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1:15 AM ET, April 27, 2014

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TMZ.com:
Clippers Owner Donald Sterling to GF — Don't Bring Black People to My Games ... Including Magic Johnson  —  L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling told his GF he does NOT want her bringing black people to his games ... including Magic Johnson ... and it's ALL on tape.
Charles M. Blow / New York Times:
A Rancher's Romantic Revisionism  —  It appears that Cliven Bundy, the 68-year-old rancher and freeloader, doesn't reject only the federal government; he rejects history.  —  Bundy decided this week to tell us all what he knows “about the Negro.”  —  Mr. Bundy was quoted by The New York Times as saying:
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Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
What if the tea party decides to walk away from the GOP in 2016?  It could happen.  —  The relationship (or lack thereof) between the mainstream of the Republican party and the tea party has long been pooh-poohed by GOP strategists as standard operating procedure for a party out of the White House.
Discussion: Balloon Juice and The Reaction
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Ashley Killough / CNN:
Rand Paul on being ‘libertarian-ish’
Evan McMorris-Santoro / BuzzFeed:
Texas Republican Spent Over $30,000 In Campaign Cash On Chocolates And Ham  —  Hams!  —  Ham.  —  Tom Wallace/Minneapolis Star Tribune / MCT  —  WASHINGTON — Texas Rep. Ralph Hall, the oldest serving member of Congress, spent more than $33,000 in campaign funds on orders from Honey Baked Foods …
Andrew C. McCarthy / National Review:
Obama Subverts the Law in the Name of Clemency  —  So now it's the pardon power.  —  To this point, in making a mockery of his core constitutional duty to execute the laws faithfully, the broad law-enforcement discretion the Constitution vests in the executive branch has been President Obama's preferred sleight of hand.
Discussion: Power Line
William K. Rashbaum / New York Times:
Indictment Expected for Grimm, Staten Island Congressman  —  Representative Michael G. Grimm, a former F.B.I. agent and Marine who capitalized on his straight-arrow image to win a seat in Congress, is expected to be indicted on federal fraud charges as early as next week after a lengthy …
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Mona Chalabi / FiveThirtyEight:
Baby's First Profanity  —  Most parents remember their child's first word, and that's not just because that word is often “daddy” or “mommy.”  “Baabaa,” “bye” or the ominous “uh-oh” can also be a baby's initial step into the world of words.  But how many parents, I wonder …
Discussion: The Dish
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
Avril Lavigne picked a bad week to go all racist.  —  She's in big trouble for this:  —  Do you not see what's so cliven about it?  Well, then, you might want to submit to Vox, the website that explains everything to the point needed by an adequately intelligent but generally pretty busy person:
Discussion: RedState and Vox
Charlie LeDuff / New York Times:
A Beating in Detroit  —  DETROIT — AS Detroit burned to the ground on a hot summer night in July 1967, my grandparents stood on their front lawn listening to the sounds of our civic suicide.  —  “Pa,” my grandmother is said to have said.  “We've got to get out of this neighborhood.”
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Google+ Is Walking Dead  —  Today, Google's Vic Gundotra announced that he would be leaving the company after eight years.  The first obvious question is where this leaves Google+, Gundotra's baby and primary project for the past several of those years.  —  What we're hearing from multiple sources …
Jason Morris / CNN:
Texas family plagued with ailments gets $3M in 1st-of-its-kind fracking judgment  —  Fracking in the U.S.  —  Dallas (CNN) — When the Parr family started having serious health problems late in 2008, they had no idea it was associated with what they call “a multitude” of drilling operations …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Martin Wolf / Financial Times:
Strip private banks of their power to create money  —  The giant hole at the heart of our market economies needs to be plugged  —  Printing counterfeit banknotes is illegal, but creating private money is not.  The interdependence between the state and the businesses that can do this is the source …
Discussion: House of Debt and New York Times
 
 
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55% Favor Government Oversight of Political Ads and Candidates' Comments
Luke Harding / Guardian:
Ukraine: pro-Russian separatists hold European military observers captive
Jason Millman / Washington Post:
Cover Oregon officially admits enrollment site is broken beyond repair
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