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Fox News and Google host a debate for the GOP candidates in Orlando tonight at 9 (Youtube)
President Obama will use the Brent Spence bridge in between Cincinnati and Kentucky as a setting for another stump speech for his jobs bill today (Politico)
House Republican leadership suffered a defeat as their continuing resolution failed yesterday evening, increasing the odds of a government shutdown (New York Times)
After his appeal for a stay of execution went all the way to the Supreme Court, Troy Davis was put to death in Georgia last night (CNN)
Rick Perry: Mitt Romney is Obama-lite:
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Markets Shout at Operation Twist, by Ross Kaminsky: Or maybe they shrieked, as the Fed yesterday confirmed it’s helpless to prevent a double-dip recession.
A Frivolously Destructive Presidency, by George Neumayr: Toying with ideological larks defines it.
Long Live Suburbia, by Christopher Orlet: The death of Suburban America has been greatly exaggerated.
Twenty Percent, Si. Twenty-Five Percent, No., by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.: No, Mr. President, not everything Americans earn belongs to you.
The David Norris Show, by Patrick Howley: Sex and intellectualism mark the Irish presidential race. And one morally bankrupt candidate is putting on a show for the ages.
Taking a Good Look at World War II, by Aram Bakshian, Jr.: There’s no better one-volume history of the war than Andrew Roberts’ latest masterpiece.
The Labrador Doctrine, by Jed Babbin: Meet Bogey, who though much like Gus isn’t Gus the Second.
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?