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President Obama will stop by the Key Bridge in D.C. to speechify in favor of infrastructure spending, and then head out on a trip to France (Politico)
The Federal Reserve will announce the results of its monetary policy meeting today, and chairman Ben Bernanke will hold a press conference to discuss the Fed’s decision (Time)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls for the acceleration of settlement construction in East Jerusalem and the West Bank (CNN)
New Hampshire will announce its primary date today (CNN)
Greece is committed to a referendum on Euro membership (Bloomberg)
The Republican National Committee shows what Obama’s going to have to overcome to win reelection:
On the main site:
Bad Economists and Good Capitalists, by Ross Kaminsky: Obama and his minions notwithstanding, we’re again seeing the amazing resilience of American entrepreneurialism.
Occupying My Time, by Gerald Nachman: It’s never too late for a non-protester to change his tune.
Ryan Schools Obama on America, by Peter Ferrara: Saving the American Idea, alas, is the last thing on our president’s closed mind.
Obama’s UNESCO Fiasco, by Robert M. Goldberg: A reluctance to defend Israel against the latest pro-Palestinian Authority power grab.
Getting to Know the City of Angels, by G. Tracy Mehan, III: A tourist in America’s second largest city.
Unsettling Claims. bJay D. Homnick: On suing the federal government over the anthrax attacks.
A Lifetime of Sowell-Full Thought, by Larry Thornberry: Buy yourself and everyone you know an early Christmas present.
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