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8:10 PM ET, March 18, 2007

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Newsweek:
Disorder in King George's Court  —  At highly charged moments, attorney General Alberto Gonzales can seem placid, passive—at times, just plain out of it.  In the summer of 2002, high-level Bush administration officials met to debate secretly a delicate issue: how aggressively could the CIA interrogate terror suspects?
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Robert Gehrke / Salt Lake Tribune:   Right-hand man now a scapegoat?
MSNBC:
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Marie Colvin / Times of London:
Resilient Iraqis ask what civil war?  —  DESPITE sectarian slaughter, ethnic cleansing and suicide bombs, an opinion poll conducted on the eve of the fourth anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq has found a striking resilience and optimism among the inhabitants.
Paul Mirengoff / News Bloggers Blog:
Al Gore — phony and wrong
Discussion: Power Line and Tennessean.com
Faiz / Think Progress:
Hume Launches New Smear: Plame Lied Under Oath  —  Today on Fox News Sunday, Brit Hume continued his campaign to smear Valerie Plame Wilson.  Previously, he had falsely said that it was "unlikely she was" covert.  —  Instead of apologizing this morning, he launched a new attack against Plame …
Discussion: Hullabaloo, The Reaction and Don Surber
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John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
I was waiting for this: Hume says Plame lied under oath
Discussion: The Mahablog
Lauren Frayer / Associated Press:
7 U.S. troops die in Iraq violence  —  BAGHDAD - The U.S. military on Sunday announced the deaths of seven more troops in Iraq, including four killed by a roadside bomb while patrolling western Baghdad — the latest American casualties in a monthlong security crackdown in the capital.
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Washington Post:
Al-Qaeda in Iraq May Not Be Threat Here
Discussion: Redstate and Political Animal
Michael R. Gordon / New York Times:
Sunni Militants Disrupt Plan to Calm Baghdad
Discussion: Needlenose, toohotfortnr and The Corner
Bill Theobald / Tennessean.com:
Tenn. mine enriched Gore, scarred land  —  No major pollution violations, but threat remains  —  CARTHAGE, Tenn. - Al Gore has profited from zinc mining that has released millions of pounds of potentially toxic substances near his farmstead, but there is no evidence the mine has caused serious damage …
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Deacon / Power Line:
WHITHER THE WEATHER  —  Jonathan Last takes a look at Al Gore's case on global warming.
Discussion: News Bloggers Blog
Eleanor Clift / Newsweek:
Gore on the Un-Campaign Trail  —  Since the documentary he starred in, "An Inconvenient Truth," won an Academy Award, speculation has only increased about Al Gore's potential entry into the presidential race.  He is not taking any overt steps toward running, and that may be the cleverest strategy of all.
Discussion: Liberal Values and Macsmind
CNN:
Poll: Confidence in Iraq war down sharply … WASHINGTON (CNN) — Americans are starkly less confident and proud of their country's involvement in Iraq, according to poll results released Sunday.  —  However, the poll — results of which were released on the eve of the Iraq war's 4-year anniversary …
Discussion: My Left Wing
The Nation:
Congress, End the War  —  "War is over, if you want it," declared John Lennon in the thick of the Vietnam nightmare.  To the extent that Lennon's "you" referred to the US Congress, he was right, then and now.  The House and Senate have the authority to end the war in Iraq quickly, efficiently and honorably.
Discussion: TalkLeft and Daily Kos
Joby Warrick / Washington Post:
Saudi Arabia Routinely Frees Detainees  —  Release of Guantanamo Prisoners Undermines U.S. Claims of Threat, Analysis Says  —  In official documents, Detainee No. 266 was an accused al-Qaeda member who refused to speak to his captors, much less admit or deny terrorism links.
Discussion: the talking dog
Steve Chapman / Real Clear Politics:
Signs of Life in the Second Amendment  —  For nearly 70 years, the Second Amendment has been the Jimmy Hoffa of constitutional provisions — missing, its whereabouts unknown, and presumed dead.  The right to keep and bear arms, though treasured by many Americans, was a complete stranger to the Supreme Court.
Discussion: Chicago Boyz
Neal Stephenson / New York Times:
It's All Geek to Me  —  A WEEK ago Friday, moments before an opening-day showing of the movie "300" at Seattle's Cinerama, a 20-something moviegoer rushed to the front of the theater, dropped his shoulders, curled his arms into a mock-Schwarzenegger pose and bellowed out a timeless remark …
Discussion: Instapundit.com
Lawrence Lessig / New York Times:
Make Way for Copyright Chaos  —  LAST week, Viacom asked a federal court to order the video-sharing service YouTube to pay it more than $1 billion in damages for some 150,000 videos that Viacom claims it owns and YouTube users have shared.  "YouTube," the complaint alleges …
Ryan Lizza / New York Times:
Nowadays, a Candidate Can Seem Too Experienced  —  RUNNING a credible campaign for president has always required an elusive mixture of star power and experience.  But Barack Obama's strong challenge to Hillary Clinton and Rudolph W. Giuliani's recent surge past Senator John McCain …
Discussion: Matthew Yglesias and Sirotablog
David S. Broder / Washington Post:
Congress's Oversight Offensive  —  Ten weeks into the new Congress, it is clear that revelation, not legislation, is going to be its real product.  —  While President Bush threatens to use his veto pen to stop some bills and Senate Republicans block other measures from even reaching his desk …
Simon Romero / New York Times:
Venezuela to Give Currency New Name and Numbers  —  Of all the startling measures announced by President Hugo Chávez this year, from the nationalization of major utilities to threats of imprisonment for violators of price controls, none have baffled economists quite like his venture into monetary reform.
Discussion: PoliBlog (TM) and Matthew Yglesias
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Philip Sherwell / Telegraph:
Straight-talking McCain vows to fix world's view of the 'ugly American'
Stephen Gerlis / Times of London:
Unravelling the confessions of the 9/11 chief
Anthony Shadid / Washington Post:
Imagining Otherwise In Egypt
Discussion: ThreatsWatch
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
DeLay Sees the Reason for His Party's Loss (and, No, It Was Not Him)
Alan Johnston / BBC:
Alan Johnston on the front line
Sean-Paul Kelley / MySanAntonio.com:
Iran's holy city isn't what it seems
Discussion: NewsHog
Rick Weiss / Washington Post:
Advocates Praise FDA's Choice to Fund Office of Women's Health
Mark Z. Barabak / Los Angeles Times:
Sharpened Edwards ahead in Iowa
Discussion: The Caucus
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Nicholas Carr / The Hindu:
The blogosphere — a global echo chamber
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Jeffrey Goldberg / New Yorker:
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Discussion: Matthew Yglesias
Joel Mowbray / Opinion Journal:
Television Takeover  —  U.S.-financed Al-Hurra is becoming a platform for terrorists.
Matthew Verrinder / Associated Press:
Pet owners worry about food recall
Discussion: Scared Monkeys
Paul Duggan / Washington Post:
Lawyer Who Wiped Out D.C. Ban Says It's About Liberties, Not Guns
canada.com:
'Professor Torture' stands by his famous memo
John Fund / Opinion Journal:
Lights, Camera . . . Candidacy?