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7:40 AM ET, August 1, 2010

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Robert Stacy McCain / The Other McCain:
FBI Files Reveal Historian Howard Zinn Lied to Hide CPUSA Membership  —  Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) document drop on the Left's favorite anti-American historian: … Cliff Kincaid summarizes the FBI documents: … Read the rest of that.  What is important to note …
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Daniel Tencer / Raw Story:
FBI admits probing ‘radical’ historian Zinn for criticizing bureau
Discussion: American Power
The Huffington Post:
Dwindling Retirement Savings ‘Undiscussed Explosive Bomb’ Of Recession  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  After working in executive management for over ten years with a steadily increasing salary, Rick Stephens, 51, was laid off from his job in June 2008.  Two years of steady unemployment later …
Katharine Q. Seelye / The Caucus:
The Big Day: Chelsea Clinton's Wedding  —  An exterior view of Beekman Arms Inn, where many of Chelsea Clinton's wedding guests are said to be staying.  The prospect of seeing the Clintons and other celebrities has gripped residents of the town.  —  RHINEBECK, N.Y. — We're here in Rhinebeck …
Lauren Russell / CNN:
Church plans Quran-burning event  —  The Dove World Outreach Center says it is hosting the event to remember 9/11 victims and take a stand against Islam.  With promotions on its website and Facebook page, it invites Christians to burn the Muslim holy book at the church from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sean Holstege / Chicago Sun Times:
Judge ‘inundated’ with death threats after Arizona ruling  —  U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton received hundreds of threats at her court offices within hours of her ruling last week on Arizona's tough and controversial immigration law.  —  “She has been inundated,” said U.S. Marshal David Gonzales …
Discussion: Raw Story and Daily Kos
Pamela Paul / New York Times:
The Un-Divorced  —  JOHN FROST and his wife had been unhappily married for much of their 25 years together when his company relocated him in 2000.  So when he moved from Virginia to Knoxville, Tenn., he left her behind.  —  At first, it wasn't clear what would happen next.  Would she follow him?
Discussion: Runnin' Scared and Althouse
Diana Marcum / Los Angeles Times:
Wars take a heavy toll on one California school  —  Buchanan High School in the Central Valley community of Clovis has lost seven troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, the most of any school in the state.  —  Reporting from Clovis, Calif. — The seventh funeral was Friday.
Discussion: Right Wing News
David Dayen / Firedoglake:
Chris Hayes Highlights the Failed HAMP Program on The Rachel Maddow Show  —  When I took to Twitter the other night and mused that Chris Hayes should use some of his time filling in for Rachel Maddow to highlight the failed HAMP program and the forgotten foreclosure crisis …
Discussion: Eschaton
Telegraph:
Fury as Israel president claims English are ‘anti-semitic’  —  Israel's president has accused the English of being anti-semitic and claimed that MPs pander to Muslim voters.  —  Shimon Peres said England was “deeply pro-Arab ... and anti-Israeli”, adding: “They always worked against us.”
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Biased BBC
Eric Lipton / New York Times:
House Ethics Inquiry on Waters Is Tied to Bank  —  WASHINGTON — When Representative Maxine Waters, Democrat of California, called Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. in late 2008 to ask him to host a special meeting that would feature a California bank executive she knew well …
Discussion: The Confluence and Michelle Malkin
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Los Angeles Times:
Maxine Waters faces ethics charges
Discussion: The Confluence
Investor's Business Daily:
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Dem leaders, donors to hold Rangel birthday bash at The Plaza  —  Democratic leaders and major party donors plan to hold a lavish 80th birthday gala for Charles Rangel at The Plaza Hotel in Manhattan next month, despite 13 ethics charges pending against the veteran lawmaker.
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Fay Schlesinger / Daily Mail:
My duty is to save the world: Prince Charles believes he was born for a purpose  —  The Prince of Wales says he believes he has been placed on Earth as future King ‘for a purpose’ - to save the world.  —  Giving a fascinating insight into his view of his inherited wealth and influence …
 
 
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Telegraph:
Bradley Manning, suspected source of Wikileaks documents, raged on his Facebook page
Discussion: Power Line and Weasel Zippers
Noel Sheppard / NewsBusters.org:
Rick Sanchez Asks Arizona Legislator ‘What is Your Beef with Illegal Immigration?’
Charles Rangel / ABCNEWS:
Christiane Amanpour Asks Nancy Pelosi on ‘This Week’: Is Afghan War Worth It?
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
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Kenneth P. Vogel / The Politico:
The new tea party bible
Discussion: Gateway Pundit
Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
GOP could control House without majority, says senior Republican