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4:00 PM ET, October 25, 2007

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Irenep / Michael Yon:
Beauchamp and the Rule of Second Chances  —  October 25, 2007  —  Beauchamp and the Rule of Second Chances: Pass it Along  —  I'd known that General Petraeus was once accidentally shot in the chest, but I first heard the full story this summer in Baqubah, from an eyewitness whose account I wrote about in Second Chances.
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Greg Sargent / Horses Mouth:
Army Acknowledges Leaking Beauchamp Docs To Drudge, Promises Investigation  —  Updated below.  —  There's been a very interesting turn in the saga of The New Republic's "Baghdad Diarist," the American soldier in Iraq who's been accused of fabricating negative stories about U.S. troops and publishing them in the mag.
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
Baghdad Diarist Was On Guard When Questioned by Editors  —  The soldier whose New Republic article about military cruelty in Iraq was labeled false by Army investigators refused to defend his accusations when questioned by the magazine, even after being told that the editors could no longer support him unless he cooperated.
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:   Yon: Beauchamp's Honor
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:   The growing link between the U.S. military and right-wing media and blogs
Michael Cooper / The Caucus:
In His Words: Giuliani on Torture  —  DAVENPORT, Iowa — At a town hall meeting here last night, Rudolph W. Giuliani expanded upon his views of torture.  Here is a transcript of the exchange.  —  Linda Gustitus, who is the president of a group called the National Religious Campaign Against Torture …
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Salon:
Glenn Greenwald  —  Anonymous Liberal for Glenn Greenwald: Giuliani on torture  —  In his book, former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin described his experience being tortured by sleep deprivation at the hands of the KGB: … Here's U.S. presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani, speaking at a town hall event in Iowa yesterday:
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Docweasel / docweaselblog:
Bobby Caina Calvan Blog : the entire post with comments preserved  —  UPDATE: Good gracious, blogging since '97 and my first Instalanche.  Thank you Mr. Reynolds!  Thank you AOSHQ and the lovely and talented Michelle Malkin as well.  —  The entire site is 404′d, and the comments were the sweetest plum!
Little Green Footballs:
Ted Rall: Only Idiots Die in Iraq, US IQ Soars  —  Here's a look into the squirmy, ugly mind of Ted Rall, whose latest cartoon about US troops in Iraq says: "Only idiots signed up; only idiots died.  Back home, the average I.Q. soared."  —  (Hat tip: LGF readers.)
Discussion: Weasel Zippers, Death and Tim Blair
Faiz / Think Progress:
Thompson Downplays Iraq Insurgency: 'A Bunch Of Kids With Improvised Explosive Devices'  —  Speaking during a stop in South Carolina today, former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-TN) downplayed the Iraq insurgency as child's play.  The insurgency is made up of "a bunch of kids with improvised explosive devices," Thompson said:
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CNN Political Ticker:   Thompson: Iraqi insurgents 'a bunch of kids' with IEDs
Helene Cooper / New York Times:
New Steps by U.S. Against Iranians  —  The Bush administration will announce a long-debated policy of new sanctions against Iran on Thursday, accusing the elite Quds division of the Revolutionary Guard Corps of supporting terrorism, administration officials said Wednesday night.
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CNN:
U.S. slaps new sanctions on Iran
Discussion: Publius Pundit and Death
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
The Ron Paul Wars  —  RedState defends its decision to bar future posters from supporting Ron Paul: … I don't think I qualify as a Neo-Nazi or a Code Pink activist.  Full Wired story here.  But here's a simple message to Ron Paul supporters.  You're welcome here.
David Eggert / Associated Press:
Student hounds prof running for Congress  —  MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - A politically conservative student armed with a video camera and a Web site is trying to force a Democratic congressional candidate out of his teaching job at Central Michigan University.  —  Dennis Lennox, a 23-year-old junior …
Cornelia Dean / New York Times:
'55 'Origin of Life' Paper Is Retracted  —  In January 1955, Homer Jacobson, a chemistry professor at Brooklyn College, published a paper called "Information, Reproduction and the Origin of Life" in American Scientist, the journal of Sigma Xi, the scientific honor society.
Discussion: Pharyngula and DefCon Blog
Michael Rubin / The Corner:
Academic Freedom?  —  Yesterday, the University of Delaware asked Asaf Romirowsky to step down from an academic panel at the University of Delaware because another panelist, University of Delaware political scientist Muqtedar Khan, didn't want to share the podium with anyone who served in the Israeli Defense Forces.
G'Kar / Obsidian Wings:
Real Support  —  A brief post, as I'm not somewhere with a dedicated internet connection at the moment.  But I couldn't read this comment without (after letting my blood pressure abate) making at least a brief response.  —  I will note that, of course, I do not speak for all soldiers …
Lambert / Corrente:
Could Steny Hoyer Have Seen The Light On Restoring Constitutional Government?  — Republicans Vs. The Constitution - Department Of The Happy Dance - Chris Dodd - Constitution - Federalist 47 - Steny Hoyer  —  [Welcome, Eschatonians, and thanks to Lord Atrios for the link.
Discussion: Stubborn Facts and Pacific Views
 
 
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William J. Broad / New York Times:
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Col. David Hunt / Fox News:
America Could Have Killed Usama bin Laden — But Didn't
The Blotter:
Despite Blackwater, State Officials Get Promotions
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
It Could Happen Here  —  Who's the Republican I'd least …
Mike Eckel / Associated Press:
Putin warns against sanctions on Iran
Discussion: The Newshoggers
Tula Connell / Firedoglake:
Newspaper Endangers Workers, Public, to Score a Political Point
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Kushner: McCain has Stockholm Syndrome
Ronald Brownstein / National Journal:
Educated Women Climb Aboard
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John Feehery / The Hill:
Dems Are Out of Touch on Taxes
The Atlantic Online:
The K-Drum Challenge  —  Kevin Drum wants to know what liberals are whining about exactly:
Haaretz:
Livni behind closed doors: Iran nukes pose little threat to Israel
Matt Stoller / Open Left:
John McCain and the GOP: Trapped in the 1960s
Washington Post:
Biden Stumbles in Interview
Michelle Malkin:
Soros-backed Medicare insurer raided by FBI
Roger Cohen / New York Times:
Time for the Bundesmacht
White House:
Press Briefing by Dana Perino