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11:55 PM ET, March 15, 2009

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David K. Li / New York Post:
RON SILVER DEAD  —  SUCCUMBS TO CANCER AT AGE 62  —  Actor and longtime political activist Ron Silver died this morning, succumbing to a long battle with cancer, friends of the liberal Democrat-turned-GOP stalwart told The Post.  —  “Ron Silver died peacefully in his sleep with his family around …
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Michelle Malkin:
Ron Silver, R.I.P; Flashback: Silver's 2004 RNC speech  —  The New York Post reports the sad news that actor Ron Silver has died.  He succumbed to cancer.  The 9/11 jihadi attacks were a pivotal moment in Silver's political evolution from Hollywood liberal to Hollywood hawk: " …
Roger L Simon / Pajamas Media:
In Memoriam - Ron Silver  —  Some people have more courage than others.  —  And still other people have dead on guts that make the rest of us seem like terrified guppies in a sea of cowards.  —  That was Ron Silver.  —  Ron had been fighting terminal stomach cancer for well over two years …
Discussion: Power Line
Financial Times:
AIG publishes counterparty list  —  By Julie MacIntosh in New York and Alan Beattie in Washington  —  AIG caved in to political pressure Sunday and released a list of some of the financial counterparties that benefited from its $160bn US government rescue, including some of Europe's largest banks.
Discussion: The Huffington Post
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Mary Williams Walsh / New York Times:
A.I.G. Lists Firms It Paid With Taxpayer Money  —  Amid rising pressure from Congress and taxpayers, the American International Group on Sunday released the names of dozens of financial institutions that benefited from the Federal Reserve's decision last fall to save the giant insurer from collapse with a huge rescue loan.
Discussion: Spin Cycle and DownWithTyranny!
Eamon Javers / The Politico:
AIG ships billions in bailout abroad  —  Billions of American taxpayer dollars used to bailout insurance giant AIG are flowing to some of the largest foreign banks in the world, according to new documents released by beleaguered company Sunday.  —  The revelation seemed sure …
Discussion: Associated Press and The Politico
Media Matters / Media Matters for America:
John King cites Human Events headline, asks Cheney, “Is the president of the United States trying to brazenly deceive the American people?”
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Ali Frick / Think Progress:
Cheney fearmongers: Obama is ‘making some choices’ …
Discussion: The Reaction
Robert Kuttner / The Huffington Post:
Lifting the Tarp: Will President Obama's Economic Team Lead Him Off a Cliff?  —  In the past two weeks, political support for the Tim Geithner/Larry Summers approach to solving the banking crisis has been unraveling in Congress, with blistering criticism from legislators of both parties.
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Adam Nagourney / New York Times:   Bracing for a Bailout Backlash
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS NOT DUE.... Wall Street had a nice little rally …
Discussion: Matthew Yglesias
The Huffington Post:
Perino: Bush Deserves Credit For Recent Market Uptick
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Glenn Reynolds / Instapundit:
THE CINCINNATI TEA PARTY IS UNDERWAY, and a reader sends this photo via Blackberry.  —  Also, reader Russell Sayre sends this aerial view: “This was taken from the 17th floor of the U.S. Bank Tower above Fountain Square in Cincinnati as the rally began.  I have no idea how many people are there …
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Amber Ellis / Cincinnati.com:
Thousands gather for ‘Tea Party’
Michael Goodwin / NY Daily News:
Goodwin: More than a bad day  —  Not long ago, after a string of especially bad days for the Obama administration, a veteran Democratic pol approached me with a pained look on his face and asked, “Do you think they know what they're doing?”  —  The question caught me off guard because the man is a well-known Obama supporter.
New York Post:
WITH REPUBLICAN FRIENDS LIKE THESE ...  THE MEDIA LOVES CONSERVATIVES, BUT ONLY IF THEY HATE REPUBLICANS  —  Dear Mainstream Media:  —  I'm a conservative who believes that other conservatives are fat, drug-stuffed, money-grubbing warthogs like Rush Limbaugh, or scary inbred backwoods retards like Sarah Palin.
Jeff G. / protein wisdom:
This way lies fascism: an OUTLAW's lament (cont.)  —  So long as we're talking about code words and “who decides” what interpretation is best, let me add a few points to help combat the creeping fascism that comes with certain ideas about how language works.
Tomoeh Murakami Tse / Washington Post:
Three Wise Men Offer Three Takes On Markets  —  Experts Differ on What Has Changed, What to Do About It  —  Bond guru Bill Gross says he's sold off all the stocks in his retirement portfolio, down to the very last share.  The world as we know it, he says, has “changed almost overnight.”
Discussion: AMERICAblog News and Clusterstock
Michael Finnegan / Los Angeles Times:
Conservative talk radio on the wane in California  —  The economy's downturn has depressed ad revenue at stations across the state, thinning the ranks of conservative broadcasters.  —  Tune in to conservative talk radio in California, and the insults quickly fly.
 
 
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