President Obama to announce that CIA director Leon Panetta will replace Robert Gates as secretary of defense, and Gen. David Petraeus will replace Panetta (All Headline News)
The Indiana legislature has sent a bill defunding Planned Parenthood to Gov. Mitch Daniels’s desk (The Hill)
Nevada governor Brian Sandoval chooses Rep. Dean Heller to replace the resigning Sen. John Ensign (Las Vegas Sun)
At press conference, Ben Bernanke stressed that the ongoing deficits are not sustainable (Guardian)
On this day in 1789, the mutiny on the HMS Bounty took place (Washington Post)
Keynes vs. Hayek rap, part II:
On the main site:
Advantage Obama by Andrew Cline: Why he held his “Take that, Trump” press conference.
Debt Limit Fear Mongering, by Ron Ross: If the limit can be raised more or less at will, why have one at all?
Birtherdämmerung, by Robert Stacy McCain: The tragic twilight of an anti-Obama conspiracy theory.
Liberalism’s Death Croak, by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.: Its practitioners are no longer capable of engaging their adversaries.
Blessed Is Big Government, by George Neumayr: Lawrence O’Donnell’s Jesus Christ.
In Defense of Boring Men, by David Boze: Particularly when it comes to finding a serious challenger to Mr. Obama.
Most Dangerous Game, by Christopher Orlet: The ‘Knockout Game’ is coming to a city near you.
The Boss Man Goeth, by Paul Beston: George Steinbrenner’s influence on baseball will long survive him.
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