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The Day Ahead: Friday, May 13

Ron Paul announces his presidential run on Good Morning America (USA Today)

Treasury secretary Tim Geithner to join HHS secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Labor secretary Hilda Solis for release of Social Security and Medicare trustee’s reports (New York Times)

One of the questions from the shocking ethics report on former Nevada senator John Ensign: What was Tom Coburn’s role? (Politico)

Libyan opposition leaders to meet with National Security Adviser Tom Donilon and members of Congress at White House (Fox News)

Mitt Romney tries to defend his health care plan in Massachusetts while opposing Obamacare: 

Today on the main site:

The True Story of the Financial Crisis by Peter J. Wallison: Its origins are in the federal government.

Geronimo and Osama, by Mark Tooley: The Religious Left joins in the denunciations — without knowing too much about the story. 

Laden With Significance, by Jay D. Homnick: It appears we’ve done Zawahiri and Awlaki a huge favor.

Lessons on Counter-Terrorism From a Missing Bird, by Judd Magilnick: How the Maltese Falcon saved civilization (really).

Drug Running in Place, by George H. Wittman: Most everything about the Mexican government’s relationship with the drug cartels is a mystery.

Hidden in Plain Sight… With Low, Low Monthly Payments, by Eric Peters: Ever wonder how the escalating costs of goverment mandates get absorbed without the new car buyer knowing about it?

Time Machine: Troopers Is Deeper Than Wells, by Lars Walker: It’s subversive of the subversive, a counterrevolutionary romance.

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

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Commander-in-chief of Christmas inflation