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Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
WASHINGTON — Democrats were thrilled when John Walsh of Montana was appointed to the United States Senate in February.  A decorated veteran of the Iraq war and former adjutant general of his state's National Guard, Mr. Walsh offered the Democratic Party something it frequently lacks: a seasoned military man.
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New York Times:
How Senator John Walsh Plagiarized a Final Paper  —  Senator John Walsh of Montana took most of a 2007 final paper required for his master's degree from the United States Army War College from other sources without proper attribution.  Mr. Walsh copies an entire page nearly word-for-word …
Ted Cruz:
Did President Obama Just Launch an Economic Boycott of Israel?  —  SEN. CRUZ RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING FAA'S FLIGHT SUSPENSIONS TO ISRAEL  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today questioned the Obama Administration's decision to ban flights to Israel while, at the same time …
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Yahoo! News:
World suspension of Israel flights a ‘great victory’: Hamas AFP 1 hr ago  —  Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Hamas said Wednesday that the suspension of international flights to and from Israel over security concerns about Gaza rocket fire was a “great victory.”
Anton Zverev / Reuters:
Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile  —  (Reuters) - A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and it could have originated in Russia.
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Maggie Ybarra / Washington Times:
Obama orders Pentagon advisers to Ukraine to fend off Putin-backed rebels
Discussion: Hot Air, Hit & Run and RT
Globe and Mail:
MH17: Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down near crash site, Kiev says
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Exclusive: Ukraine Asked U.S. for Tech to Counter Russia's Jet-Killers
Discussion: National Review
New York Times:
Cuomo's Office Hobbled Ethics Inquiries by Moreland Commission  —  With Albany rocked by a seemingly endless barrage of scandals and arrests, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo set up a high-powered commission last summer to root out corruption in state politics.  It was barely two months old when its investigators …
David Horovitz / The Times of Israel:
The terrible cost of thwarting Hamas  —  Op-ed: The Israeli national mood is now a mixture of anguish at the toll of IDF dead, anger at aspects of the international response, and confidence in the troops and (atypically) the political leadership
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Power Line
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Anne Barnard / New York Times:
Hamas Gambled on War as Its Woes Grew in Gaza
Discussion: VodkaPundit and ABC News
Nicholas Bagley / The Incidental Economist:
Halbig said it was applying the law as written.  Don't believe it.  —  In the Wall Street Journal this morning, Jonathan Adler and Michael Cannon, the two principal architects of the exchange litigation, have an op-ed about Halbig and King.  They write that “[t]he president's defenders often concede …
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Ezra Klein / Vox:
No, the Halbig case isn't going to destroy Obamacare
Christopher Ingraham / Washington Post:
Darth Vader is polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidates  —  On Tuesday FiveThirtyEight released the results of a poll of Americans' opinions on the “Star Wars” universe.  Not surprisingly, Jar Jar Binks is the most reviled character in the series.
The Intercept:
The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist  —  The Obama administration has quietly approved a substantial expansion of the terrorist watchlist system, authorizing a secret process that requires neither “concrete facts” nor “irrefutable evidence” to designate an American …
Discussion: Hullabaloo, RT and The Verge
Paul Bond / Hollywood Reporter:
Congressman Vows to Investigate Google Searches of ‘America’ Movie (Exclusive)  —  “If there was an intent to confuse the public about this movie because of its ideological content, then we're going to find out about it,” says Rep. Dana Rohrabacher.  —  Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher …
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Mediaite
Politico:
GOP asks: What if Mitch McConnell loses?  —  It's a taboo subject among Senate Republicans but one that's on many senators' minds: What if Mitch McConnell loses his reelection bid?  —  There appears to be no clear answer to that question, at least not right now.
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Dem Rep. Mocks C-SPAN Caller's Conspiracies: Watch ‘Less Fox News’ (VIDEO)  —  Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) on Wednesday put a C-SPAN caller in his place after he asked the congressman to defend President Obama from a laundry list of scandals coveted by conservatives.
Discussion: Mediaite
Gcourter / Atlas Network:
In Memoriam: John Blundell (1952-2014)  —  The freedom movement has lost one of its most influential institution builders.  Atlas Network has lost a dear friend, its past President and Board Member.  John Blundell died July 22, 2014.  —  John Blundell spent two decades as the General Director …
Tony Lee / BREITBART.COM:
SARAH PALIN DRIVES STAKE THROUGH HEART OF ‘TRUE BLOOD’ PRODUCERS  —  Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin rejected overtures from True Blood's producers for a cameo role on the conservative-bashing vampire show.  Her instincts proved to be correct after Sunday's HBO episode in which Republican women …
rubio.senate.gov:
Rubio Delivers Address On Values At Catholic University  —  Rubio: “A strong America is not possible without strong Americans - a people formed by the values necessary for success, the values of education and hard work, strong marriages and empowered parents.
Discussion: ThinkProgress and National Review
Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Watch: Open Carry Activists Hold Event at Dealey Plaza, Site of Kennedy Assassination  —  A group of open carry gun activists who protested Saturday at Dealey Plaza in Dallas filmed a bizarre, more-than-10-minute video of their demonstration and posted it to YouTube.
Discussion: Unfair Park and The Raw Story
Danielle Paquette / Washington Post:
Attack of the Chicago climate change maggots  —  Lori Burns is one of many people suffering the impact of climate change.  Lori's basement has flooded three times in the past five years because of frequent severe storms that Chicago's aging infrastructure can't handle.  Lori now keeps her basement floor clear of any items.
Discussion: ThinkProgress and The Verge
CNN:
CNN Poll: Is Obamacare working?  —  Washington (CNN) - More than half the public says Obamacare has helped either their families or others across the country, although less than one in five Americans say they have personally benefited from the health care law, according to a new national poll.
Michael Paulson / New York Times:
U.S. Religious Leaders Embrace Cause of Immigrant Children  —  After protesters shouting “Go Home” turned back busloads of immigrant mothers and children in Murrieta, Calif., a furious Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, sat down at his notepad and drafted …
Discussion: Politico and National Review
Hannah Hess / Hill Blotter:
Capitol Police Stop Another Gun From Entering Cannon Building (Updated)  —  Updated 12:25 p.m. |  Capitol Police confiscated a 9mm Ruger handgun from the bag of Camden, S.C., resident Ronald William Prestage shortly after 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning at the Cannon House Office Building.
 
 
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The argument for eating dog
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Harriet Hernando / Daily Mail:
Christian sentenced by Iranian judge to have his lips burnt with a cigarette for eating during Ramadan
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David Dayen / Salon:
“We don't want politicians who've gotta be cajoled”: Keith Ellison unloads to Salon
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Yahoo! News:
Ready for Warren?  Well, even if you are, the Democratic senator says she's not Power Players 15 mins ago
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Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Republican Congressman: Obama “Not Raised With An American Experience”
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