President Obama will stop by the Key Bridge in D.C. to speechify in favor of infrastructure spending, and then head out on a trip to France (Politico)
The Federal Reserve will announce the results of its monetary policy meeting today, and chairman Ben Bernanke will hold a press conference to discuss the Fed’s decision (Time)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls for the acceleration of settlement construction in East Jerusalem and the West Bank (CNN)
New Hampshire will announce its primary date today (CNN)
Greece is committed to a referendum on Euro membership (Bloomberg)
The Republican National Committee shows what Obama’s going to have to overcome to win reelection:
On the main site:
Bad Economists and Good Capitalists, by Ross Kaminsky: Obama and his minions notwithstanding, we’re again seeing the amazing resilience of American entrepreneurialism.
Occupying My Time, by Gerald Nachman: It’s never too late for a non-protester to change his tune.
Ryan Schools Obama on America, by Peter Ferrara: Saving the American Idea, alas, is the last thing on our president’s closed mind.
Obama’s UNESCO Fiasco, by Robert M. Goldberg: A reluctance to defend Israel against the latest pro-Palestinian Authority power grab.
Getting to Know the City of Angels, by G. Tracy Mehan, III: A tourist in America’s second largest city.
Unsettling Claims. bJay D. Homnick: On suing the federal government over the anthrax attacks.
A Lifetime of Sowell-Full Thought, by Larry Thornberry: Buy yourself and everyone you know an early Christmas present.