MORNING READ

FROM THE BLOGS:
Is Switzerland a healthcare model? - Matthew Yglesias
Buffett Opposes Card Check - K. Binversie, The Foundry
Distractions and Distractions - BarbinMD, DailyKos
Patriotism, Then and Now - John, Powerline
Re-reading the First Gulf War - Living Liberally, OpenLeft
On Standardized Testing - John Hanlon, Townhall
Freeman the Contrarian? - R. Just, The Plank
Now, He's 52 - John Avlon, Daily Beast
Let's Press Reset on Rush & Co. - C. Watson, HuffPo
ublic Not Being Told How Bad Econ. Is - Allahpundit, HotAir
Leading U.S. Banks Look As Bad as Ever - C.I. Paris, AMERICAblog
Another Corrupt House Dem? - B. Faughnan, RedState
Nationalism and Progressivism - Ezra Klein
Obama and the New Center-Left - Ross Douthat
Is Nationalization Contagious? - Megan McArdle

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
RNC Dispute Over $4M - The Hill
Senate Dems Say They Have the Omnibus Votes - The Hill
U.S. To Toughen Stance on Trade - Washington Post
Obama's Budget Faces Test Among Party Barons - New York Times