Today is National Coffee Day.
Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani faces execution for refusing to renounce Christianity: Where are the Hollyweirdos and Euroweenies now?
To oppose the Koranic mandate of death for apostasy is to take on the entire sharia-enforcing Muslim world.
Tim Geithner: The Forrest Gump of World Finance
Daniel J. Mitchell, Cato@Liberty
The real story of the bailouts is that politicians from rich nations are trying to indirectly protect their banks, which – as shown in this chart – are in financial trouble because they foolishly thought lending money to reckless welfare states was a risk-free exercise.
Taking Cain Seriously
Daniel Henninger, The Wall Street Journal
Does a résumé like Herman Cain’s add up to an American presidency? I used to think not. But after watching the American Idol system we’ve fallen into for discovering a president—with opinion polls, tongue slips and media caprice deciding front-runners and even presidents—I’m rewriting my presidential-selection software.
Donald Trump, governor to mark opening of Trump Vineyard Estates
Richmond Times Dispatch
RICHMOND, Va. —
Billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump will fete the opening of Trump Vineyard Estates in Albemarle County on Tuesday with a reception including his son Eric Trump, Gov. Bob McDonnell, first lady Maureen McDonnell and Patricia Kluge.
Obama admin approves 2 solar loans worth $1B
The Energy Department on Wednesday approved two loan guarantees worth more than $1 billion for solar energy projects in Nevada and Arizona, two days before the expiration date of a program that has become a rallying cry for Republican critics of the Obama administration’s green energy program.
Let’s Review – Chairman Kaine’s Support for Tax Hikes
After telling Americans for nearly three years that the first $800 billion failed stimulus was working and the economy was on the right track, despite more than 30 consecutive months of unemployment over 8 percent – Chairman Kaine’s rhetoric is changing, but his support for job-crushing tax hikes is the same.
Born on this Day
1547 – Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish author (d. 1616)
1639 – William Russell, Lord Russell, English politician (d. 1683)
1758 – Horatio Nelson, British admiral (d. 1805)
1881 – Ludwig von Mises, Austrian economist (d. 1973)
1904 – Greer Garson, British actress (d. 1996)
1907 – Gene Autry, American actor, singer, and businessman (d. 1998)
1913 – Stanley Kramer, American film director (d. 2001)
1935 – Jerry Lee Lewis, American musician
1943 – Lech Wa??sa, President of Poland, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1948 – Bryant Gumbel, American television personality