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1:35 PM ET, August 5, 2007

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Mike Glover / Associated Press:
GOP hopefuls generally agree on Iraq  —  DES MOINES, Iowa - Republican presidential contenders sparred over abortion on Sunday while generally agreeing the United States must remain in Iraq to help win the war on terror.  —  "Just come home," dissented Texas Rep. Ron Paul …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Althouse
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ABCNEWS:
POLL: Strong Iowa Presence Lifts Romney, But Republican Enthusiasm is Low  —  Republican Contenders Meet in Iowa for First Network Debate Sunday  —  A strong presence in Iowa has lifted Mitt Romney over his Republican rivals in overall support and ratings of personal attributes alike.
Washington Post:
Iowa Republicans Are Not Thrilled With Presidential Field  —  As the Republican presidential candidates gather this morning in Des Moines for their fourth debate, Iowa GOP voters are expressing limited enthusiasm for the field of current and potential aspirants, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Discussion: Prairie Weather
The Huffington Post:   John Neffinger, Drew Westen and Rachel Sklar: GOP Des Moines …
CNN:
Al Qaeda member: U.S. embassies prime targets  —  (CNN) — U.S. Embassies and American interests "at home and abroad" are prime targets for terrorist attacks, American al Qaeda member Adam Yahiye Gadahn said in a newly released al Qaeda-produced video.  —  "We shall continue to target …
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Maddy Sauer Reports / The Blotter:
American Al Qaeda Leader Says U.S. Embassies a Prime Target
Discussion: The Strata-Sphere
Rusty / The Jawa Report:   New al Qaeda Video Shows Zawahiri, Adam Gadahn, Threatening U.S. Homeland
Patrick Ruffini / Townhall.com:
Lead Pipes vs. Leaky Pipes  —  The netroots is reveling in Chicago, and the natural reaction is to ask, "Where's our YearlyKos?"  —  It's a good question, but ultimately a short-sighted one from an historical perspective.  Go back and re-read the TNR piece on the netroots from May.  Especially this part:
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Tapscott's Copy Desk:
Can we please stop sobbing about 'our Yearly Kos' now?  —  Yearly Kos is taking place this week in Chicago.  More than 1,500 folks from the left side of the Blogosphere are convening to hear, among much else, presentations from all of the Democratic presidential candidates.
WLTX-TV:
Bomb Scare in Goose Creek After Routine Traffic Stop  —  Goose Creek - Police have detained two men after finding and detonating a suspicious item found in their car during a routine stop for a speeding violation on a highway near Charleston.  —  Sources say a four-door sedan was stopped during …
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Brad Franko / WCBD-TV:   Go to wcbd.com  —  The FBI says there is no immediate threat.
Balkinization:
The Party of Fear, the Party Without A Spine, and the National Surveillance State  —  The passage of the new FISA bill by the Senate and now the House demonstrates that the Democrats stand neither for defending civil liberties nor for checking executive power.  —  They stand for nothing at all.
Discussion: Macsmind, All Spin Zone, CNN and rubber hose
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Washington Post:
House Approves Wiretap Measure
Mark Steyn / Orange County Register:
The vanishing jihad exposés  —  Mark Steyn column  —  How will we lose the war against "radical Islam"?  —  Well, it won't be in a tank battle.  Or in the Sunni Triangle or the caves of Bora Bora.  It won't be because terrorists fly three jets into the Oval Office …
Michael Yon / NY Daily News:
I have seen the horror  —  Al Qaeda is guilty of monstrosities in Iraq - no matter what anyone says  —  Amid all this talk of timetables for the War in Iraq, blurred as they are by a strange lemming-like compulsion to declare the "surge" strategy a failure almost before it actually began …
Guardian:
Better red than dead  —  Healthcare pressures may cause the trend towards free-market capitalism to reverse, with a large chunk of the economy reverting to a socialist system.  —  Will the inexorable rise in medical costs around the world someday pose a major challenge to contemporary capitalism?
Discussion: EconLog and Greg Mankiw's Blog
Michael van der Galien / The Moderate Voice:
Türkiye Sen Çok Güzelsin  —  Izmir: clock tower.  Again: I made photographs of Izmir myself, but not on a digital camera.  —  On July 14 I arrived - for the second time - in Turkey.  Turkey has become somewhat of a second fatherland for me.  I feel right at home, comfortable and at ease.
Discussion: The Impolitic
Washington Post:
The Rise Of Jeri Thompson  —  Ex-Senator's Wife Is Helping to Shape His Probable Bid  —  On a hot Saturday in June 2002, Fred D. Thompson married his second wife, Jeri Kehn, in an unventilated Congregational church in her home town of Naperville, Ill. Kehn, in a Valentino gown …
New York Times:
With New Rules, Congress Boasts of Pet Projects  —  If the idea was to shame lawmakers into restraint, it did not work.  —  Eight months after Democrats vowed to shine light on the dark art of "earmarking" money for pet projects, many lawmakers say the new visibility has only intensified …
Pajamas Media:
Rise and Shine!  It's Yet Another GOP Debate!  —  But never fear, Stephen Green says it's never too early for a couple of Bloody Marys.  —  Support Pajamas Media; Visit Our Advertisers  —  8:35am (All times Mountain, most likely) George Stephanopoulos isn't aging well.
Carolyn Lochhead / San Francisco Chronicle:
Republicans hardening stance on immigration  —  (08-04) 04:00 PDT Washington — An anti-immigration backlash has taken hold among Republicans in the Capitol, led in some cases by the staunchest supporters - Sens. John McCain and Jon Kyl of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina …
Discussion: ImmigrationProf Blog
 
 
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Michael Tomasky / Washington Post:
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Rod Liddle / Times of London:
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Stars & Stripes:
Marine unit commander wants to shed some gear
Discussion: Mudville Gazette
Helena Smith / Observer:
Outcry as British Council quits Europe to woo Muslim world
Lydia Hislop / Times of London:
Schools are run by Islamic group Blair pledged to ban
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Did Pork Pull Down The St. Anthony Bridge?
Discussion: Instapundit.com
CNN:
Police: Man confesses to killing Oakland journalist
Confederate Yankee:
TNR: Not Quite All the News that's Fit to Print
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Walking to the shops 'damages planet more than going by car'
Gateway Pundit:
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Bloomberg:
Home Insurers' Secret Tactics Cheat Fire Victims, Hike Profits
Discussion: First Draft and TPMCafe blogs
Telegraph:
Foot and mouth lab failure causes outbreak
David S. Broder / Washington Post:
A Polarized, and Polarizing, Congress
Eric Konigsberg / New York Times:
Drawing Fire, Judith Giuliani Gives Her Side
Janie McCauley / Associated Press:
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Roger Simon / The Politico:
Hillary booed (but only twice)