Pajamas Media: News Digest – 10th May 2011

From Pajamas Media.Com

DIGEST Tuesday May 10, 2011

Egypt: Situation Deteriorating Badly and Rapidly

by Barry Rubin

Why didn’t the media report or the U.S. government understand that this was absolutely inevitable and predictable?

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Great Job on Bin Laden, Mr. President. Now, About Gas Prices, the Debt Ceiling, and Unemployment…

by Chris Salcedo

The terrorist is dead, while the U.S. economy still needs resuscitation. But there is no sign that President Obama has any idea how to do that.

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Indictment in Border Agent Murder Turns up the Heat on Holder

by Patrick Richardson

The attorney general must answer two simple questions truthfully — what did you know, and when did you know it? (Also read “Holder holds on to closing Gitmo” at the Tatler.)

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Obama’s ATF: Too Busy Gun Smuggling to Arrest Criminals?

by Howard Nemerov

Newly released research indicates that the more pro-gun control the administration, the less likely they are to prosecute the real criminals.

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Us vs. Them: The Idle Rich vs. the Working Rich

by Frank J. Fleming

Compared to 100 years ago, we are all fabulously rich. And we owe it all to the working rich who created it.

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Governments Rot When Their Citizens Let Them (Part II)

by Dan Miller

Just a few reasons we get the worst governments we are ready to tolerate. (Read part one here.)

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The Iranian Death Spiral Resumes

by Michael Ledeen

Khamenei and Ahmadinejad must go. Now.

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