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The Daily Grind: A Potential Death Knell for Barack Obama’s Presidency

7:30 AM, Apr 15, 2011 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
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"U.S., allies see Libyan rebels in hopeless disarray"

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Brings new meaning to "Rainbow Coalition."

Roger Simon says Obama didn't give a serious fiscal speech so much as try and shore up his Democratic base.

Would air traffic controllers be falling asleep if Reagan hadn't busted the union? "Makes sense. That’s what unions are known for, after all: Enforcing rigorous performance standards among their members and ruthlessly disciplining those who fall down on the job."

John Podhoretz: "These aren’t just horrible numbers for the U.S. economy. They are a potential death knell for Barack Obama’s presidency."

Hell is other people -- more specifically, it's Jon Meacham writing on religion.

"This year, it will take the average taxpayer 23 hours just to fill out form 1040 — up from 21 hours last year, according to the IRS. It now takes seven hours to fill out the so-called 1040 EZ."

James Lileks: "A friendly reminder: if you oppose this public expenditure, you want children to die of AIDS."

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