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The Bloomberg/Washington Post GOP debate in New Hampshire is tonight. Watch for Herman Cain to field a lot of questions in wake of his surge up the polls (AJC); watch to see if Rick Perry can claw back into the race after ceding so much ground in the wake of his last debate letdown (NPR); a controversy over Romney and Huntsman’s Mormon faith has broken out recently, and could be a debate topic (CBS).
Obama’s jobs bill heads for a procedural vote tonight that could send it to a permanent defeat. (CNN)
Occupy DC and the AFL-CIO are teaming up for a sit-in at the Capitol. (Daily Caller)
Congress takes up, and is expected to pass, three trade bills. (Associated Press)
Herman Cain responds to attacks from Harry Belafonte and Cornel West:
On the main site:
False Religions and Real Distractions, by Ross Kaminsky: Robert Jeffress’s anti-Mormonism is the last thing Republicans need.
Alec Baldwin Fund Tied to Wall Street, Big Oil, by Jeffrey Lord: Actor Alec Baldwin partners with Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Exxon, and a charity that urges evading capital gains tax.
No Primary Challenge to Obama, by J.T. Young: The talk may grow louder, but any challenge would be suicidal in its own right.
The World Doesn’t Owe You a Living, by Aaron Goldstein: It’s difficult to see how camping out in the city square is going to improve the Occupy Wall Street protesters’ long-term employment prospects.
Diapers for 26-Year-Olds, by David N. Bass: So long as Millennials fail to grow up, their economic plight is unlikely to improve.
Riots of Passage, by Roger Scruton: When rites of passage disappear from public life, civilization does as well, and one result is young men running amok.
British Priorities, by Hal G.P. Colebatch: Prime Minister Cameron has slashed defense spending. So where is all that money going now?
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.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?