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12:40 AM ET, March 6, 2012

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Nando Di Fino / Mediaite:
Don Imus On Rush Limbaugh: 'He's A Fat, Gutless, Pill-Popping Loser'  —  During Monday's news updates on Fox Business Network's Imus In The Morning, host Don Imus went off on Rush Limbaugh's weekend apology to Sandra Fluke, calling Limbaugh a “fat, gutless, pill-popping loser.”
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petergabriel.com:
News Feed » Peter's response to ‘Sledgehammer’ on the Rush Limbaugh show  —  Peter Gabriel has asked that this response be published when he found out that his track ‘Sledgehammer’ has been used on the Rush Limbaugh show:  —  'Peter was appalled to learn that his music was linked …
The College Politico:
Sandra Fluke, Gender Reassignment, and Health Insurance  —  Sandra Fluke is being sold by the left as something she's not.  Namely a random co-ed from Georgetown law who found herself mixed up in the latest front of the culture war who was simply looking to make sure needy women had access to birth control.
David Frum / CNN:
Are we being fair to Rush Limbaugh?  —  Editor's note: David Frum, a CNN contributor, is a contributing editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast.  He was a special assistant to President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2002 and is the author of six books, including “Comeback: Conservatism That Can Win Again.”
Rush Limbaugh:
Why I Apologized to Sandra Fluke  —  RUSH: Yeah, I knew it was getting bad.  I was watching the media on Saturday, and I said, “You know what?  I gotta call myself and cancel and suspend the Two If By Tea advertising.”  So I called myself to cancel the advertising.
Fred Bever / New England Public Radio News:
Pittsfield Mass. Radio Station Drops Rush Limbaugh After Contraception Controversy  —  Contributor: New England Pub...  Dateline: Pittsfield, Mass.  —  A commercial radio station in Pittsfield, Massachusetts— 96.9 FM, WBEC— says it is dropping the Rush Limbaugh show in the wake of Limbaugh's comments on contraception last week.
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Limbaugh and Birthers  —  On our Georgia, Ohio, and Tennessee Republican polls in addition to looking at the Presidential race we also polled on some of the issues that have been in the news over the last week: Rush Limbaugh and the reemergence of birtherism.
Alexa Shrugged:
Call Them Out By Name: Sandra Fluke, David Gregory and David Friend  —  After going to an Andrew Breitbart memorial event on Saturday, I am more inspired than ever to fight back against the Left.  Three things that were said stood out to me in that regard.  Number one, Dana Loesch said we need …
Amanda Terkel / The Huffington Post:
Rush Limbaugh To Be Honored With Bust In Missouri Statehouse … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  WASHINGTON — The Hall of Famous Missourians in the Missouri State Capitol is filled with the busts of famous people from the Show-Me State.  There are political figures (Harry Truman, John Ashcroft) …
Laura Bassett / The Huffington Post:
Rush Limbaugh, AOL Part Ways
Amy Bingham / ABCNEWS:
Sponsors Flee Limbaugh, Newt PAC Stays
Charles Johnson / Little Green Footballs:   Limbaugh Blames His Hate Speech on the Left (Of Course)
Media Matters for America:
Limbaugh “Sincerely Apologize[s]” To Fluke For “Using Those Two Words To Describe Her”
Discussion: The Confluence and The Maddow Blog
Alex Seitz-Wald / ThinkProgress:
Ann Romney: 'I Don't Even Consider Myself Wealthy'  —  Apparently “Romneying” — defined as “accidentally bragging about your place high up in the economic stratosphere” — runs in the family.  —  His wife, Ann Romney, inexplicably talked about her wealth this afternoon during an interview on Fox News.
Adam Serwer / Mother Jones:
When the US Government Can Kill You, Explained  —  On Monday, the Obama administration explained when it's allowed to kill you.  —  Speaking to students and faculty at Northwestern University law school, Attorney General Eric Holder laid out in greater detail than ever before the legal theory behind …
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Josh Gerstein / Politico:
President Obama's muddy transparency record
Bloomberg:
Bill Clinton Agrees to Join Obama Fundraisers  —  Former President Bill Clinton has agreed to make joint appearances with President Barack Obama at a series of fundraisers, according to three people familiar with the matter.  —  The 42nd and the 44th presidents will appear together at events …
Detroit Free Press:
Filmgoer takes stand on costly snacks, sues AMC Livonia theater  —  Rebecca Motley emerges from the AMC Star Southfield after seeing “Good Deeds” on Friday morning — and paying $11 for pop and popcorn on top of the $5 ticket.  “The prices are ridiculous,” she said.  / ERIC SEALS/Detroit Free Press
Andrew O'Reilly / Latino.FoxNews.com:
GOP Hopefuls Losing Ground to Obama Among Latinos, Poll Says  —  NEW YORK - Despite growing disappointment in his handling of immigration issues, Latino voters favor President Barack Obama by six-to-one over any of the Republican presidential hopefuls, showed a Fox News Latino poll conducted under …
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
Mitt Romney In 2008 On Abandoning ‘National’ Mandate For Health Care Insurance: ‘No, No, I Like Mandates.’ … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  Mitt Romney, Video, Health Care Mandates, Individual Mandate, National Mandates, Romney Mandate Health Care, Romney Mandates, Romney National Health Care, Politics News
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Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
CAUGHT ON TAPE: Romney Says Massachusetts Reform Could Serve As A Model For The Nation
David Flick / Dallas Morning News:
Barbara Bush bashes 2012 presidential hopefuls in first ladies conference  —  First Lady Laura Bush tells a story during a panel that was part of the conference “America's First Ladies: An Enduring Vision,” at SMU in Dallas, Monday, March 5, 2012.  —  The 2012 presidential campaign …
James Pethokoukis / The Enterprise Blog:
For 99 percent of Americans, the Obama recovery has been no recovery at all  —  Liberal economist Emmanuel Saez has updated his much-referenced income inequality research.  Here's how the recovery is going after the Great Recession: … 1. So this isn't exactly an endorsement of the Obama recovery is it?
Discussion: Maggie's Farm
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Daniel Knauf / Into the BlackBxx:
Chasing Andrew  —  In 2000, something astonishing happened to me.  —  I was running an insurance brokerage by day, setting up and servicing health, dental and disability plans for a book of clients in the private and public sectors, from around 5 to 5,000 employees.  Off hours, I was writing screenplays.
Megan McArdle / The Atlantic Online:
Hello, and Goodbye (For Now)  —  This is a very strange post to write.  For the first time in over ten years, I'm taking a break from blogging to work on another project.  —  This is, frankly, terrifying.  I don't think it's an exaggeration to say that blogging has been the biggest influence over my life in the last ten years.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Jonathon M. Seidl / TheBlaze.com:
LIBERAL RADIO HOST MOCKS STORM VICTIMS: ‘THEIR GOD...KEEPS SMASHING THEM INTO LITTLE GREASE SPOTS’  —  With all the talk of holding radio talk show hosts accountable lately, it's probably worth bringing you what liberal firebrand Mike Malloy said last week as storms ravaged the South.
 
 
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Monte Whaley / Denver Post:
Colorado Supreme Court affirms that CU students with permits can carry concealed guns on campus
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Jonathan Riskind / Portland Press-Herald:
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Mitt Romney / The Columbus Dispatch:
U.S. can be energy superpower
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CNN:
CNN Poll: Catholic support for Romney crucial in Ohio
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