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Tonight is The American Spectator’s annual dinner, featuring Rep. Paul Ryan.
President Obama will sit down for interviews with 10 anchors from local stations around the country (Politico)
The Catholic Church’s concern with Obama’s policies is, finally, penetrating the mainstream media (Washington Post)
Top Justice Department official is sorry for Fast and Furious fiasco (CNN)
More than 2 million people throughout the Northeast are still without power (BusinessWeek)
The federal government sues South Carolina over new immigration law (CNN)
The U.S. is cutting funds for UNESCO after it votes to allow Palestinian membership (CNN)
Herman Cain sings at the National Press Club yesterday:
On the main site:
‘Sources Say’ by Robert Stacy McCain: Herman Cain meets the D.C. media’s scandal factory.
Lincoln’s “Living Dog” by Jeffrey Lord: Herman Cain’s a threat to both the left and the GOP Establishment.
When Hope Fails Dopes, by David N. Bass: Is there any hope for Generation Y, the first likely to be worse off financially than its parents?
Sudan in Crisis, by Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi: South Sudan is now independent, but its northern neighbor continues to press in an Islamist direction.
Man vs. Beetle, by Mark Hyman: The Puritan tiger beetle has better lawyers than homeowners at Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Estates.
Now It’s All About Endurance, by Michael Johnson: Real runners have found a new thrill in a strictly American challenge, the 24-hour relay race through historic sites.
So Long, Tony, by Aaron Goldstein: Tony La Russa may be retired, but now he can go back to practicing law.
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?