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4:15 AM ET, July 30, 2007


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Washington Post:
Gonzales's Truthfulness Long Disputed  —  Claims of Misstatements to Shield Bush Stretch Back a Decade  —  When Alberto R. Gonzales was asked during his January 2005 confirmation hearing whether the Bush administration would ever allow wiretapping of U.S. citizens without warrants …
Discussion: DownWithTyranny! and The Heretik
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
I don't want...  DOG ATE MY CONSTITUTION  —  I don't want to get into a back and forth about whether it makes sense or sense yet to impeach Alberto Gonzales.  But I assume we all agree that members of Congress should have a good enough working knowledge of the constitution to know how impeachment works.
Discussion: The Next Hurrah
Kagro X / Daily Kos:
Ellen Tauscher versus the Constitution  —  Daily Kos reader EmilyD reports writing to her Congresswoman, Ellen Tauscher, to urge support for the impeachment of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.  Take a look at how Tauscher answered: … This is a goddamn embarrassment.
Mesopotamia: The Champions of Asia  —  I wouldn't be exaggerating if I said hat today has been as exciting as one of those election days in Baghdad.  Our national soccer team is playing for the Asian cup for the first time in its history.  By comparison this is as if the American team …
Iraqis celebrate football victory
Discussion: Harry's Place
Peter Gelling / New York Times:
On Eve of Asian Cup Final, Iraq Is the Proud Underdog
Discussion: Hot Air
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
A Proposal To CNN  —  The Republican reluctance to engage in the scheduled September YouTube debate has created a fierce debate in the blogosphere, including something of a civil war at Hugh Hewitt's Townhall blog.  Hugh himself has adamantly insisted that Republican candidates eschew …
New York Times:
A War We Just Might Win  —  VIEWED from Iraq, where we just spent eight days meeting with American and Iraqi military and civilian personnel, the political debate in Washington is surreal.  The Bush administration has over four years lost essentially all credibility.
Discussion: and TalkLeft
Dan Glaister / Guardian:
US accused of fuelling arms race with $20bn Arab weapons sale  —  The Bush administration is facing claims that it is fuelling an arms race in the Middle East following the disclosure of a plan to sell $20bn (£9.8bn) of advanced weaponry to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.
USA Today:
Study links more hurricanes, climate change  —  The number of hurricanes that strike each year has more than doubled over the past century, an increase tied to global warming, according to a study released Sunday.  —  "We're seeing a quite substantial increase in hurricanes over the last century …
Sudan: Jews behind Darfur conflict  —  Sudanese defense minister says '24 Jewish organizations fueling conflict in Darfur'  —  Sudan's defense minister, Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein, has accused "24 Jewish organizations" of "fueling the conflict in Darfur" last week in an interview with a Saudi newspaper.
Discussion: PrairiePundit and
Joe Garofoli / San Francisco Chronicle:
Blogger fest a magnet for liberal politicos  —  The second annual gathering of the Daily Kos political blog starts this week in Chicago, and here's all you need to know about how influential the YearlyKos convention has become: Five top presidential candidates are going …
Discussion: TalkLeft
Digby / Hullabaloo:
Strike Up The Band  —  On the Stephanopoulos bobble head roundtable this morning, Cokie Roberts raised the baton and started the drumbeat: the Democrats risk moving waaaaay too far to the left and that is going to be a biiiiig problem for them "just like it was in Vietnam."  Yes, she said it out loud.
Robin Toner / New York Times:
Anti-Abortion Leaders Size Up G.O.P. Candidates  —  After 30 years of political organizing within the Republican Party, the anti-abortion movement has won a series of victories in legislatures and courts and stands tantalizingly close to winning even more.  But these are anxious days for the movement.
Discussion: The RBC
Roger Cliff / San Diego Union-Tribune:
China's challenge  —  U.S., European strategy must adjust to confront  —  Military power in Asia  —  Ever since China test-fired ballistic missiles into the ocean near Taiwan in 1995 and 1996, many analysts and commentators have sounded the alarm about the threat of China's military power.
New York Times:
In Opposing Tax Plan, Schumer Breaks With Party  —  June was a busy month for Senator Charles E. Schumer.  On the phone, at large parties and small gatherings around the nation, he raised more than $1 million from the booming private equity and hedge fund industries for the Democratic …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
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William J. Kole / Associated Press:
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Discussion: Gateway Pundit
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Jim Hoagland / Washington Post:
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Discussion: Booman Tribune
Marty Kaplan / The Huffington Post:
After the Next 9/11  —  Americans are stupid about risk, me included.
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David Rose / Observer:
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Janet Elder / New York Times:
Same Old Question, Different Answer. Hmmm.
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