4-19-2010 The Day in Review

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Goldman Sachs [squirms](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/19/business/19goldman.html?th&emc=th), the Democrats see [opportunity](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/19/business/19regulate.html?th&emc=th).

Ross Douthat advises American conservatives to watch their British counterparts closely.

Bill Clinton reflects on the Oklahoma City bombing.

Facebook conquers all, or so they hope.

Andrea Elliott notes President Obama’s sly courtship of Muslims at home and abroad.

The Stanford New Schools Charter school may not be dead yet.

The Wall Street Journal finds amusement in a Stanford Prof’s karaoke iPhone app.

Stanford Prof. Jeffrey Pfeffer extols ignoring the chattering class.

Keith Hennessey clears up misconceptions about the Americans who don’t pay income tax.

E.D. Kain drops some knowledge on becoming a profitable musician.

Peggy Noonan gives her prescription for fixing the Catholic Church.

The Nick Clegg backlash begins.

How to be interesting.

Scott Adams doesn’t see the distinction between sex addiction and regular optimism.

James Hohmann finds a schism between tea partiers, with Ron Paul and Sarah Palin leading separate factions. Chris Good thinks neither is a true leader of the movement.

Thomas Mitchell, editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal argues against 19th Amendment (that’d be the one granting women suffrage). Steve Benen sighs.

Stanford Law Prof. Michael McConnell represents a Christian group before the Supreme Court, arguing the university does not have the right to deny them recognition because they refuse to have homosexuals and nonbelievers as members.

Daniel Gross explains Texas’ economic success of late.

Will Saletan lays into Sarah Palin’s criticisms of Barack Obama.

Andrew Swift gathers the world’s most inappropriate government agencies.

Veronique de Rugy finds an interesting correlation between spending cuts and trust in government.

Tom Tancredo suggests we send Pres. Obama back to Kenya. Oy.

Elliot Abrams makes the case for Israel to react aggressively to the Syrian arming of Lebanon.

North Cyprus moves toward Turkish nationalism in its latest election.

The Double Down is still not the worst food.

FEATURED ARTICLE:

Nicholas Lemann examines the growing field of terrorism studies.

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Grace Kelly
**ON THIS DAY:**

In 1956, Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier.

Rap mogul Suge Knight was born in 1965.

Charles Darwin died in 1882.

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