*Good news on the home front: Colorado Governor Ritter will not run for re-election. Neither will Democrat Senators Chris Dodd and Byron Dorgan. Running scared already, maybe 2010 will be a good year.
RELATED: Democrats Flee the Battlefield, by Jennifer Rubin.
*Nancy Pelosi, speaking of the ObamaCare debacle, claims that “There has never been a more open process for any legislation.” No, really, fast forward to 7:40:
RELATED: Pelosi: The Witch Jumps the Broom, by Roger L. Simon.
*FOLLOW UP: Dangerous Minds, by Thomas Sowell.
“Intellectuals and their followers have often been overly impressed by the fact that intellectuals tend, on average, to have more knowledge than other individuals in their society. What they have overlooked is that intellectuals have far less knowledge than the total knowledge possessed by the millions of other people whom they disdain and whose decisions they seek to override.”
*A No-Fly List? Count Me In, by Jonah Goldberg.
*Emperor Van Rumpuy: The European Union is an absolute state in the costume of democracy, by David Price Jones.
“The 27 European heads of state or government who imposed the new treaty and Mr. Van Rompuy upon the rest of us are in the throes of an immense gamble. They appear to believe that they have finally completed the foundation of the United States of Europe, the federation of their dreams. But on the rare occasions when Europeans have been allowed to vote and express genuine opinions on this project, a handy majority have time and again rejected all idea of federation and the treaties that establish it. The gap between the EU elite and the general public is everywhere huge and widening. In the absence of support on the street, the EU has no choice except to fool as many people as possible for as much of the time as possible.”
*While Europe Sneered, by Bruce Bawer.
*Obama vs. Othello: A question of character, by Mary Grabar.
*Deregulation Now, by Richard Epstein.
*The COEXIST Bumper sticker breakdown, at Wiser Time.