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9:55 AM ET, March 3, 2013

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Abdul Haq Omari / Afghanistan News-TOLOnews.com:
Pakistan Ulema Permits Suicide Attacks  —  The Chairman of the Pakistan Ulema Council on Friday said that suicide attacks in Afghanistan are permitted as long as US forces are present in the country.  —  “Palestine is occupied by Israel, Kashmir by India, and Afghanistan by the US.
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Lisa Lundquist / The Long War Journal:
Pakistani clerics endorse suicide bombings, reject proposed peace conference  —  Tahir Ashrafi, the head of the Pakistan Ulema Council.  Image from TOLOnews.  —  The tortuous path of the Afghan government's plan for a regional ulema conference that would issue a fatwa condemning suicide attacks reached …
Discussion: americanthinker.com
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
McConnell slams liberal super-PAC for tweet about wife's ethnicity  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Saturday blasted a liberal super-PAC for a tweet targeting his wife's ethnicity.  —  “They will not get away with attacking my wife in this campaign,” …
Discussion: Post Politics
Nina Totenberg / Law:
In Voting Rights Arguments, Chief Justice Misconstrued Census Data  —  At the voting rights argument in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Chief Justice John Roberts tore into Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, grilling him on his knowledge of voting statistics.
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George F. Will / Washington Post:   The Voting Rights Act, stuck in the past
Washington Post:
Stymied by a GOP House, Obama looks ahead to 2014 to cement his legacy  —  Video: President Barack Obama warned Friday that the pain of the sequester “will be real.”  He called the steep budget cuts “dumb” and “arbitrary” in a news conference following a meeting with Congressional leaders …
Discussion: Booman Tribune and Prairie Weather
BREITBART.COM:
CPAC TURNS AWAY PAMELA GELLER  —  For the last four years, Pamela Geller of AtlasShrugs.com and the American Freedom Defense Initiative have held events at CPAC featuring guests she invites to discuss the influence of Islamism on America.  But this year, the American Conservative Union (ACU) has no room for Geller or her message.
Discussion: Jihad Watch and Joe. My. God.
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Pamela Geller / Atlas Shrugs:
“CPAC Turns Away Pamela Geller”
Declan McCullagh / CNET:
DHS built domestic surveillance tech into Predator drones  —  Homeland Security's specifications say drones must be able to detect whether a civilian is armed.  Also specified: “signals interception” and “direction finding” for electronic surveillance.  —  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security …
The Atlantic Online:
100 Years Ago, The 1913 Women's Suffrage Parade  —  Less than a century ago, women in the United States were not guaranteed the right to vote.  Many courageous groups worked hard at state and local levels throughout the end of the 19th century, making some small gains toward women's suffrage.
Steven Harmon / Daily Democrat:
California GOP leader steps into rape pregnancy controversy  —  Bay Area News Group  —  SACRAMENTO — A California Republican leader may have inadvertently revived the controversial subject of rape and pregnancy.  —  Before arriving at the state GOP's spring convention here …
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Andrea Peterson / ThinkProgress:
California GOP Leader: Pregnancies Resulting From Rape Are Rare Because ‘The Body Is Traumatized’
Eric Lichtblau / New York Times:
The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking  —  THIRTEEN years ago, researchers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum began the grim task of documenting all the ghettos, slave labor sites, concentration camps and killing factories that the Nazis set up throughout Europe.
Kathleen Parker / Washington Post:
Why the ‘threat’ on Bob Woodward matters  —  To the world beyond the Beltway, it might not mean much that Bob Woodward of the famed Watergate duo went public with his recent White House run-in.  —  This would be an oversight.  —  It also may not mean much that the White House press corps got teed off …
Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:
Sources: NBC Discussing Jay Leno Exit Plan  —  With Jimmy Kimmel attracting younger viewers, Jimmy Fallon seems a logical choice to move into the coveted 11:35 time slot in 2014.  —  Is NBC preparing to announce Jay Leno's departure from The Tonight Show?  —  The network says categorically no …
Discussion: Mediaite and KDVR.com
David Cameron / Telegraph:
Conservatives will battle for Britain's future  —  The Conservatives are determined to win the battle for Britain's future, writes David Cameron in the Sunday Telegraph.  —  There has been a barrage of advice this weekend following the Eastleigh by-election.  Some say the Conservative Party should veer right.
Discussion: Daily Mail, Guardian and BBC
 
 
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James Lewis / American Thinker:
Dangerous Times: How Euro-socialism Set off a Fascist Bomb
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Megan R. Wilson / The Hill:
Will Smith among additions to Obama campaign bundlers
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Nicole Flatow / ThinkProgress:
Kansas Bill To Drug Test Welfare Recipients Passes Senate With Amendment To Test Lawmakers, Too
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