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The Day Ahead: Friday, February 4, 2011

By on 2.4.11 | 9:47AM

Today on the Main Site:

The King's Speech by James Bowman: Maybe there is a heroism we can believe in again.

Poured Concrete for the Soul by Dan Peterson: Why are we now not surprised when architecture is ugly and inhuman? Nancy Pearcey offers answers to this and many other questions about our aggressively secular age.

Propaganda of the Deed by George H. Wittman: The riots in Egypt have been a boon for post-Domodedovo Russia.

Reagan vs. the Progressives by Paul Kengor: Remembering Ronald Reagan at 100 -- and what he learned from his "progressive" friends.

Repeal Appeal by Ross Kaminsky: Senate Democrats seal their fate for 2012 by voting against repeal of Obamacare.

Religious Left Despised Ronald Reagan by Mark Tooley: A nice reminder of a no-holds-barred detestation.

Michelle Obama's Barbecue Hypocrisy by Andrew Cline: The first rule of political pandering: Know what you're talking about.

Will the Middle East Go MAD? by William Tucker: As Egypt prepares us for a New Middle East, thank goodness for nuclear weapons and mutually assured destruction. But then there's Iran.

What to Watch for:

President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Harper meet to discuss major changes to the North American border (National Post)

The Internet will run out of IP addresses today--a new system will be introduced (NDTV)

After hiding from the press this week, President Obama will finally take questions concerning Egypt (Politico)

Five-time World Series Champion Andy Pettitte is retiring (WGGB)

Clip of the Day:

According to Sen. Charles Schumer, Newt Gingrich is running for president (Politico)

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