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President Obama will hold a joint q & a with French president Nicolas Sarkozy at 3 p.m. (Politico)
Jon Corzine has stepped down from MG Global, rejected severance pay, and hired a criminal attorney (New York Times)
The monthly job numbers will be released by the BLS.
Americans for Prosperity will hold the Defending the Dream summit in D.C.
One Cain accuser could issue a statement today (CNN)
Occupy protests get litigious and violent in Oakland and NYC (CNN)
Jon Huntsman is out with brutal web ads showing Romney’s flip-flops:
On the main site:
Gingrich Rises Up to Glass Ceiling, by Ross Kaminsky: He’s gone about as far as he can go — but he might be ideal in a more ceremonial role.
Herman, We Hardly Knew Ye, by Green Lantern: What a difference a week can make on the character of a candidacy.
Your Taxpayers’ Money at Work, by Andrew B. Wilson: Big bucks on offer for new speechwriter at Fannie Mae.
An Opportunity Wasted? by Larry Thornberry: Incumbent Bill Nelson may have an easy time of it next year if Republicans don’t get over their lethargy in Florida’s U.S. Senate race.
If Israel Strikes… by Ken Blackwell: When Ehud Barak joins this conversation, you know it’s serious.
Obama Orders Drug Shortages, by Robert M. Goldberg: He wants increased production of life-saving drugs while looking to punish any price increases. Good luck to us all.
Mexican Cartel 2.0, by George H. Wittman: The cartels’ greed and love of violence undercuts even their insatiable desire for profit.
Wall Streeters Throw in the Towel, by Gerald Nachman: In case you haven’t heard…
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?