The Spectacle Blog

The Day Ahead: Monday, October 24

By on 10.24.11 | 8:22AM

President Obama, campaigning on the West Coast, will announce a plan to launch stimulative measures through the executive branch using Fannie and Freddie (Reuters)

The supercommittee continues to draw super lobbying (Politico)

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has entered intensive therapy in North Carolina (CNN)

Gov. Rick Perry may have jumped the shark (USA Today)

Mitt Romney's plan for providing medical aid for illegal immigrants in Massachusetts could become a campaign issue (L.A. Times)

Mitch McConnell: Municipal worker layoffs are a local, not federal, problem:

On the main site:

Out of Iraq, by W. James Antle, III: And into a fog. But don't forget Libya.

Obama Under Water, by James P. Gannon: Living in housing he (and we) can scarcely afford.

Take a Deep Breath, by Ross Kaminsky: The fiery last debate and the hectic week since then hasn't really changed anything. So relax...

Efforts and Corpses, by Matthew Omolesky: The new Libya and its constitution.

We've Lost a Great Teacher, by Ben Stein: Harry Wellington was one of life's great gentlemen and one of the Yale Law School's greatest professors.

Occupy Charlotte, by Jed Babbin: It won't be a real Democratic convention unless the Occupy Wall Street crowd adopts the next one as its home.

Is Pot Going to Pot? by Peter Hannaford: Once again, California leads the way.

Return to Lepanto, by Philip F. Lawler: An "agnostic Protestant" may not necessarily be the best choice to write a history of the papacy. 

Send to Kindle

Like this Article

Print this Article

Print Article