Monday Round Up

Read this. Your week will be better, or at least you’ll be smarter.

Oh, say it isn’t so…

Newt’s Resurrection
Robert Costa, National Review

Four months later, after a series of sharp debates, his poll numbers are climbing and his coffers are stuffed. Behind the scenes, his aides aim to capitalize on the resurrection.

I repeat, Not Newt! Not Ever!

Democrats duck President Obama
Politico

…as Obama’s most recent forays into battleground states indicate, there are growing signs that many Democratic politicians don’t want to get too close to him either.

Cult of Global Warming Is Losing Influence
Michael Barone, Townhall.com

If carbon emissions were the only thing affecting climate, the global-warming alarmists would be right. But it’s obvious that climate is affected by many things, many not yet fully understood, and implausible that SUVs will affect it more than variations in the enormous energy produced by the sun.

World power swings back to America

The Telegraph

Within five years or so, the US will be well on its way to self-sufficiency in fuel and energy. Manufacturing will have closed the labour gap with China in a clutch of key industries. The current account might even be in surplus.

41% Say Their Views Closer to Tea Party’s Than to Wall Street Protesters’
Rasmussen Reports

The Occupy Wall Street protesters have been compared by some with the Tea Party protests that erupted more than two years ago in reaction to Washington’s big government spending plans. Americans are evenly divided in their opinions of those currently protesting against Wall Street but tend to see their own views as more in line with those of the Tea Party.

Born On This Day
51 – Titus Flavius Domitianus, Roman Emperor (d. 96)
1915 – Roger Milliken, American millionaire (d. 2010)
1939 – F. Murray Abraham, American actor
1947 – Kevin Kline, American actor
1961 – Mary Bono, American politician

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