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9:00 AM ET, February 12, 2007

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New York Times:
Dixie Chicks, Mary J. Blige and the Red Hot Chili Peppers Win Grammys  —  After death threats, boycotts and a cold shoulder from the country music establishment, the Dixie Chicks gained sweet vindication Sunday night at the 49th annual Grammy Awards, capturing honors in all five of the categories in which they were nominated.
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Dean Goodman / Reuters:
Dixie Chicks could bring political edge to Grammys  —  LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Grammys could take a rare step into the political arena on Sunday if the Dixie Chicks win the coveted album-of-the-year award, as observers of the music industry's biggest honors are predicting.
Discussion: PoliPundit.com
David Bauder / Associated Press:
Dixie Chicks to country: nah-nah  —  It was more than a love of their music that was behind the Dixie Chicks' victory lap at the Grammy Awards Sunday.  —  The Texans won the three biggest awards - song, record and album of the year - for a disc in which they fought back against a country-music establishment …
Sean Hackbarth / The American Mind:
DIXIE CHICKS PLAY NICE AT GRAMMYS  —  While waiting for Battlestar Galactica I've been watching some of the Grammys.  The Dixie Chicks won Song of the Year.  I see the voters needed a way to strike out at the Bush administration and conservative America.  Surprisingly none …
Atrios / Eschaton:
Chicks!
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Dan / Riehl World View:   Pardon My French  —  But I can't resist - it seems the Dixie Clits …
Greg Mitchell / Editor and Publisher:
UPDATE: 'Wash Post' Joins 'NYT' in Trumpeting 'Anonymous' Claims on Iranian Weapons in Iraq  —  NEW YORK First it was Michael Gordon in The New York Times on Saturday.  Now The Washington Post and others media outlets have joined in suggesting a slam dunk case for Iranian weapons killing Americans in Iraq.
Discussion: The Blue State and AMERICAblog
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Joshua Partlow / Washington Post:
Iran Sending Explosives to Extremist Groups in Iraq, Officials Say
Tina Susman / Los Angeles Times:   U.S. officials offer evidence of Iran's hand in Iraqi unrest
Eason Jordan / The Huffington Post:
Stop This Now: No-Name Allegations, Sourcing Identify US Officials …
Discussion: Associated Press and All Spin Zone
Washington Post:
Iran Softens Tone, Declares Readiness To Resume Talks  —  President and Top Negotiator Reject U.N. Call to Freeze Nuclear Program  —  Facing the prospect of broader international sanctions, Iran's president and national security chief on Sunday offered to resume negotiations …
Discussion: Captain's Quarters
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Sean-Paul Kelley / The Agonist:
Doesn't Look Like Farsi To Me?  —  Look, I admit, I don't know much about bomb-making.
Discussion: rubber hose
David Blair / Telegraph:   Pentagon blames Iran for 170 US deaths
Cernig / NewsHog:
They Expect You To Believe THIS  —  Consider this as an update to the post below.
Michael Finnegan / Los Angeles Times:
Giuliani praises Bush's Iraq policy, foresight  —  He disparages a Senate nonbinding rebuke on a visit to California to build a GOP campaign base for the presidency.  —  SACRAMENTO — Republican presidential hopeful Rudolph W. Giuliani praised President Bush's war leadership on Saturday …
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Salena Zito / PittsburghLIVE.com:
Rudy the uniter
Discussion: Don Surber
Associated Press:   Giuliani: Gun control helped lower crime
CNN:
Obama hits back after Australian PM slams his Iraq stance … CANBERRA, Australia (CNN) — Australia's conservative Prime Minister John Howard said Sunday that victory for Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and his party in next year's presidential election would be a boon for terrorists.
Discussion: Power Line and Yourish.com
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Edmund S. Phelps / Opinion Journal:
Entrepreneurial Culture  —  Why European economies lag behind the U.S.  —  The nations of Continental Western Europe, in the reforms they make to try to raise their economic performance, may prove to be a testing ground for the view that culture matters for a society's economic results.
New York Times:
Cheney Testimony in Libby Trial Would Carry High Risk  —  One figure has dominated the trial of I. Lewis Libby Jr. without even showing up in the courtroom.  Day after day, the jury has heard accounts of the actions of Vice President Dick Cheney, watched as his handwritten notes were displayed …
Discussion: The Raw Story and All Spin Zone
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Here Comes The Sun  —  The proponents of man-made climate change want to force an end to the debate over the causes of global warming.  Some want to treat skeptics as if they were Holocaust deniers or heretics of old.  However, some scientists still have their doubts about whether global warming is real …
Pajamas Media:
SUNDAY NIGHTS IN BAGHDAD — REPORT FROM IRAQ  —  SUNDAY NIGHTS IN BAGHDAD — REPORT FROM IRAQ  —  Of things that go bump in the night.  —  by PJM Baghdad Editor Omar Fahdil of Iraq the Model  —  Last night was a sleepless one for me.  It dragged on until around 4 in the morning and though exhausted I couldn't sleep.
Guardian:
A menace to science  —  For years, 'Dr' Gillian McKeith has used her title to sell TV shows, diet books and herbal sex pills.  Now the Advertising Standards Authority has stepped in.  Yet the real problem is not what she calls herself, but the mumbo-jumbo she dresses up as scientific fact, says Ben Goldacre
Discussion: Harry's Place
George F. Will / Washington Post:
The Limits Of Sunniness  —  In this winter of their discontents, nostalgia for Ronald Reagan has become for many conservatives a substitute for thinking.  This mental paralysis — gratitude decaying into idolatry — is sterile: Neither the man nor his moment will recur.
The Big Trunk / Power Line:
REMEMBERING MR. LINCOLN  —  Today is of course the birthday of America's greatest president, Abraham Lincoln.  As a politician and as president, Lincoln was a profound student of the Constitution and constitutional history.  Perhaps most important, Lincoln was America's indispensable teacher …
Washington Post:
GOP Expects Defections as House Debates Iraq Resolution  —  Three days of intense debate over the Iraq war begins in the House today, with Democrats planning to propose a narrowly worded rebuke of President Bush's troop buildup and Republicans girding for broad defections on their side.
 
 
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