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Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
A Defiant Rancher Savors the Audience That Rallied to His Side  —  BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — Cliven Bundy stood by the Virgin River up the road from the armed checkpoint at the driveway of his ranch, signing autographs and posing for pictures.  For 55 minutes, Mr. Bundy held forth to a clutch …
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Danaradio / The Dana Show:
On Cliven Bundy's Remark *UPDATED: Video Link  —  I was alerted to this story this evening in the NYT on rancher Cliven Bundy which featured a quote I was told was racist, and therefor I should apologize for ever criticizing the Bureau of Land Management's handling of this and other situations:
Arturo Garcia / The Raw Story:
Conservatives begin backing away after Cliven Bundy's remarks disparaging ‘the Negro’  —  Republican politicians began backtracking on their support of Nevada anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy after the New York Times caught Bundy making racially-inflammatory remarks blaming African-Americans …
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Bundy Explains ‘Negro’ Remarks: 'I'm Wondering' If They're ‘Better Off Being Slaves’  —  Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher currently under fire for remarks he made about “the Negro,” explained himself on The Peter Schiff Show today, saying that he's just “wondering” whether black people …
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Bundy just ended the Stewart-Hannity feud  —  By now you've probably seen Jon Stewart's masterful/brutal/devastating takedown of Sean Hannity, the latest in the two media personalities' ongoing feud over Hannity's sympathetic coverage of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.
Discussion: Mediaite and FishbowlDC
Jamelle Bouie / Slate:
What Cliven Bundy Knows About “The Negro”  —  Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is still a cause célèbre for the right-wing, drawing praise from Tea Party activists, Republican politicians, and conservative media outlets.  Kevin Williamson of National Review called him a “dissident” …
Discussion: Booman Tribune and Hot Air
Los Angeles Times:
The U.S. can't let Cliven Bundy win his range war  —  The Nevada cattle rancher is not a man of principle but a bad loser.  He should be made to pay grazing fees.  —  Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy (Los Angeles Times / April 22, 2014)  —  Times Editorial Board
Discussion: Right Wing Watch
Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
National Review Writer On Bundy: Heroes Of The Alamo Probably Had ‘Repugnant’ Views, Too  —  National Review correspondent Kevin Williamson, who recently compared Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy to Mahatma Gandhi, told TPM in an email on Thursday that he thought Bundy's racially charged comments were …
Discussion: BobCesca.com
CNN:
Politicians denounce Bundy's racist remarks
Timothy Cama / The Hill:
Republicans slam Bundy's ‘appalling and racist’ remarks
Discussion: Right Wing Watch
CNN:
Vets languish, die on secret VA list  —  (CNN) — At least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system, many of whom were placed on a secret waiting list.  —  The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers …
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Dennis Wagner / Arizona Republic:
McCain, Flake call for Senate probe of Phoenix VA
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Norm Clarke:
Wynn, Clooney exchange barbs over heated dinner conversation  —  George Clooney, right, shown last year at Wynn Las Vegas promoting his Casamigos tequila with Steve and Andrea Wynn, reportedly took issue with Steve Wynn's comments about President Barack Obama.  (Courtesy)  —  George Clooney.
CNN:
Obama: Japanese robots a little scary'  —  Tokyo (CNN) - President Barack Obama has some new high tech friends  —  The President played soccer Thursday with a Japanese robot during a stop at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, or Mirikan.
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Colleen McCain Nelson / Wall Street Journal:
Obama Plays Soccer With Robot
Nate Cohn / New York Times:
Southern Whites' Loyalty to G.O.P. Nearing That of Blacks to Democrats  —  President Obama's landslide victory in 2008 was supposed to herald the beginning of a new Democratic era.  And yet, six years later, there is not even a clear Democratic majority in the country, let alone one poised for 30 years of dominance.
Chris Christie / TIME:
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Edward Wyatt / New York Times:
F.C.C., in a Shift, Backs Fast Lanes for Web Traffic  —  WASHINGTON — The principle that all Internet content should be treated equally as it flows through cables and pipes to consumers looks all but dead.  —  The Federal Communications Commission said on Wednesday that it would propose …
George F. Will / Washington Post:
Barack Obama, the adolescent president  —  Recently, Barack Obama — a Demosthenes determined to elevate our politics from coarseness to elegance; a Pericles sent to ameliorate our rhetorical impoverishment — spoke at the University of Michigan.  He came to that very friendly venue …
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
GOP Lawmaker: Women Get Paid Less Because ‘Men Are More Motivated’ (VIDEO)  —  A Republican lawmaker from New Hampshire on Wednesday said that women are paid less than men because they don't work as hard or as often, insisting throughout his speech that his argument was legitimate, despite objections from his fellow lawmakers.
Wall Street Journal:
Telling Students to Earn Less  —  Obama now calls for reforming his bleeding college loan program.  —  The federal student loan program is becoming so costly to taxpayers that even President Obama is pretending to fix it.  Readers will recall Mr. Obama as the man who has spent …
Discussion: National Review
Rebecca Shabad / The Hill:
Holder says Sotomayor's affirmative action dissent was ‘courageous’  —  Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday called Justice Sonia Sotomayor's dissent in the Supreme Court's latest affirmative action ruling “courageous.”  —  At an event on diversity within the Justice Department …
Chad Griffin / Advocate:
Op-ed: Chad Griffin on Controversial Marriage Equality Book  —  The response to Jo Becker's book from many of my friends and colleagues in the LGBT movement has had a profound effect on me.  Most troubling of all is the impression that I personally am unaware or dismissive of the decades of hard work …
Discussion: Back2Stonewall and The Dish
 
 
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