MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Everyday is tax day - Curtis Dubay, The Foundry
Where we get our information - Daily Kos
Who's for irrational rationing? - James Capretta, The Corner
What do federal taxes pay for? - Matthew Yglesias
An interview with Pay Toomey - John McCormack, Weekly Standard
Who's running the (tea) party? - Andrew Sullivan, The Atlantic
Roy Blunt on "right-wing extremism" - Erick Erickson, RedState
Racial shift in drug arrests - Ezra Klein
You might be an extremist if... - Michelle Malkin
Mixed messages to banks - Megan McArdle, The Atlantic
Rhetoric vs. Reality in Texas - Steve Benen, Political Animal
The Colbert Space Machine - Bernie Becker, The Caucus
Gephardt's integrity stuck in revolving door - J. Hamsher, Firedoglake
Warner wavers on card-check - Greg Sargent, Plum Line
Diplomacy overboard - Abe Greenwald, Contentions

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Obama's tax reckoning - The Hill
President steers clear of hot-button issues - The Hill
U.S. to reveal health of top banks - NY Times
Another ship escapes pirate attack - Washington Post