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Redstate:
What You Need To Know  —  [Editorial Note: Thompson will be on Neal Cavuto's show at 4pm and with Sean Hannity at 4:30pm today to discuss this news.  Given the morning outage, we're going to keep this up top for a while.  Please scroll down for newer content.]
Jeremy Pelofsky / Reuters:
Possible W.House hopeful Thompson says has cancer
Discussion: Redstate
Deacon / Power Line:
FRED THOMPSON HEALTH UPDATE
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Bill Frist, M.D. / Senator Bill Frist:
Fred Thompson Update
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Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
Obama: Fire Imus  —  Obama First White House Contender to Call for Imus' Firing Over Racial Slur  —  In an interview with ABC News Wednesday afternoon, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., called for the firing of talk radio host Don Imus.  Obama said he would never again appear on Imus' show …
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Marcia Kramer / WCBS-TV:   Edwards On Imus Spat: 'I Believe In Forgiveness'
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Rudy, McCain say they forgive and support
Kevin Drum / Political Animal:
HOS AND BITCHES....Now that Don Imus has been universally condemned for calling the Rutgers women's basketball team "nappy-headed hos," the conversation is moving on, as conversations do, to broader questions.  In the LA Times today, civil rights attorney Constance Rice joins in the condemnation …
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Atrios / Eschaton:
Black People  —  This morning on CNN Howard Kurtz pulled the "what about the rappers! that's where the word ho comes from!" stunt.  What this has to do with Don Imus calling the Rutgers Women's Basketball team whores for no apparent reason other than the crime of being mostly black I do not know.
Washington Post:
3 Generals Spurn the Position of War 'Czar'  —  Bush Seeks Overseer For Iraq, Afghanistan  —  The White House wants to appoint a high-powered czar to oversee the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with authority to issue directions to the Pentagon, the State Department and other agencies …
Fouad Ajami / Opinion Journal:
Iraq in the Balance  —  In Washington, panic.  In Baghdad, cautious optimism.  —  BAGHDAD—For 35 years the sun did not shine here," said a man on the grounds of the great Shia shrine of al-Kadhimiyyah, on the outskirts of Baghdad.  I had come to the shrine at night, in the company of the Shia politician Ahmed Chalabi.
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Martin Stolz / New York Times:
Rare Protests at Brigham Young Over a Planned Cheney Appearance  —  The invitation extended to Vice President Dick Cheney to be the commencement speaker at Brigham Young University has set off a rare, continuing protest at the Mormon university, one of the nation's most conservative.
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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Pariah  —  The Bush administration doesn't quite realize it yet …
Discussion: The RBC
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Who's Behind the Pelosi Smear?  —  Oh the irony.  From Jim Lobe: … That would be the same Elliot Abrams who was indicted for (and pled guilty to) lying to Congress (no wonder members of the Bush junta have no fear of doing so) and who, in the 80s, led a very similar campaing to discredit …
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Nico / Think Progress:   Group Now Smearing Pelosi Was Led By Swift Boat Funder Sam Fox
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
Defending Iraq War, McCain Assails Democrats  —  Senator John McCain of Arizona today accused his potential Democratic presidential rivals of playing "small politics" in opposing the war in Iraq, saying withdrawal would lead to chaos across the Middle East, embolden Al Qaeda and expose the United States to "another 9/11 — or worse."
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Ana Marie Cox / time-blog.com:
Regarding Imus  —  I'll have some more fleshed-out thoughts on the matter in the magazine this week, but for now, since many people have asked: No, I won't be going on Imus anymore.  Having said that, it's not like they'll be inviting me back.
Real Cities:
Government lawyers' membership in GOP group seen as inappropriate  —  WASHINGTON - In his day job, Christian Adams writes legal briefs for the voting rights section of the Justice Department, a job that requires a nonpartisan approach.  —  Off the clock, Adams belongs to the Republican …
This Is London:
I'M SORRY FOR SELLING MY STORY, SAYS IRAN HOSTAGE MR BEAN  —  Servicemen have rounded on the sailors who sold their stories of being held captive by Iran.  —  A series of messages on forces' websites ridiculed Arthur Batchelor and Faye Turney, who cashed in after being held prisoner for 13 days.
Ian Welsh / The Agonist:
Reliable Sherrod Brown and the Feingold/Reid Bill  —  Feingold and Reid are co-sponsoring a bill to end to the Iraq war.  It's a simple bill, and clocks in at 187 words, which you can read here  —  Below is a list of Senators who support it, as best I can tell, right now.
Discussion: MyDD and NewsHog
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
A Word of Advice During a Housing Slump: Rent  —  A promotional spot for the National Association of Realtors came on the radio the other day.  The spot, introduced as something called "Newsmakers," was supposed to sound like a news report, with the association's president offering real estate advice.
Leah Friedman / Raleigh News & Observer:
This is one vote Edwards never had  —  Elizabeth gripes; neighbor is famous  —  CHAPEL HILL - Monty Johnson was heading home Monday with a cooler full of catfish when he learned his new neighbor had turned him into a minor celebrity.  —  The first calls on his cell phone came …
Discussion: TIME, Dean's World and Flopping Aces
 
 
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