The Day Ahead: Friday, April 29 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
The Day Ahead: Friday, April 29

President Obama to visit Alabama to view devastation of tornadoes that have left 300 dead across the South (CNN)

Five presumed GOP presidential hopefuls will attend an Americans for Prosperity event for New Hampshire Senate Republican primary runner-up Ovide Lamontagne (Politico)

A growing number of Senate Democrats are siding against the White House and demanding that spending cuts be attached to debt limit vote (Washington Post)

NFL teams allowed to resume football operations while awaiting ruling from Eighth District Court of Appeals (USA Today)

Inflation expectations remain under control despite short-term price increases in food and other commodities (Wall Street Journal)

On this day in 1945, Dachau was liberated (History)

Video of the tornado in Tuscaloosa:

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Petraeus and Panetta: Foiled at the Start, by Jed Babbin: Both men have superb reputations — but look who they’re working for.

Saint Wojtyła, by Quin Hillyer: When Pope John Paul II is beatified on Sunday, the world again will have reason to reflect on the great goodness of this remarkable man.

Avastin’s Double-Header, by Robert M. Goldberg: It’s one anyone interested in the health of his health care will be watching.

A Drop Here, A Drop There, by Peter Hannaford: Amazing how a drop in the budgetary bucket is soon worth millions and billions.

Government in Vermont, by James M. Thunder: Gov. Shumlin makes a shaky case for healthcare as a right.

The Other 2012 Presidential Election, by George H. Wittman: For all its murkiness one thing is clear — the two contenders don’t like each other.

Houston, We’ve Got a Problem, by Ben Stein: We really are pretty far gone.

Winter in Wartime, by James Bowman: A well-made film that’s less about winter and wartime than about boyhood and its end.

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