The Spectacle Blog

The Day Ahead: Tuesday, August 9

By on 8.9.11 | 7:54AM

President Obama will travel to Springfield, Virginia to promote efficiency standards at a trucking company (Politico)

Wisconsin holds recall elections for six Republican state senators today (New York Times)

The bodies of the American serviceman killed in Saturday's helicopter crash in Afghanistan will be brought to the U.S. today (Washington Post)

London deploys 10,000 additional policemen to the streets as riots enter fourth day (CBS News)

Obama engages in some less-than-inspiring rhetoric -- "we always will be a triple-A country":

On the main site:

The Return of Christine O'Donnell by Jeffrey Lord: The Ruling Class's favorite target tells her story.

Meltdown -- But Why? by Ben Stein: Speculators and the utter irrelevance of President Obama.

Aiming for Ames, by Robert Stacy McCain: Herman Cain's bus tour rolls across Iowa.

Point of the Spear, by George H. Wittman: Our special ops are the best assets we have in Afghanistan. Now critics want to put an end to their "night raids."

Swinging Redder, by Larry Thornberry: Swing state Florida grows ever redder -- bad news for the two top Democrats on next year's ballot. 

Trifles and Mighty Contests, by Matthew Omolesky: Three years after being brutalized by Russia, Georgia prepares for another round of woes.

The Left Has No Humanity, by Aaron Goldstein: Liberals love to promote humanism. Then why aren't they treating Tea Partiers like humans?

The Big Repeal, by Ryan Young & Jacqueline Otto: Want to repeal unnecessary laws? It's harder than you think.

The Summers of Their Discontent, by Mark Tooley: FDR and Eleanor -- "an extraordinary marriage"?

Send to Kindle

Like this Article

Print this Article

Print Article