Senate and House negotiators agree on massive defense spending authorization bill (CNN)
Former senator, governor of New Jersey Jon Corzine to appear before a Senate hearing on the failure of his firm, MF Global (CNN)
With yesterday’s announcement that it will review Arizona’s new immigration law, the Supreme Court now has at least three cases that will shape the 2012 election (New York Times)
OWS protesters succeeded in shutting down some West Coast ports last night (USA Today)
Physicists running the Large Hadron Collider will release new data on search for “God particle” today (NPR)
“Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” has passed $1 billion in sales in just 16 days (USA Today)
President Obama on downed drone: we’ve asked Iran for it back:
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Obama Takes on Arizona, by W. James Antle, III: The Supreme Court will weigh in on the administration’s least favorite immigration law.
Newt Gingrich and Corn Flakes, by Aaron Goldstein: Voters are having a taste of him again for the first time.
Trump and the American Dream, by Jeffrey Lord: Freedom to dream makes Donald Trump, Newsmax, ION debate — and USA — possible.
The Grinches Who Stole Christmas, by David Hogberg: Essential holiday reading for anyone who’s had it up to here with thieving politicians and bureaucrats.
CAFE Spells RIP for Trucks, by Eric Peters: Ford’s compact Ranger is the first casualty.
Job Creation Is No Mystery, by Tom McClintock: Time to put freedom back to work.
Soaring Down Under, by Jonathan Aitken: There’s little chance Australia will settle for America’s self-doubt or Europe’s pessimism.