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- No tailgating allowed at Super Bowl XLVIII
- Pentagon to transport African troops to Central African Republic
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend’s shopping jumps to his death
- Ukraine leader to talk with protesters; Washington urges caution
- Pope Francis: A nun saved my life
- Israeli P.M. Netanyahu backs out of Mandela funeral
- Elian Gonzalez makes first trip outside Cuba since custody battle
- U.S., British intelligence agents enter online sci-fi world to spy on gamers
- Sarah Palin to host the outdoors show ‘Amazing America’
Latest Ezra Klein Items
President Obama invited several members of the media — notably, the more liberal members — for an off-the-record, behind-the-scenes chance to chat about Obamacare, in what some are describing as a Hail Mary attempt to do some much-needed damage control.
Journalists who once wrote glowingly about President Obama have turned on him — at least for the moment.
The 'McConnell Mechanism' lifts the limit on Obama debt
While the financial industry thrives on selling advices, one social scientist says everything you need to know about finances will fit on one index card.
How foolish does the media look now, after weeks of demagoguery, now that the Supreme Court has issued two huge victories for the left in one week.
Europe dodged a bullet last week in its efforts to manage its debt crisis, which is now in its third year. The Greek election kicks the can down the road a bit, and gives the eurozone a chance to focus on other pressing problems. It looks like the European endgame is to muddle through the succession of challenges posed by the common currency while the Continent prepares for a more disciplined fiscal union. The economic imbalances in Europe are seemingly too severe and intractable to do much else. It is not clear whether Greece, for example, will be able in the long term to both remain in the eurozone and meet its obligations, but at least the day of reckoning has been put off for a while.
Where is the historical evidence to show that big increases in government spending as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) lead to faster economic growth and more job creation? Answer: There isn't any.
There's renewed hubbub over the mysterious "JournoList," displayed in full plumage at the Daily Caller, providing more evidence that the hundreds of journalists and wonks who signed up with the online information and chitchat service were a vast left-wing conspiracy of sorts - a liberal cabal of those seeking to steer the proper White House message.
Memo to Sen. John McCain. Now that even fake infomercials are viable political strategy, bring on the ginzu knives, a Popiel Pocket Fisherman and maybe some OxiClean next time.