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The Day Ahead: Friday, July 16, 2010
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Today on the Main Site:

America’s Ruling Class — And the Perils of Revolution by Angelo M. Codevilla: The only serious opposition to this arrogant Ruling Party is coming not from feckless Republicans but from what might be called the Country Party — and its vision is revolutionary. Our special Summer Issue cover story.

General Forbes Returns by Shawn Macomber: Steve Forbes takes the battle to Obama and the statist quo.

Santorum’s All Right by Quin Hillyer: Don’t Penn him in as an also-ran.

Justice Loses Its Stars and Stripes by The Prowler: The Department of Justice goes one-world on us.

Michigan a Right to Work State? by F. Vincent Vernuccio: Republican gubernatorial candidates are discussing it openely — that’s how dire the state’s economic condition has become.

Americans Saved Ho Chi Minh’s Life by George H. Wittman Sixty-five years ago today, in the waning days of WWII, an OSS medic landed in Ho’s small village.

BFF by Christopher Orlet: One true friend is sometimes enough.

Harboring Bad Faith by Jay D. Homnick: Even if we grant the NAACP having acted in good faith, it is a faith conceived in misconception.

What to Watch for:

Obama off to Maine for (another) weekend getaway (Chicago Sun-Times) 

Fed wins more power in financial overhaul (WSJ) 

Oil spill capped for second day (NY Times) 

Iranian mosque blast kills dozens (Washington Post) 

5,000 arrested in Asia over World Cup gambling ring (BBC News) 

Clip of the Day:

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano gets interviewed by Van Susteren; best bit is her answer to “can we secure the border?

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Stop the Inflation Grinch From Stealing Christmas!

That’s right, the Grinch (Joe Biden) is coming for your pocketbooks this Christmas season with record inflation. Just to recap, here is a list of items that have gone up during his reign. 

Gas: 40%+
Beef: 20%+
Used Cars: 20%+
Lodging: 17%
Eggs: 13%

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The Grinch Stole Christmas Sale
Commander-in-chief of Christmas inflation