Every afternoon we surf your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for April 6, 2011:

Washington Post: Five myths about why the South seceded

Washington Times: Red tape cut in health care law

Washington Examiner: Ryan steals march on Obama as fiscal crisis looms

Bloomberg: Ryan’s Budget Would Aid Insurers, Source of Campaign Cash

USA Today: Challenger holds paper-thin lead in Wisconsin judge’s race

The Hill: Schumer cites ‘glimmer of hope’ for deal

Politico: Parody gets more views than real Obama launch

Roll Call: GOP: Give Us More Cuts, Details

National Journal: What a Government Shutdown Means to You

Talking Points Memo: The Latest: Kloppenburg Ahead — With All Precincts Reported

The New Republic: The Achilles Heel Of The Path To Prosperity

The Daily Caller: Paul Ryan makes the case for staggering spending cuts