The Day Ahead: Friday, April 15 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
The Day Ahead: Friday, April 15

The compromise 2011 spending bill heads to President Obama for signing (Politico)

The House will vote on Rep. Paul Ryan’s “Path to Prosperity” 2012 budget before adjourning for a two-week spring break (Foxnews)

Obama returns from fundraising in Chicago, staying at his Hyde Park home (USAToday)

Larry Page makes his first public appearance as CEO of Google (SF Chronicle)

House Judiciary Subcomittee on the Constitution to hold a hearing on “defending marriage” and DOMA (Metro Weekly)

On this day in 1912, the Titanic sunk (History)

Is Mitt Romney’s campaign going to be based entirely on his looks?

On the main site:

Father, Son, Which One Will Run? by Fred Lucas: Who’ll be the right Paul for President in 2012?

Save Wrath for Obama, by Quin Hillyer: John Boehner isn’t the enemy.

Thank You, CBO, by Ross Kaminsky: The CBO’s report on the actual $352 million saved in this year’s budget is a blessing for conservatives.

Planned Parenthood and the Soviet Model, by Paul Kengor: On Margaret Sanger, Stalinist Russia, and Democrats and their Holy Grail.

A Religious Left Dinosaur, by Mark Tooley: Maryknoll priest Roy Bourgeois was fighting his old fights this week, the times having passed him by.

Glory on the Cheap, by George H. Wittman: French Field Marshal Sarkozy is no Napoleon or de Gaulle.

Love That Dirty Water, by Larry Thornberry: A beautifully illustrated tribute to Fenway and the Sawks.

In a Better World, by James Bowman: The brilliant Susanne Bier’s Oscar-winning movie is very much about men and the things that matter to men.

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