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The Day Ahead: Friday, June 17

The AARP has dropped its opposition to Social Security benefit cuts and now wants to guide reform (Wall Street Journal)

RightOnline, the conservative activist meetup, will begin today in Minneapolis (RightOnline)

The House and Senate are out of session.

The Justice Department filed a brief on behalf of the federal government against Indiana’s defunding of Planned Parenthood yesterday (Huffington Post)

Gov. Chris Christie’s pension reform bill advances through senate committee as union protests mount (Philly Inquirer)

Marco Rubio’s maiden Senate floor speech:

On the main site:

A Less Perfect Union by Andrew J. Coulson: How the NEA and AFT play Monopoly with your kids.

Farewell to Weiner, by Robert Stacy McCain: His three-week scandal reaches its pathetic conclusion.

Shakespearean Tragedy, Talmudic Comedy, by Jay D. Homnick: Two overlooked players in the sorry Weiner episode.

Unconstitutional Authority, by Doug Bandow: The president is in noncompliance with the War Powers Resolution about a war everyone knows is a war except the one calling the shots.

Overdrawn at the Ideas ATM, by Iain Murray: The president’s Luddite moment.

Yes, We Still Have a Prayer, by Quin Hillyer: The right kind of politics of faith.

Ghetto Love, by Christopher Orlet: Not everyone wants to join the middle class.

Neo-Islam Stalls, by George H. Wittman: Still, Turkey’s President is well-positioned to move his country further in the wrong direction.

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