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Energy secretary Steven Chu will face a grilling at House hearing on Solyndra (Fox News)
The supercommittee’s negotiations grind on (Politico)
Rick Perry has issued a debate challenge to Nancy Pelosi (The Hill)
Concealed carry vote passes the House (Politico)
The Tea Party Debt Commission will release its own report today (FreedomWorks)
Norah Jones made the Hill a little less drab yesterday by singing at ceremony honoring astronauts:
On the main site:
Chu Him Out, by George Neumayr: The “Nobel Prize-winning physicist” pleads stupidity on Solyndra.
The Two Months War, by Andrew Cline: Occupy Wall Street’s failed reversal of American society.
Who Was Fred Iklé? by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.: America has lost a great hero of the Cold War.
The New Welfare Swindle, by Christopher Orlet: SSI has replaced AFDC as the New Welfare.
Bailout U. by David N. Bass: A college degree certainly doesn’t mean what it used to.
Trust, Don’t Verify, by Ken Blackwell: Trust the Russians to take Obama for a ride.
Who’s Lazy? by Peter Hannaford: Not all Americans are, and they’re returning home to prove it.
Rumpole at His Best, by Larry Thornberry: How better the world would be if all liberals were like John Mortimer and Horace Rumpole.
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?