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1:05 PM ET, February 21, 2009

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Michelle Malkin:
Tea Party U.S.A.: The movement grows  —  Seattle on Monday.  Denver on Tuesday.  Mesa AZ on Wednesday.  Overland Park, Kansas today.  What a week, huh?  We got the anti-stimulus, anti-entitlement protest ball rolling — and now the movement, spurred further by CNBC host Rick Santelli's call for a …
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Brendan / The Conservative Revolution:
How to Organize Your Own “Tea Party” Protest  —  The internet is abuzz with chatter about organizing protests around the country to put an end to this madness on Wall Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.  But I've talked to many people out there who have never organized a protest, and so they don't have a clue where to begin.
Discussion: Riehl World View
BBC:
‘No US rights’ for Bagram inmates  —  Detainees being held at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan cannot use US courts to challenge their detention, the US says.  —  The justice department ruled that some 600 so-called enemy combatants at Bagram have no constitutional rights.
Discussion: Don Surber, Hot Air and QandO
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Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Obama's Pentagon review: Gitmo meets the standards of the Geneva Conventions
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Obama's hope: ‘Because of what we did’  —  “Because of what we did,” President Barack Obama says today, things will get better.  He says so, repeatedly.  —  So this is as good a time as any to ask if the president's good speechwriting is getting in the way of good policy.
Discussion: The Politico
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Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:   Obama Pledges to Seek Deficit Cuts
New York Times:
Obama Expands Missile Strikes Inside Pakistan  —  WASHINGTON — With two missile strikes over the past week, the Obama administration has expanded the covert war run by the Central Intelligence Agency inside Pakistan, attacking a militant network seeking to topple the Pakistani government.
Orange County Register:
Islamic radicalization is on the rise  —  Mark Steyn Column  —  Recommend  —  In the Swat Valley, where a young Winston Churchill once served with the Malakand Field Force battling Muslim insurgents, his successors have concluded the game isn't worth the candle.
Discussion: Swampland, The Corner and Power Line
Teddy Davis / The Note:
Palin Ribbed by Montana Guv for Being No Show  —  ABC News' Teddy Davis reports:  —  Montana Democratic Gov. Brian Schweitzer ribbed Alaska Republican Gov. Sarah Palin Friday for announcing at the last minute that she will not be attending a Sunday discussion of energy policy that the two governors …
Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
Alan Keyes stokes Obama birth certificate controversy  —  The controversy over the validity of Barack Obama's birth certificate is back on a burner with firebrand conservative Alan Keyes making serious new charges.  —  In a video (see below) released Friday Keyes, who lost to Obama …
Discussion: Booman Tribune
RealClearMarkets:
The Market Is Shorting Obama's ‘Stimulus’  —  President Barack Obama's “stimulus” plan invokes the 1930s fiscal strategy put forward by British economist John Maynard Keynes, who saw capitalism as pretty much spent.  Having exhausted their store of innovative ideas, investors curled up.
Scott / Breitbart.tv:
BREITBART.TV TRACKS DOWN TV REPORTER WHO DOCTORED JOHN GIBSON ‘SCROTUM’ AUDIO  —  John Sanders is the technology reporter for WBAL-TV in Baltimore.  He says he made the video on his own for fun.  In this interview Sanders says he used an annotation on the video to indicate the Gibson audio had been altered.
Jamison Foser / Media Matters:
Nice job on the Stimulus, Madame Secretary.  But shouldn't you be changing some diapers?  —  US News & World Report's Washington Whispers page currently features a poll asking readers who they would prefer to run a daycare center for their kids: First Lady Michelle Obama, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin …
Lee Fang / Think Progress:
At Least 22 Lawmakers Have Touted The Money From The Recovery Package They Voted Against  —  On Wednesday, ThinkProgress pointed out that several Republican lawmakers who voted against President Obama's economic recovery package are now touting its benefits to their constituents.
Discussion: New York Times
Alexander Burns / The Politico:
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to refuse part of stimulus funds Politico - 44 minutes ago  —  Featured Topics: - Barack Obama - Presidential Transition  —  Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Friday that he will decline stimulus money specifically targeted at expanding state unemployment insurance coverage …
Discussion: PoliBlog
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Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Nancy Pelosi, Afghanistan and the U.S.
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Andrew Stuttaford / The Corner:
Was It Something He Said?  —  Europe's last serving Thatcherite …
Discussion: Maggie's Farm
Tunku Varadarajan / Wall Street Journal:
‘Nationalize’ the Banks  —  Dr. Doom says a takeover and resale …
Discussion: The Swamp and The Big Picture
Tom Whitehead / Telegraph:
Islamic fundamentalism promoted on websites at some Muslim schools …
Discussion: Jihad Watch and The Jawa Report
Liz Peek / wowOwow:
Stock Market Gives Obama's First Month An ‘F’
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Duncan Gardham / Telegraph:
Pupils told to think like a suicide bomber
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Wall Street Journal:
Obama's Durban Dalliance
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Con Coughlin / Telegraph:
British Muslims ‘providing Taliban with electronic devices for roadside bombs’
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Rusty / The Jawa Report:
Afghan National Arrested in CA for Ties to al Qaeda [UPDATED …
Discussion: Outside The Beltway
Robert Stacy McCain / The Other McCain:
‘Malkiphobia’?  —  Of this I've been accused by Dan Collins at Protein Wisdom.
Joe Strupp / Editor and Publisher:
Many ‘Star-Ledger’ Reporters Turn to the ‘Other Side’ After Buyouts
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CHU JUMPS IN ‘DEEP END OF THE POOL’
 

 
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