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The Day Ahead: Thursday, April 20
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President Obama will host a live-streamed townhall at Facebook headquarters (Facebook)

Military advisers from several countries are now helping Libyan rebels — ground troops to follow? (Wired)

New two-level terror alert system goes into effect today, replacing old color-coded system (USAToday)

Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich’s retrial to begin today (ABC News)

Obama got frustrated at a Texas TV reporter’s questions: 

Today on the main site:

America’s Royal Irony, by Robert Stacy McCain: The romantic obsession that betrays our egalitarian myth.

Why Are Spending Cuts So Hard?, by Rep. Darrell Issa: Can we do better than cutting just 1/1000th of one percent of the federal budget?

Chowder Time, by Aaron Goldstein: When you can’t get a bowl of Manhattan clam chowder in New York. 

The Multicultural Delusion, by Tom Bethell: The Arab revolt of 2011 suggests the whole subject of multiculturalism needs to be revisited.

Spain Defiled, by John C. Bozell: Her rulers and inhabitants have colluded with a Europe that has long disdained her.

America’s Virginian, by Dan Peterson: Among the men who did the most for the American Revolution, Patrick Henry is probably the least appreciated.

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