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8:35 AM ET, August 13, 2014

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Rush Limbaugh:
Robin Williams and the Pop Culture Media  —  RUSH: This is Mark in Des Plaines, Illinois.  Welcome to the program.  Hi.  —  CALLER: Hi, Rush.  You are such a great guy.  I have a question for you about the news about Robin Williams —  RUSH: Before you get to that.
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Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
It's the Loyalty, Stupid  —  WASHINGTON — I talked to Robin Williams once, about breasts.  —  In 1993, when he played a prim British nanny in “Mrs. Doubtfire,” I went to interview him at his Pacific Heights house.  —  “It's great to be this blue-mouthed old lady hitting on somebody,” …
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Rush Limbaugh Links Robin Williams' Death To ‘Leftist Worldview’  —  Rush Limbaugh on Tuesday tied Robin Williams' death, which sheriffs believe was a suicide, to the “leftist worldview.”  —  A caller on Limbaugh's radio show lamented how much coverage the media has given to Williams rather …
Joe Romm / ThinkProgress:
Robin Williams In 2002: 'It Is Beyond Global Warming At This Point. It's Cooking!'
Discussion: CANNONFIRE, Guardian and The PJ Tatler
Tina Nguyen / Mediaite:
Shepard Smith Clarifies and Apologizes for Robin Williams ‘Coward’ Remark
Jesse L. Jackson, Sr / USA Today:
Jesse Jackson: There's a ‘Ferguson’ near you  —  Look around you.  The absence of noise isn't the presence of justice.  —  Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African American male in suburban Ferguson, Missouri, who had just graduated from high school and planned to start college …
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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Some Pictures Say a Lot … We can only infer so much from photographs.  There's clearly been looting and an element of crowd violence in Ferguson, Missouri.  But there are quite a few photos and videos of heavily armed and armored police facing clearly unarmed civilians who often …
Trymaine Lee / msnbc.com:
Eyewitness to Michael Brown shooting recounts his friend's death
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama: No ‘attack’ intended  —  Hillary Clinton called President Barack Obama on Tuesday to “make sure he knows that nothing she said was an attempt to attack him” when she recently discussed her views on foreign policy in an interview with The Atlantic, according to a statement from a Clinton spokesman.
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Karoli / Latest from Crooks and Liars:
Watch: Crazed Racist In Ferguson Spews White Rage At Protesters (Updated)  —  Yes, there are racists in Ferguson.  —  This video is NSFW for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the language.  —  YouTube user “Brandon” uploaded it with the following comment:
Discussion: The Raw Story
Jennifer Jacobs / Des Moines Register:
A charged-up Rick Perry after his Iowa State Fair speech: 'I'm awesome'  —  Rick Perry admits he's preparing to possibly run for president, even if Iowans haven't forgotten his forgetfulness.  —  And at the Iowa State Fair today, the Texas governor couldn't walk 10 feet without someone gunning for his attention.
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Cameron Joseph / The Hill:
Rick Perry's Iowa comeback?
Discussion: CNN and Washington Post
John Wright / Lone Star Q:
EXCLUSIVE: Texas anti-gay leader Jonathan Saenz's ex-wife left him for another woman  —  Mere months before Jonathan Saenz became president of the anti-gay group Texas Values, his wife left him for another woman, according to Hays County district court records obtained by Lone Star Q.
Judy Kurtz / The Hill:
Hollywood tries to save Senate for Dems  —  Hollywood is pouring money into the midterm elections, with A-listers such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Barbra Streisand all coughing up blockbuster bucks.  —  The donations are largely aimed at keeping the Senate in Democratic hands.
Kristina Wong / The Hill:
Obama orders more than 100 advisers to Iraq  —  President Obama has ordered 130 more troops to northern Iraq, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday.  —  “The president has authorized for me to go ahead and authorize about 130 new assessment team members,” said Hagel.
Rebecca Riffkin / Gallup:
Government, Economy, Immigration Are Top U.S. Problems  —  Most Americans list non-economic problems as most important  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans say the government, immigration, and the economy in general are the most important problems currently facing the country.
Discussion: Politico and PoliticusUSA
Enid Nemy / New York Times:
Lauren Bacall Dies at 89; in a Bygone Hollywood, She Purred Every Word  —  Lauren Bacall, the actress whose provocative glamour elevated her to stardom in Hollywood's golden age and whose lasting mystique put her on a plateau in American culture that few stars reach, died on Tuesday in New York.
Discussion: CNN and Scared Monkeys
David Salazar / Columbia Daily Spectator:
Bacchanal fall concert canceled, annual spring concert under review  —  Bacchanal's planned fall concert has been canceled and its spring concert is under review, the group announced in a statement Monday evening.  —  The fall concert, planned for Sept. 14 on Low Plaza …
 
 
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Meet the Beer Bottle Dictator
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