Thursday, October 16, 2008

Required Reading 10/16

Obama's Cover-Up by Peter Ferrara
The truth about deregulation.

Community-Organizer-in-Chief by Mark Hemingway
The ACORN vote.

Obama Squirrels Away His Links To ACORN by Deroy Murdock
But the truth is, they are old and dear friends.

His Invisible Friend Joe The Plumber by Kathryn Jean Lopez
Don't ignore this man.

Young And Entitled, And Loving Obama by Kevin Williamson
Late night at Hofstra.

The Things They Thought And Did Not Say by John Pitney
Where was Jerry?

Shame Trade by Stephen Spruiell
The presidential candidates travel to Colombia.

I Am Not President Bush by Byron York
The simple sentence it took John McCain 2 years to utter.

Clinton Supporters Aid Palin
Gov. Sarah Palin met with a group of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's former supporters Tuesday evening at a special fund-raising reception organized for them on behalf of the Republican ticket.

Long Thompson Hurts Herself With Potshots by Matthey Tully
With a petty performance, Democrat Jill Long Thompson spoiled what could have been an insightful gubernatorial debate.

Bailout Role Elevates U.S. Official by Charlie Savage
It's amazing to me that a guy who is only six years out of business school has been given this kind of assignment, because it would be an enormous challenge for someone with 30 years of experience.

Did Biden Get It Wrong? You Betcha by John Lott
When you interview for a job, here is a hint: make sure you know what the job is. Joe Biden failed that test last Thursday. He couldn't even get right what a vice president does, but the media didn't notice.

Taking Hard New Look At A Greenspan Legacy by Peter Goodman
If Mr. Greenspan had acted differently during his tenure as Federal Reserve Chairman from 1987 to 2006, many economists say the current crisis might have been averted or muted.

President Barack Hoover by Hugh Hewitt
They like Obama, I like Obama, nearly everyone likes Obama. But I don't want to put the country through Great Depression 2.0, and I don't want a vast army of academics and social engineers descending on D.C. with plans on how to remake America in their own extremist image.

Straight Talk Express Hit By Slowdown by James Antle
Republican candidates don't like the town hall style debates, especially not during times of economic turmoil.