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4:00 AM ET, November 23, 2009

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Allan Hall / Daily Mail:
Patient trapped in a 23-year ‘coma’ was conscious all along  —  A man thought by doctors to be in a vegetative state for 23 years was actually conscious the whole time, it was revealed last night.  —  Student Rom Houben was misdiagnosed after a car crash left him totally paralysed.
Discussion: BLACKFIVE and Althouse
CNN:
Senate Dems suggest they're open to altering health care bill  —  Washington (CNN) — Amid conflicting and heated rhetoric, a political pragmatism began to emerge Sunday as senators prepared for a debate on a sweeping Democratic health care bill.  —  Senate Democrats barely won a vote Saturday night …
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Nigel Lawson / Times of London:
Copenhagen will fail - and quite right too  —  Even if the science was reliable (which it isn't), we should not force the world's poorest countries to cut carbon emissions  —  Exactly a fortnight from today, the United Nations climate change conference opens in Copenhagen.
Discussion: Tim Blair and Andrew Bolt
Jeff Jacoby / Boston Globe:
Where conservatives have it wrong  —  YOU'RE A sensible, principled conservative.  You want America to be a land of boundless opportunity and freedom, where people are treated as individuals and judged on their merits.  You reject the divisive identity politics of the left …
Edmund L. Andrews / New York Times:
Wave of Debt Payments Facing U.S. Government  —  WASHINGTON — The United States government is financing its more than trillion-dollar-a-year borrowing with i.o.u.'s on terms that seem too good to be true.  —  But that happy situation, aided by ultralow interest rates, may not last much longer.
Discussion: Paul Krugman and Beat the Press
Rob Christensen / Raleigh News & Observer:
‘Purity’ may cost the GOP  —  The N.C. Republican Party has been channeling its inner Jesse Helms lately, and not just because a portrait of the late conservative icon was unveiled last week.  —  At a GOP banquet Saturday night in North Raleigh, one of the main speakers was to have been Doug Hoffman …
Discussion: The Other McCain
Robert J. Shiller / New York Times:
What if a Recovery Is All in Your Head?  —  Beyond fiscal stimulus and government bailouts, the economic recovery that appears under way may be based on little more than self-fulfilling prophecy.  —  Consider this possibility: after all these months, people start to think it's time for the recession to end.
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Barry Ritholtz / The Big Picture:
How Overrated is Sentiment in Economics?
Discussion: The Confluence
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Phantom Menace  —  A funny thing happened on the way to a new New Deal.  A year ago, the only thing we had to fear was fear itself; today, the reigning doctrine in Washington appears to be “Be afraid.  Be very afraid.”  —  What happened?  To be sure, “centrists” in the Senate have hobbled efforts to rescue the economy.
Discussion: Connecting.the.Dots
Noel Sheppard / NewsBusters.org:
Chris Matthews Shocker: Obama Making ‘Carteresque’ Mistakes  —  Chris Matthews appears to have lost that loving feeling for Barack Obama.  —  On “The Chris Matthews Show” Sunday, the once smitten MSNBCer called some of Obama's recent mistakes “Carteresque”:
Tom Beaumont / Des Moines Register:
Iowa Poll: Iowa GOP likes Palin, but most Iowans have doubts  —  Sarah Palin could expect a lot of support in Iowa's Republican caucuses if she launched a campaign for the 2012 presidential nomination, according to The Des Moines Register's Iowa Poll.  —  But the rising national figure …
Discussion: GOP 12
Kenneth Chang / New York Times:
White House Pushes Science and Math Education  —  To improve science and mathematics education for American children, the White House is recruiting Elmo and Big Bird, video game programmers and thousands of scientists.  —  President Obama will announce a campaign Monday to enlist companies …
Discussion: The Page
MsUnderestimated:
SNL: Obama & Jintao Press Conference in Beijing (VIDEO)  —  SNL apparently has no problem mocking Oba-mao.  This was probably one of their funniest parodies to date.  —  LOL @ Obama still.
Boston Globe:
Coakley leads, but electorate unsettled  —  In Globe poll, 50 percent remain undecided; Capuano running 2d, but far behind AG  —  Attorney General Martha Coakley has a solid lead in the four-way Democratic race for the open US Senate seat, but with just 16 days until the primary election …
Discussion: The Hill and Politics Daily
 
 
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