Thursday, November 13, 2008

Required Reading 11/13

READ OF THE DAY
History Favors Republicans in 2010 by Karl Rove
The 2008 election numbers aren't as stark as the results.


A Barack Market
No President-elect in the postwar era has been greeted with a more audible hiss from Wall Street.

How To Put The Squeeze On Iran
Cutting off its gasoline imports may be the only peaceful way to get Tehran to abandon its nuclear weapons program.

Empire State Implosion
The financial meltdown and the welfare state.

MSNBC Retracts False Palin Story
Network runs correction on air after reporting an adviser to John McCain had identified himself as the source of an embarassing story about Sarah Palin, information stemming from a hoax.

Code Name Obama
Government trivia tidbits.

The Greens Get Harpooned
The Supremes save the Navy from the whales.

Obama And Missle Defense
On this critical issue, the president-elect is not off to a good start.

It's Time To Rethink Our Retirement Plans
Let's fix what isn't working, before the next financial crisis.

China Can Help
How else will the Dems finance their spending programs?

Obama's Second Thoughts On Iran
Obama appears to be having second thoughts about the wisdom of an idea announced largely as a means of strengthening his anti-Bush message rather than dealing with a dangerous foreign foe.

Reaching Hispanic Voters
Democrats' ground game paid off.

GOP Vote Declines Less Than NYT Profit by Ann Coulter
For the first time in 32 years, Dems got more than 50% of the country to vote for their candidate in a national election, and now they want to lecture the Republican Party on how to win elections.


After Taking Some Shots, She Fires Back
Palin aims at detractors in remaking her image.

Weis' NFL Experience Not Helping Him Now by Jason Whitlock

Willingham's Failure Doesn't Make Weis Better

Nice Time To Ride To The Rescue, Charlie

Obama & Gitmo by Andrew McCarthy
End the demagoguing and know the facts before making policy.

The Same Old Change by Victor Davis Hanson
And some of it, we weren't even waiting for.

Center? What Center?
The center is never a fixed position to move toward.

Entering Casablanca by Liam Julian
The hope and change candidate is now the president-elect of tempered hope and difficult change.

Bitterfest '08 by Jay Nordinger
Now is the time for graciousness, optimism, and all that jazz.

Will Republicans Learn? by David Freddoso
House leadership elections are one test.