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The Day Ahead: Wednesday, March 16, 2011

By on 3.16.11 | 9:57AM

What to Watch for:

A second nuclear reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan might have ruptured and is releasing radioactive steam (New York Times)

President Obama meets with USAID Administrator Raj Shah to discuss aid efforts in Japan, Middle East and Haiti (Politico)

American CIA contractor released from Pakistani prison after blood money deal (Washington Post)

Bahrain troops and police shot tear gas and shotguns at anti-government protesters (LA Times)

Clip of the Day:

Sarah Palin gets her own movie on HBO. Career booster or career crasher? (CNN)

Today on the Main Site:

Hands Off the Obamacare Slush Fund by The Prowler: Why has the GOP House leadership blocked Reps. King and Bachmann's efforts to defund Obamacare implementation?

Libya's Lesson for Europe by Doug Bandow: You need military power to be a military power.

Recalling the Good Times by Jay D. Homnick: Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez suffers humiliating recall from overtaxed and put-upon voters.

Cap and Control the EPA by Larry Thornberry: The House moves to regulate the global warmist regulators.

Slouching Towards Argentina by Peter Ferrara: Obama's allies in Wisconsin are a throwback to Juan Peron's public employee unions.

Has Massachusetts Become a Brown State? by Aaron Goldstein: Sure looks like it, if Scott Brown holds on to the "people's seat."

Philadelphia's Long Lent Gets Longer by G. Tracy Mehan, III: Fallen priests, ashes, and the Resurrection.

A Bright Spot by Manon McKinnon: With thanks to the Foundation for a Better Life.

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