The Day Ahead: Monday, May 9 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
The Day Ahead: Monday, May 9

Speaker Boehner to reassure Wall Street Leaders about debt limit vote at Economic Club of New York speech tonight (Bloomberg)

Senate Democrats to move to eliminate tax breaks for oil companies and use the revenues for deficit reduction (New York Times)

Water levels along the Mississipi River are as high right now as they were in the Great Flood of 1927 (The Seattle Times)

Ambassador Jon Huntsman’s presidential campaign effort begins this week with a trips to Florida and New Jersey to meet with key Republicans (USA Today)

Dean Heller will be sworn in as a U.S. senator from Nevada at 2 p.m. (The Hill)

President Obama discusses the likelihood that Osama bin Laden had some kind of support from Pakistan on 60 Minutes:

On the main site:

Country, Courtesy, and Bin Laden, by Jeremy Lott: What it’s like to have The Weight lifted from our collective shoulders.

Insecure Communities, by W. James Antle, III: Liberal elected officials think even Obama is too tough on illegal immigration as they opt out of a federal

Post-OBL SGO, by Jed Babbin: It’s been a week. Now what?

From Osama Back to Obama, by Ross Kaminsky: Next year’s election will not be about Osama bin Laden.

Obama on Drugs, by David Catron: The President wants to “cut costs” by making Granny skip her meds.

Pakistan: The People Have Their Chance, by Frank Schell: It’s not only the U.S. that is demanding answers from the government of Pakistan.

America’s Slowdown, by James Piereson: Tyler Cowen has given us a provocative and highly controversial assessment of the U.S. economy — and it’s an e-book.

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