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10:25 AM ET, September 20, 2007

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The Big Trunk / Power Line:
Columbia's disgrace  —  There is a suicidal mania that grips elite opinion in the United States.  It is exemplified nowhere better than in our elite educational institutions.  Today, for example, Columbia University has issued the following statement to its alumni:
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ABC 7 Eyewitness News:
Iranian president intends to visit Ground Zero  —  Iranian mission says he'll go despite NYPD rejection  —  Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad requested to visit Ground Zero during an upcoming trip to New York.  That request was rejected Wednesday.  But a source tells Eyewitness News that the decision may not stop him.
Thomas J. Lueck / New York Times:
Iranian Leader Was Denied Ground Zero Visit
Wall Street Journal:
Donors Stir 'Bundling' Questions  —  Clinton Campaign Vows  —  To Check Contributions  —  Solicited by Supporter  —  BRISTOW, Va. — When Hillary Rodham Clinton held an intimate fund-raising event at her Washington home in late March, Pamela Layton donated $4,600, the maximum allowed by law …
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Washington Post:
Past Clouds Candidates' Donor Lists
Jonathan E. Kaplan / The Hill:
CBC's event for Clinton prompts grumbles
Discussion: MSNBC, TIME and Associated Press
Washington Post:
Longer Leaves for Troops Blocked  —  Senate Republicans yesterday rejected a bipartisan proposal to lengthen the home leaves of U.S. troops fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, derailing a measure that war opponents viewed as one of the best chances to force President Bush to accelerate a redeployment of forces.
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Associated Press:
New al-Qaida video released  —  CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida's deputy leader Ayman al-Zawahri said the United States was being defeated in Afghanistan, Iraq and other fronts in a new video released Thursday, the latest in a series put out by the terror network.  —  The video came days …
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Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
AQ Video: Crusaders Admit They're Losing  —  Ayman al-Zawahiri tells the mujaheddin that the US finds itself losing in Iraq and Afghanistan, all appearances to the contrary — and that our politicians admit our defeat.  The new al-Qaeda video includes Mohammed Atta's last recorded words as well as the usual stream of AQ propaganda:
Steve Fainaru / Washington Post:
Where Military Rules Don't Apply  —  Blackwater's Security Force in Iraq Given Wide Latitude by State Dept.  —  Blackwater USA, the private security company involved in a Baghdad shootout last weekend, operated under State Department authority that exempted the company from U.S. military …
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Newsweek:
Terror Watch: A Secret Lobbying Campaign  —  The secret lobbying campaign your phone company doesn't want you to know about  —  The nation's biggest telecommunications companies, working closely with the White House, have mounted a secretive lobbying campaign to get Congress to quickly approve …
Discussion: Captain's Quarters
Lurxst / Daily Kos:
I Don't Support the Troops..oops, there, I said it  —  This has been digging at me for, oh, about 4 years now.  I have been hesitant to express this thought, in comments sections and in discussion with other people about the Iraq quagmire for fear of, I don't know, being called mean.  Or, un-American.
Discussion: QandO and Jules Crittenden
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Little Green Footballs:
Daily Kos: 'I Don't Support the Troops..oops, There, I Said It'
Discussion: BLACKFIVE and The American Pundit
Associated Press:
Romney to attack gay marriage in radio ad  —  DES MOINES, Iowa - GOP contender Mitt Romney is launching a radio ad today touting his opposition to gay marriage.  —  Romney, who has been hit by conservatives for being soft on gay issues in the past, says he is the only major GOP candidate backing …
Discussion: The Reaction
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Ramesh Ponnuru / New York Times:
Taxing the Hand That Feeds Us
Discussion: Economist's View
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Darth Cheney  —  "You can always tell when the Republicans are getting restless, because the Vice President's motorcade pulls into the Capitol, and Darth Vader emerges," Clinton said just now at Town Hall in New York.  —  "I'm not invited to their meetings and I don't know what he says or does," she said.
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard / Telegraph:
Fears of dollar collapse as Saudis take fright  —  Saudi Arabia has refused to cut interest rates in lockstep with the US Federal Reserve for the first time, signalling that the oil-rich Gulf kingdom is preparing to break the dollar currency peg in a move that risks setting off a stampede out of the dollar across the Middle East.
Marc Fisher / Raw Fisher:
Pants Update: The Dry Cleaners Shuts Down  —  Roy Pearson, the D.C. administrative law judge whose $67 million lawsuit against his neighborhood dry cleaners turned into a worldwide lesson in how one obsessed person can hijack the American legal system, lost his case in court …
Manu Raju / The Hill:
U.S. attorney imbroglio hits Puerto Rico  —  The nominee for U.S. attorney in Puerto Rico — who is investigating corruption allegations against the district's sitting governor — is being held up in secret in the Senate amid a vicious political battle that could reshape the future of the island.
Discussion: TPMmuckraker and Think Progress
 
 
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The Raw Story:
Lawmaker: GOP pushed 'bogus' terror threat to expand FISA
Discussion: Rising Hegemon and The Agonist
Paul Krugman:
What I Hate About Political Coverage
Discussion: Eschaton and Economist's View
Digby / Hullabaloo:
The Pied Piper of Crawford
David S. Broder / Washington Post:
Newt's Vision Thing
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Big Terror Trial Shaped Views of Justice Pick
Discussion: Law Blog
Jules Crittenden:
The Gallic War  —  Mon ami le Frogman has done me the tremendous honor …
Mark Silva / The Swamp:
Jackson backpedals on Obama, 'Jena 6' at issue
Discussion: The Hill
Jacques Steinberg / New York Times:
CBS Is Sued by Rather Over Ouster
 Earlier Items: 
The Age:
Paying dearly to hear Gore's climate story
Larry Celona / New York Post:
ISLAM LEAFLET SCHOOL BUST
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The Trail:
Lawyer in Plea Deal Was Edwards Bundler
Paisley Dodds / The Huffington Post:
Giuliani: I'm Among Best Known Americans
Nic Fleming / Telegraph:
Cancer cure 'may be available in two years'
Discussion: Tim Worstall and Rachel Lucas
Esmeralda Bermudez / Oregonian:
Mexican lesson plans crossing the border
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Senate Blocks Detainees' Rights Bill
Mark Steyn / The Corner:
I read the news today, oh boy...
Discussion: Cox & Forkum and Townhall.com
 

 
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Dade Hayes / Deadline:
Paramount CFO Naveen Chopra says the company expects to take about a $1B charge in Q1 due to ongoing programming shifts and previously announced layoffs

Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Reliance and Disney merge their media businesses in India, creating the country's largest media conglomerate; Reliance values it at $8.5B and will invest $1.4B

Yiwen Lu / New York Times:
Raw Story, AlterNet, and, in a separate case, The Intercept sue OpenAI in a NY federal court for copyright infringement; The Intercept is also suing Microsoft

 
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