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2:05 PM ET, November 19, 2006

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Tariq Panja / Associated Press:
Kissinger: Iraq Military Win Impossible  —  LONDON — Military victory is no longer possible in Iraq, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said in a television interview broadcast Sunday.  —  Kissinger presented a bleak vision of Iraq, saying the U.S. government must enter into dialogue …
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Doyle McManus / Los Angeles Times:
Kissinger says Iraq isn't ripe for democracy  —  In a critique of Bush administration strategy, the former secretary of State says the focus should be on stability.  —  NEW YORK — Former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, a frequent advisor to President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Peter Baker / Washington Post:
Embittered Insiders Turn Against Bush  —  The weekend after the statue of Saddam Hussein fell, Kenneth Adelman and a couple of other promoters of the Iraq war gathered at Vice President Cheney's residence to celebrate.  The invasion had been the "cakewalk" Adelman predicted.
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Anahad O'Connor / New York Times:
No Grunting, They Said, and He Was at the Gym  —  Albert Argibay, a bodybuilder and a state correction officer, was at a Planet Fitness gym with 500 pounds of weight on his shoulders one afternoon this month when the club manager walked over and told him it was time to leave.
Discussion: Feministe and Outside The Beltway
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Fausta / Fausta's blog:
Let's hear it for the lunks!  —  I've been trying for the past four weeks to get the NYT to cancel my subscription.  I emailed, I called, and the dead tree rag continues to drop at my driveway every Saturday and Sunday.  Like a spurned lover who can't believe it's over, it's not over for them.
Dan Collins / protein wisdom:   Blatant Misomascu- . . . penistropy
Ron Suskind / Washington Post:
Send in the Subpoenas  —  Senate Foreign Relations Committee aides debated last Tuesday whether to call deposed Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld to the hearing table for a public flogging.  The decision was no — at least for now.  Later that day, I bumped into the incoming committee chairman …
Judd / Think Progress:
McCain Flip-Flops, Supports Immediate Reversal of Roe v. Wade  —  In 1999, the "moderate" version of John McCain said that overturning Roe v. Wade would be dangerous for women and he would not support it, even in "the long term."  Here's McCain in the San Francisco Chronicle:
Telegraph:
Al-Qaeda's 'best assets' prime UK timebomb  —  British Muslims volunteering to fight against coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan are being sent back to Britain to become al-Qaeda "sleeper" agents, The Sunday Telegraph has learned.  —  MI5 agents believe that young Asian men …
Discussion: Jihad Watch
David Leppard / Times of London:
Blair hit by Saudi 'bribery' threat  —  SAUDI ARABIA is threatening to suspend diplomatic ties with Britain unless Downing Street intervenes to block an investigation into a £60m "slush fund" allegedly set up for some members of its royal family.  —  A senior Saudi diplomat in London …
Jamie Doward / Observer:
Muslim leader sent funds to Irving  —  Islamic activist admits he donated cash to jailed historian who denied the Holocaust  —  One of Britain's most prominent speakers on Muslim issues is today exposed as a supporter of David Irving, the controversial historian who for years denied the Holocaust took place.
Discussion: Harry's Place
Brian Wheeler / BBC:
Web 'fuelling crisis in politics'  —  Tony Blair's outgoing chief strategy adviser fears the internet could be fuelling a "crisis" in the relationship between politicians and voters.  —  Matthew Taylor - who stressed he was speaking as a "citizen" not a government spokesman - said the web could be "fantastic" for democracy.
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Guido Fawkes Esq / Guy Fawkes' blog …:
Crisis, What Crisis?  —  Matthew Taylor, Tony's chief adviser …
Discussion: Dodgeblogium
NY Daily News:
Rupe is in soup with troops  —  O'Reilly rips Murdoch, book, show  —  Fox News firebrand Bill O'Reilly threatened yesterday to whack Rupert Murdoch in the wallet for promoting O.J. Simpson's how-I-murdered-my-wife book.  —  Vowing to boycott any company that advertises on Fox's …
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Washington Post:
O.J. Deal Leaves Sour Taste in Many Mouths
Discussion: Don Surber
jules crittenden:
The Last Man to Die for a Mistake  —  The talk of exit strategies for Iraq has me wondering.  Who was the last man to die for what John Kerry called a mistake?  Was it that American soldier whose name is the last name on the last panel of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C.?
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Telegraph:
Leading Russian critic of Putin's regime is poisoned in London  —  Scotland Yard has launched an investigation into an audacious attempt to murder - using a deadly poison - a leading Russian defector at a restaurant in London.  —  Alexander Litvinenko, a former colonel in the Russian secret service …
Discussion: Daily Pundit and Tim Worstall
Ali Bubba / Alabama Liberation Front:
John Henke & '06 blogging  —  Let's face it, the Left kicked the GOP's butt: … Ditto.  It was not until after Allen was already deeply mired in MacacaGate that Dick Wadhams began asking around for a Virginia blogger, eventually hiring Henke.  —  But hiring one "official blogger" …
Kent Fischer / Dallas Morning News:
Ruling: Classes divided by race  —  At Preston Hollow, principal tried to appease affluent parents, halt white flight, judge says  —  For years, it was an open secret at North Dallas' Preston Hollow Elementary School: Even though the school was overwhelmingly Hispanic and black …
The Big Trunk / Power Line:
JOHN BOLTON ALONE  —  Like Mark Steyn's book (discussed below), John Bolton has a message.  Indeed, it's a message that would resonate with the readers of Steyn's book, if only his message were deemed worthy of coverage in the mainstream media.  Pamela at Atlas Shrugs and Bruce Kesler …
Discussion: Wake up America
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David Morgan / Reuters:
Chertoff says U.S. threatened by international law
Discussion: Booman Tribune and Ruminate This
Times of London:
Sausages affected by draconian trade laws  —  A SPICY sausage known as the Welsh Dragon will have to be renamed after trading standards' officers warned the manufacturers that they could face prosecution because it does not contain dragon.  —  The sausages will now have to be labelled Welsh …
Discussion: Done With Mirrors
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Dan Collins / protein wisdom:   No Dragons Harmed in Making this Post
cuny.edu:
CUNY Graduate School Of Journalism Awarded Knight Foundation Grant To Teach Law To Bloggers  —  Bloggers who don't want to end up in court because of legal issues like libel, privacy or copyright will get training from The City University of New York's new Graduate School of Journalism.
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Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
A gift to bloggers: A stay-out-of-court card
Discussion: Beltway Blogroll
 
 
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Don't view the video!  —  Reading the transcript of Larry King …
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The Big Trunk / Power Line:
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