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The Day Ahead: Halloween

By on 10.31.11 | 7:06AM

Herman Cain is in D.C. to speak at both AEI and the National Press Club, and is certain to face questions about last night's Politico story about two women who accused him of innappropriate behavior in the 1990s (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

NATO will end its seven-month bombing campaign in Libya today (Washington Post)

President Obama will issue an executive order allowing the FDA to address drug shortages (New York Times)

Election laws in Republican-run states are becoming more restricted (L.A. Times)

U.N. demographers estimate world population of seven billion to be reached today (MSNBC)

Herman Cain spokesman fails to deny harassment reports on Geraldo:

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Doubting Thomas, by W. James Antle, III: The latest liberal campaign to discredit the most conservative Supreme Court justice.

Organized Ignorance, by Robert Stacy McCain: "Occupy Wall Street" mobs know so much that isn't so.

The Left Has Become Comfortably Dumb, by David Catron: Our lips are moving, but they can't hear what we're saying.  

Obama's New War in Uganda, by Doug Bandow: How to explain his formation of his own Afrika Korps?

Bill Niskanen, Trinitarian, by Jeremy Lott: The Cato Institute's long-time chairman was a man and economist in full.

In Perth With the Queen, by Hal G.P. Colebatch: Do CHOGM meetings advance the cause of the English-speaking world?

Before Sunset, by Ben Stein: Our monthly Diarist's print magazine installment.

Master Diplomat and Statesman, by John R. Coyne, Jr.: In Henry Kissinger, Richard Nixon found his foreign minister.

Monuments to Lost Meaning, by James Bowman.

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