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7:40 PM ET, September 15, 2007

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SilentPatriot / Crooks and Liars:
McCain: MoveOn "ought to be thrown out of this country."  —  Speaking before a group in Hudson, New Hampshire last night, McCain took criticism of MoveOn's Petraeus ad to a whole new level, saying that they should not only be ashamed, but "ought to be thrown out of this country."  —  Download (665) |
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
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CBS News:   McCain To MoveOn: Get Out  —  Senator Blasts Anti-War Group In New Hampshire
David Gelernter / Weekly Standard:
Defeat at Any Price  —  Why Petraeus's testimony was a nightmare for the Democrats.
Discussion: SWJ Blog and Power Line
Joe Kovacs / WorldNetDaily:
Keyes looks to rescue GOP, announces run for president  —  Former Reagan diplomat says he's unmoved by lack of moral courage displayed by others  —  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - After two previous runs for U.S. president, former Reagan diplomat Alan Keyes has announced he's again seeking …
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RenewAmerica:
Alan Keyes announces for President!  —  Will appear in Values Voter Debate Sept. 17  —  On Friday, Sept. 14, Alan Keyes filed a Statement of Candidacy (Form 2) with the Federal Election Commission—thus officially announcing as a Republican candidate for President of the United States.
Wes Clark / WesPAC:
I'm proud to endorse Hillary Clinton  —  I'm proud to endorse Hillary Clinton  —  Today, I am proud to announce my endorsement of Senator Hillary Clinton as President of the United States.  —  Senator Hillary Clinton has earned the support of millions of Americans in her campaign for president …
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Jeralyn / TalkLeft:
Gen. Wesley Clark Endorses Hillary Clinton
Andrew Kirtzman / WCBS-TV:
Hillary Slams Giuliani Over Political Ad
Washington Post:
Antiwar Protest Held in Washington  —  Thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Washington today, from near the White House to the Capitol, where they planned to stage a "die-in" to demonstrate their fervant opposition to the war in Iraq.  —  Protesters and counter-protesters started …
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Associated Press:
War protesters, supporters rally in D.C.
Discussion: Eschaton
Gillian Flaccus / Associated Press:
GOP politician sent email asking how to stop naming of dean  —  A conservative Los Angeles County politician asked about two dozen people in an e-mail last month how to prevent the University of California, Irvine from hiring renowned liberal scholar Erwin Chemerinsky as its founding law school dean …
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Los Angeles Times:
UCI reportedly working on a deal to rehire Chemerinsky  —  Days after the legal scholar was rejected as law school dean, talks are in progress.  He is noncommittal.  —  UC Irvine officials on Friday were attempting to broker a deal to once again hire liberal scholar Erwin Chemerinsky as dean …
Harriet Rubin / New York Times:
Ayn Rand's Literature of Capitalism  —  One of the most influential business books ever written is a 1,200-page novel published 50 years ago, on Oct. 12, 1957.  It is still drawing readers; it ranks 388th on Amazon.com's best-seller list.  ("Winning," by John F. Welch Jr., at a breezy 384 pages, is No. 1,431.)
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The New Republic:
LIKE BRITNEY, BUSH IS A FLOP:  —  On Sunday night, it seemed pretty clear that Britney Spears' performance at the MTV awards ceremony was the biggest prime-time fiasco of the week.  Then came Thursday night and President Bush's Oval Office address on Iraq.  At first blush, coverage …
Discussion: protein wisdom and Redstate
Amy Gardner / Washington Post:
Moran Upsets Jewish Groups Again  —  U.S. House Democrat Said Pro-Israel Lobby Promoted War  —  Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.) has again come under fire from local Jewish organizations for remarking in a magazine interview that the "extraordinarily powerful" pro-Israel lobby played a strong role promoting the war in Iraq.
Sharon Stello / Davis Enterprise:
UC yanks speaker's invitation: Controversial ex-Harvard president was scheduled to address regents Wednesday  —  After a group of UC Davis women faculty began circulating a petition, UC regents rescinded an invitation to Larry Summers, the controversial former president of Harvard University …
Discussion: Don Surber and Captain's Quarters
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The Corner:   Summers Disinvited  —  After protests, the University of California …
John King / CNN:
Sources: Retired judge may replace Gonzales  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — A retired federal judge is a leading candidate to replace Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, whose last day on the job was Friday, two sources familiar with the search for a successor told CNN on Saturday.
Discussion: Law Blog
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Note to Elizabeth Edwards: Lay Off MoveOn  —  You're a smart woman.  You of all people should know about the asymmetrical intimidation problem that Paul Krugman talks about — the one where the media is afraid to go after Rudy Guiliani for claiming he's a rescue worker …
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
American War Culture in a nutshell  —  Jim Webb is a combat veteran and a war hero.  His family has a long tradition of volunteering for military service, and his son, until several months ago, was deployed in Iraq.  Sen. Webb wants to relieve a small portion of the shattering strain …
New York Times:
The Jane Fonda Effect  —  Nuclear Energy  —  In the movie "The China Syndrome," Fonda played a California TV reporter filming an upbeat series about the state's energy future.  While visiting a nuclear power plant, she sees the engineers suddenly panic over what is later called a "swift containment of a potentially costly event."
 
 
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SilentPatriot / Crooks and Liars:
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At the U.S. Border, the Desert Takes a Rising Toll
Mary Jordan / Washington Post:
In Europe and U.S., Nonbelievers Are Increasingly Vocal
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