Tuesday Morning Roundup

I pay attention, so that you don’t have to.

Jonah Goldberg: Run, Paul Ryan, run
Los Angeles Times

So the question many are asking is, should Ryan ride to the rescue? If the election is going to be a referendum on his plan, maybe the one guy who can sell it should get in the race. On Monday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor called for Ryan to get in the race, saying, “Paul’s about real leadership.”
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Betraying Israel
Cal Thomas, The Washington Examiner

It is difficult to say if the president is self-deluded, if he drinks State Department Arabist Kool-Aid or if he’s just a fool. It doesn’t matter. The results are the same.
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Biden tells donors: Keep me in mind for 2016

Vice President Joe Biden surprised a gathering of donors in Cincinnati last week when he floated the prospect of his succeeding President Barack Obama in the White House.
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I swear I’m not making that up.

Dependency and Votes
Thomas Sowell, Townhall.com

To listen to some of the defenders of entitlement programs, which are at the heart of the present financial crisis, you might think that anything the government fails to provide is something that people will be deprived of.
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New Muppets Movie Due Out This Thanksgiving

After a stint of viral video fame, the much-loved Muppets are headed back to the big screen this fall. The movie has been dubbed Green With Envy, and it looks to be a period piece set in mid-century Hollywood.
See the video.

And finally:

Dane Carlson tells us that On this day in 1829 a patent for an Accordion is granted to Cyrill Demian in Vienna.

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