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From The WSJ, Lewis Lehrman explains that the dollar standard enables the high U.S. budget and trade deficits.

At Forbes, Brian Domitrovic credits Jack Kemp with restoring the American Century.

Strangely, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner announces his support for a strong dollar ahead of Ben Bernanke’s Wednesday press conference.

On The Kudlow Report, Brian Wesbury puzzles over Geithner’s statement:

From RCM, John Tamny counters David Stockman’s claim that America is bankrupt.

On G. Gordon Liddy’s radio show, Tamny argues that rapid economic growth would enable a substantial shrinkage of government.

The WSJ critiques Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s management of the dollar.

On Fox News, Future of Freedom’s Jacob Hornberger discusses the monetary rebellion in the states:

In The LA Times, liberal columnist Michael Kinsley links fiscal deficits to inflation.

From Forbes, Charles Kadlec doubts the Fed’s ability to control inflation.

In The NYT, Paul Krugman notes the slow growth of European nations under austerity budgets.