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8:55 PM ET, August 10, 2007

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Celeste Katz / NY Daily News:
9/11 workers outraged by new Rudy claim  —  Rudy Giuliani drew outrage and indignation from Sept. 11 first-responders yesterday by saying he spent as much time - or more - exposed to the site's dangers as workers who dug through the debris for the missing and the dead.
The New Republic:
A Scott Beauchamp Update  —  For several weeks now, questions have been raised about Scott Beauchamp's Baghdad Diarist "Shock Troops."  While many of these questions have been formulated by people with ideological agendas, we recognize that there are legitimate concerns about journalistic accuracy.
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Chuck Bennett / New York Post:
NYC ARABIC SCHOOL IS SHORT ON, UM, ARABIC  —  ONLY 6 STUDENTS SIGNED UP TO ATTEND  —  The controversial Khalil Gibran International Academy scheduled to open next month has attracted only a handful of Arabic-speaking students, The Post has learned.  —  Just six Arabic speakers …
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Gal Beckerman / CJR:
The Greenhouse Effect (Updated)  —  Hurricane Linda blows C-SPAN cameras away  —  For Supreme Court buffs who watch C-SPAN, yesterday morning was one of disappointment.  A promising panel discussion, "Covering the Court(s): Reporters on the Supreme Court Beat," that included a bevy …
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David Lat / Abovethelaw.com:
Linda Greenhouse Strikes Back (Capri Pants Sold Separately)
Discussion: mediabistro.com
Paul Kiel / TPMmuckraker:
RNC Voter "Audit" Letter Raises Questions  —  What 83 year-old William Sidwell of Queen City, Missouri found in his mailbox last week scared him.  It was a letter from the Republican National Committee, but it seemed to bear grave news: "Our records show that you registered as a member …
Leigh Holmwood / Guardian:
Reuters admits using Titanic photos in North Pole story  —  MediaGuardian.co.uk  —  News agency Reuters has been forced to admit that footage it released last week purportedly showing Russian submersibles on the seabed of the North Pole actually came from the movie Titanic.
Floyd Norris / New York Times:
A New Kind of Bank Run Tests Old Safeguards  —  A few generations ago, savers responded to financial panics with runs on banks, and even healthy institutions could fail if they could not raise enough cash quickly enough.  —  For a long time, that all seemed to be safely relegated to the past.
Discussion: Economist's View
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Bill / INDCJournal:
Back to Fallujah  —  I'm headed back to Iraq for two weeks on August 30th, to report on the situation in Fallujah prior to Gen. Petraeus's September report.  I'm accredited with Bill Roggio's Public Multimedia, Inc., and would sincerely appreciate any (tax deductible) donations that cover expenses …
Joseph Carroll / Gallup Poll:
Public Rates Giuliani Most Favorably of Eight Presidential Hopefuls  —  Net favorable ratings of McCain, Obama at new lows  —  PRINCETON, NJ — The latest USA Today/Gallup poll finds Americans most positive in their assessment of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani …
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CNN:
Poll: Giuliani leads for GOP nomination
Guardian:
Keep these quislings out  —  Calls from pro-war bloggers for Britain to grant asylum to Iraqi interpreters are truly nauseating.  —  I love the Yiddish word chutzpah.  I first came across it while working at the Jewish Theological Seminary in Budapest in the mid-1990s.
Julie Mason / Houston Chronicle:
Bush on track to become the vacation president  —  President Bush tries to set an example for Americans whenever he can, in terms of physical fitness, faith, optimism and a certain overall moral rectitude.  He also sets an excellent example on taking vacation.
Bryan / Hot Air:
Hot Air Audio: Rep. Murtha's office hangs up when asked about the Haditha Marines  —  When he wasn't busy over the past year or so arguing that we ought to fight al Qaeda in Iraq from our bases in Okinawa and Diego Garcia, Rep. Jack "Abscam" Murtha has been busy stuffing his face with pork …
Opinion Journal:
The Kids Are All Right  —  Economic literacy test: High school seniors beat Congress.  —  Pop quiz.  Which has been most important in reducing poverty over time: a) taxes, b) economic growth, c) international trade, or d) government regulation?  —  We know what our readers would say.
Discussion: Cato-at-liberty, Wizbang and BizzyBlog
The Big Trunk / Power Line:
WILLIAM KATZ REMEMBERS: STOP THE PRESSES!  JUST KIDDING  —  William Katz has had a long and varied career, as an assistant to a U.S. senator; an officer in the CIA; an assistant to Herman Kahn, the nuclear war theorist; an editor at The New York Times Magazine; and a talent coordinator at The Tonight Show.
 
 
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Dan Balz / Washington Post:
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Under the weather  —  The conservative movement that for a generation …
Faiz / Think Progress:
Gitmo Lawyers File Court Challenge Of FISA Bill, Seek Declaration …
New York Times:
Man Charged in Newark Deaths Pleads Not Guilty
Kimberley A. Strassel / Opinion Journal:
Democratic Dustup  —  The far left isn't the path to a governing majority.
David Sirota / Open Left:
How to End the War? Make GOPers Decide Between Bush and Their Base
Discussion: TalkLeft and Multi Medium
USA Today:
Smoking declines as taxes increase
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Joel Rubin / Los Angeles Times:
Democrats quizzed at LA gay-rights forum
Associated Press:
Exiled Bangladeshi writer attacked
William Kristol / Time:
Inside Iraq  —  I spent a week in Iraq recently, and here's …
Neil A. Lewis / New York Times:
Federal Effort on Web Obscenity Shows Few Results
Hassan M. Fattah / New York Times:
U.S. Backs Free Elections, Only to See Allies Lose
Discussion: Hullabaloo and The Peking Duck
Ellen Goodman / Boston Globe:
E-male  —  IT'S WORTH remembering that the blogosphere is still …
E. J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
Why the Democrats Caved  —  Shortly before noon last Saturday …