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The Day Ahead: Monday, September 19

By on 9.19.11 | 8:22AM

President Obama will announce a $3 trillion deficit reduction plan that includes a "Buffett Rule" millionaires' tax (Politico)

Obama will also travel to New York City for a UN event and a DNC fundraiser (Chicago Sun-Times)

Indiana governor Mitch Daniels underwhelmed by GOP field (New York Times)

Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day.

Sen. Mitch McConnell: Buffett can send in a check:

On the main site:

Obama's Palestinian Extravagance

by Jed Babbin

Barry's chickens are coming home to roost.

Welcome to the Carbon Cult, by Ross Kaminsky: Hot-heated they may be, but the Thomas Friedmans of our world aren't exactly "on fire."

Instability Spreading, by Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi: The aftershocks of Gaddafi's downfall are spreading south -- and spreading fast.

Out of Sorts, by Ben Stein: New York, Washington - they're not Sandpoint.

The Importance of Culture, by Roger Scruton: It is culture that creates economics, and not the other way around.

Feinstein Swindled, by Peter Hannaford: Some 200 California Democrat clients have fallen victim to a Madoff in their midst. Could it turn the state light blue?

The W. Writers Workshop, by Nick Hahn: A new literary genre has emerged: the Bush Administration Memoir. And it's not so bad.

Blonde Ambition, by Patrick O'Hannigan: Ann Coulter is not one to tolerate mob rule.

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