Obama is no socialist. Norman Ornstein, Washington Post. A splendid attack on the administration's overheated critics. (The AEI, where Ornstein works, is supposed to frown on this sort of thing. I hope Norm's job is safe.)

Three Supreme Court myths. Stuart Taylor, National Journal.

First, it simply won't make much difference in the next five or so years -- if ever -- whom Obama picks from the lists of moderately liberal, extremely liberal, and just plain liberal candidates leaked by the White House...

The essential task of stabilising fiscal policy. Ben Bernanke, testimony to the Joint Economic Committee.


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