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10:50 AM ET, June 20, 2007

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Ben Smith / The Politico:
Billion-dollar elephant inches toward run  —  New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg revealed Monday that he has ended his marriage of convenience with the Republican Party, thrusting himself firmly onto the national stage as a potential independent candidate for president - a billion-dollar elephant in the room of presidential politics.
Discussion: Townhall.com, TIME and Vox Popoli
Michael D. Shear / Washington Post:
N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg Leaves GOP  —  Move Fuels Speculation About Independent Bid for the White House  —  New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg abruptly left the Republican Party yesterday, declaring himself free of a "rigid adherence" to ideology and stoking speculation that he will use …
NY Daily News:
Mayor to GOP: We're through
Discussion: Gawker
Sewell Chan / City Room:
Bloomberg Leaving Republican Party
Scott Helman / Boston Globe:
Bloomberg quits GOP, stirs buzz
Discussion: New York Post and City Room
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
Bloomberg Quits G.O.P., Stirring Talk About '08 Race
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
The new Hillary Clinton video is a take on the last scene of "The Sopranos."  —  It's clever, the way the video uses the jukebox business from the last "Sopranos" episode to remind us of Hillary's theme song contest.  In case you care, I'll just tell you that the winner is "You and I," …
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Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice:
Hillary Clinton Spoofs The Last Scene Of The Sopranos
Alex Spillius / Telegraph:
Two for the price of one, if Hillary wins
David Segal / Washington Post:
Carl Bernstein, Back on the Beat
Discussion: mediabistro.com and Romenesko
National Lampoon Humor Network:
National Lampoon's 72 Virgins  —  Two idiot college students unwittingly join an Al Qaeda cell in order to get the 72 virgins promised to terrorists when they die.  From the makers of Animal House, Van Wilder, and the Vacation movies.  Join the Jihad at NationalLampoon.com!
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Ladies and Gentlemen, Digby  —  From the Take Back America conference — Joe Wilson, Digby, Rick Perlstein.  —  No Trackbacks to "Ladies and Gentlemen, Digby"  —  dakine01 says: … SeamusD says: … Joe Klein's conscience says: … Jane Hamsher says:
Guardian:
China overtakes US as world's biggest CO2 emitter  —  China has overtaken the United States as the world's biggest producer of carbon dioxide, the chief greenhouse gas, figures released today show.  —  The surprising announcement will increase anxiety about China's growing role in driving man …
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Roger Harrabin / BBC:
China building more power plants
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
Yaakov Katz / Jerusalem Post:
Court: Israel must aid Gazans at Erez  —  The High Court of Justice instructed the State Attorney's Office on Tuesday night that "everything Israel can do to save human life must be done today," following a petition submitted by "Doctors for Human Rights" and "Gisha" that Erez Crossing …
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Ahmed Yousef / New York Times:
What Hamas Wants  —  THE events in Gaza over the last few days …
Discussion: The Jawa Report
Steve Herman / Associated Press:
Simulation finds 9/11 fireproofing key  —  INDIANAPOLIS - A computer simulation of the 2001 World Trade Center attacks supports a federal agency's findings that the initial impact from the hijacked airplanes stripped away crucial fireproofing material and that the weakened towers collapsed under their own weight.
Discussion: Blue Crab Boulevard and Truthdig
White House:
President Bush Meets With Prime Minister Olmert of Israel  —  PRESIDENT BUSH: Mr. Prime Minister, thanks for coming.  I've been looking forward to this visit.  Last time we were together we had a long and serious discussion about what we can do together to keep the peace.
Discussion: First Draft, Reuters and Israpundit
Emmanuel Sivan / Haaretz:
Thus are reports about the Mideast generated  —  A friend of mine, a Lebanese journalist, tells the following story:  —  Three years ago, when his country was under Syrian control, he was stopped at a surprise Syrian roadblock north of Beirut.  A strong-looking mustachioed officer asked to see his papers.
Michael D. Evans / Jerusalem Post:
Father of the Iranian revolution  —  We just don't get it.  The Left in America is screaming to high heaven that the mess we are in in Iraq and the war on terrorism has been caused by the right-wing and that George W. Bush, the so-called "dim-witted cowboy," has created the entire mess.
Discussion: Power Line and Dr. Sanity
The Politico:
Edwards looks to N.H. to stay alive  —  John Edwards, battling signs he may be left behind by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama, is seeking to reinvigorate his candidacy with a new focus on New Hampshire and a renewed emphasis on his populist "two Americas" message, advisers say.
Michael R. Gordon / New York Times:
U.S. Seeks to Block Exits for Iraq Insurgents  —  In more than four years in Iraq, American forces have been confounded by insurgents who have often slipped away only to fight another day.  The war in Iraq has been likened to the arcade game of whack-a-mole, where as soon as you knock down one mole another pops up.
Dan Sabbagh / Times of London:
News Corp explores swap of MySpace site for Yahoo! stake  —  News Corporation has discussed swapping MySpace, its internet social networking unit, with Yahoo! in return for a 30 per cent stake in the enlarged group.  —  The discussions remain tentative and could collapse after the departure …
Discussion: BuzzMachine
John Steele Gordon / Opinion Journal:
Racial Role Reversal  —  What the Scottsboro Boys and the Duke lacrosse players have in common.  —  Imagine this: In a Southern town, a woman accuses several men of rape.  Despite the woman's limited credibility and ever-shifting story, the community and its legal establishment immediately decide the men are guilty.
Discussion: Brendan Nyhan
 
 
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Heritage Foundation:
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Heritage Foundation:
The Senate's Second Secret Immigration Bill
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Geronimo Great-Grandson Wants Bones Back
David Millward / Telegraph:
Passport checks threaten chaos at airports
Nicole Gaouette / Los Angeles Times:
House Republicans introduce their own immigration bill