier Becerra based on his appointment to the super committee (Roll Call)
The Post Office considers a 20 percent workforce cut (The Hill)
Sarah Palin will attend the Iowa state fair today, as Republican candidates gear up for the Ames Straw Poll (San Francisco Chronicle)
Romney: corporations are people:
Imagine My Surprise by Ross Kaminsky: So much can go south when one goes missing for a week.
No Winners… Yet, by Robert Stacy McCain: Debate fireworks didn’t really settle anything.
Europe’s Shorts-Sightedness, by John Berlau: Yesterday’s decision by European authorities will likely further damage markets in the U.S. as well.
I Don’t Like It, by Ben Stein: Reflections on losing money and going broke — and bringing home the bacon.
Why President Obama Is Painful to Watch, by Ron Ross: Let us count the ways.
Happy New Tax Freedom Day, by Doug Bandow: In our debt-ravaged country, Cost of Government Day actually falls much later in the year than it seems.
Left’s Agenda Inches Forward, by Peter Hannaford: California joins in to ensure Florida 2000 never again happens to Democrats.
The Ironic Chancellor, by Aram Bakshian, Jr.: The tragedy of Otto von Bismarck.
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?