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The Day Ahead: Thursday, March 10, 2011

By on 3.10.11 | 8:37AM

What to Watch for:

The Homeland Security Committee will hold the first in a series of hearings looking into alleged radicalization in the Muslim community (Fox News)

Vice President Biden meets with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to discuss WTO entries and visa issues (Washington Post)

France is first country to formally recognize Libyan opposition (AP)

The collective bargaining bill that was advanced last night will be voted on by the Assembly today (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Libyan forces attack Ras Lanuf as NATO meets today to discuss a no-fly zone over Libya (CNN)

Clip of the Day:

MSNBC's Uygur compares Karl Rove to Darth Vader (Politico)

Today on the Main Site:

Yes, Vivian, Defunding NPR Will Reduce the Deficits by John Berlau: NPR's recent actions are hardly as outrageous as the free ride it enjoys at competitors' expense.

Who Are These Suckers? by William Tucker: After all, the people at NPR define themselves as intelligent.

Off With Their Heads by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.: What about Ron Schiller's low estimate of America itself? How did everyone miss that?

A Thousand Points of Blight by David Catron: ObamaCare waivers top 1,000 as White House stonewalls congressional inquiry.

Picking on Mitch Daniels by Robert M. Goldberg: He's not on the road to government-run healthcare.

Odd Couples by Christopher Orlet: My attempt to answer the age-old question: why smart guys marry dumb girls.

Among the Miserabilists by James Srodes: The inimitable Theodore Dalrymple scores again.

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