Today on the Main Site:
The Banality of Elena by George Neumayr: A seemingly innocuous figure who will do enormous damage on the Supreme Court.
Filibuster Filigree by Quin Hillyer: Crafting a fine approach to the Kagan nomination.
Charlie Crist Sued by Larry Thornberry: Florida Republicans want their money back.
Such a Thing as Free Press by The Prowler: A left-wing letter unravels a vast left-wing conspiracy.
Conrad Black’s Victory by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.: Prison is no place to be.
War of Words by Lisa Fabrizio: Is media bias a big deal? Or is it just the media being media?
Obama and Snooki by John Nothdurft: Today the president’s tanning tax goes into effect, much to the dismay not only of the Jersey Shore contingent.
Winter’s Bone by James Bowman: This dark, somber, well-made film offers a woman’s perspective on the patriarchal honor culture of the Missouri Ozarks.
What to Watch for:
www.healthcare.gov now up and running as a “new consumer website that provides unprecedented transparency into the health care marketplace … individuals will have more control over their health care as informed and empowered consumers.”
House sends finance overhaul to Senate (WSJ)
Fannie and Freddie threaten energy-efficiency programs (NY TImes)
Hurricane Alex hits Mexico coast (CNN)
Obama to give speech on immigration reform (Chicago Sun-Times)
Clip of the Day:
Obama on unemployment: It’s at 9.6%, yes, but it at least it’s not 12, or 15.
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