The Day Ahead: Wednesday, August 17 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
The Day Ahead: Wednesday, August 17

President Obama will end his rural jobs tour in Illinois, with two town halls (Politico)

Starbucks CEO wants other executives to withhold political donations until Obama comes up with a plan for the debt (CNN Money)

‘Fast and Furious’ ATF scandal grows as guns from failed stings are found in more states (L.A. Times)

Elizabeth Warren, would-be nominee to run the CFPB, tests waters for Massachusetts Senate run against Scott Brown (Boston Globe)

Ron Paul doesn’t plan a third-party run if he can’t get GOP nomination (Washington Post)

…and he releases a high-production-value ad claiming he’s the one to beat Obama:


On the main site:

Tampico’s Kickback Saloon by Christopher Orlet: Remembering good times in Ronald Reagan’s birthplace.

Obamacare Is Going Down, by Peter Ferrara: Do not ask for whom the bell tolls, death panels.

Jobberwacky, by Ken Blackwell: What? Another department of jobs?

A Broken David Cameron, by Robert Taylor: An Obama-like tendency to appear as an empty suit.

Where’s My Mail? by Ralph R. Reiland: “The check is in the mail” isn’t what it used to be.

Don’t Forget Paris, by G. Tracy Mehan, III: The City of Lights shines in bookstores and cinemas across the U.S.

They Won’t Believe Me, by Lisa Fabrizio: A Hitchcockian nightmare comes true.

When Baseball Was Number One, by Larry Thornberry: And Ike was President and girls were still over the horizon.

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