— German social democratic leader Sigmar Gabriel in Die Zeit.
— Amazing essay by an Iraq veteran, Penn State graduate, and Second Mile alumnus on the failure of the American elite.
— Federal Reserve readied the fire extinguishers in anticipation of something going wrong in Europe.
— House GOP will spend this week focusing on the most radical possible form of balanced budget amendment.
— Michele Bachmann says we should ditch regulation and the welfare state in favor of Communism with Chinese characteristics.
— The return of the classic turkey.