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3:13 AM ET, October 28, 2007


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Little Green Footballs:
BNP Leader Invited to MSU by 'Conservative' Students  —  In the boneheaded move of the year, conservative student group Young Americans for Freedom invited British National Party (BNP) leader Nick Griffin, a flat-out racist and Holocaust denier, to speak about the dangers of Islam …
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Protesters shout down anti-Islam speaker at MSU  —  Audience uses chants, obscenities to interrupt British Nationalist's speech  —  EAST LANSING - When British Nationalist Nick Griffin took the podium at a Friday night Michigan State University event, he tried to explain how Islam is a threat to Western civilization.
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Normanm / CNN Political Ticker:
Edwards tours Iowa's 99 counties — again  —  COULTER, Iowa (CNN) — For the second time in his life, Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards completed campaign visits to all of Iowa's 99 counties on Saturday with a stop in the city of Coulter, part of Franklin County.
Discussion: The Swamp
Michael Moore / Missoulian:
Medical marijuana advocate kills herself  —  Robin Prosser, a Missoula woman who struggled for a quarter century to live with the pain of an immunosuppressive disorder, tried years ago to kill herself.  Last week, she tried again.  This time, she succeeded.
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
Another Drug War Victim  —  A woman kills herself to stop the pain of an illness she tried to alleviate with marijuana: … That DEA statement should go down in history as an emblem of the anti-federalist agenda of today's conservatives.  It's up there with protecting people from the alleviation of their own pain.
Discussion: Balloon Juice
April Castro / Associated Press:
Roswell incident not explained to Richardson's satisfaction  —  ROUND ROCK, Texas — If he wins his bid for the White House, Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson may be just the man to get to the bottom of the 60-year-old Roswell UFO mystery.  —  Answering questions …
Gateway Pundit:
More Twisted Journalism- WaPo Misses the Facts in Their Report On Iraq  —  MNF-Iraq responds HERE.  —  (This post was updated after reading this morning's Washington Post article.)  —  The Washington Post has their version of Iraq:  —  "I Don't Think This Place Is Worth Another Soldier's Life"
Don Surber:
Holocaust survivor trumps Dutch  —  "Europe was not as outraged by Auschwitz as by Guantanamo Bay"  —  He'll probably apologize for the remark later but Democratic Congressman Tom Lantos of California, the only Holocaust survivor in Congress, told it like it is to some Dutch politicians …
Discussion: TigerHawk
New York Times:
Yet Another Photo of Site in Syria, Yet More Questions  —  The mystery surrounding the construction of what might have been a nuclear reactor in Syria deepened yesterday, when a company released a satellite photo showing that the main building was well under way in September 2003 — four years before Israeli jets bombed it.
Gary Schmitt / Weekly Standard:
But Who Will Surveil the Judges?  —  The FISA court and its failings.  —  For one who recently returned from Europe, where a colleague and I interviewed an array of domestic security officials in key European democracies, it is a bit of an out-of-body experience to examine the various bills …
Discussion: Power Line
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Fred Hiatt's concern over "costly litigation" for AT&T and Verizon
Washington Post:
Progress on Surveillance  —  A bipartisan Senate bill on monitoring foreign communications
Discussion: TalkLeft
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
The Evangelical Crackup  —  The hundred-foot white cross atop the Immanuel Baptist Church in downtown Wichita, Kan., casts a shadow over a neighborhood of payday lenders, pawnbrokers and pornographic video stores.  To its parishioners, this has long been the front line of the culture war.
Discussion: Hot Air, AMERICAblog and Daily Kos
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Hire Carla Babb!  (Fire John Edwards)  —  Does the John Edwards campaign have a death wish?  To the litany which includes the 28,000 square foot home, his job with a hedge fund (to learn about poverty!) and the $400 haircuts we can now add a story about the decision by the Edwards campaign …
John Cheves / Lexington Herald-Leader:
McConnell marks funds for contractor  —  FIRM UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR BRIBERY  —  JCHEVES@HERALD-LEADER.COM  —  Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is pushing $25 million in earmarked federal funds for a British defense contractor that is under criminal investigation by the U.S. Justice Department …
David Greenberg / Washington Post:
Rudy a Lefty?  Yeah, Right.  —  You wouldn't know it from reading the papers, but the favorite to win the Republican presidential nomination is a confirmed right-winger.  On issues such as free speech and religion, secrecy and due process, civil rights and civil liberties, pornography and democracy …
Discussion: Liberal Values and Cliff Schecter
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Judicial Races Now Rife With Politics  —  BUTLER, Pa. — It's always packed for Wing Night at American Legion Post 117, and in the crowd Seamus McCaffery saw the building blocks of his electoral success.  —  The local sheriff, the union guys, the daughter of a veteran who said, "I like your commercial about being a Marine."
Carpetbagger / The Carpetbagger Report:
Malkin & Co. target Soros, hit Bush pioneers  —  The St. Petersburg Times reported this week that WellCare Health Plans, a Florida-based company that provides managed-care plans for millions of Medicare and Medicaid participants, has come under federal investigation.
Discussion: The Newshoggers and Cliff Schecter
The Brussels Journal:
Are We All Nazis Now?  —  One of the greatest injustices to the victims of racism, and in particular the holocaust, is the trivialization of it.  One does not have to agree with the Dutch "Islamophobic" anti-immigration politicians Geert Wilders or Rita Verdonk, but what kind of person writes something like …
D. Aristophanes / Sadly, No!:
BREAKING: Eliminationism in Crisis
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Don Frederick / Los Angeles Times:
Giuliani allies keep pushing controversial state initiative
Devlin Barrett / Associated Press:
Homeland Security strikes deal with New York on driver's licenses
Scott Lemieux / Lawyers, Guns and Money:
Gail Collins: There To Make MoDo and Bobo Look Smart
Jack Shafer / Slate:
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Bush the Embracer  —  The wildfires in Southern California …
Discussion: Daily Kos
Leonard Doyle / The Independent:
Guantanamo military lawyer breaks ranks to condemn 'unconscionable' detention
New York Times:
Glare of Fires Pulls Migrants From Shadows
Undiagnosed brain injury - the hidden legacy of Iraq
 Earlier Items: 
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Ron Paul's campaign paid conspiracy nut Alex Jones $1,300?
J.P. Emanuel / Jeff Emanuel:
Does independent journalism from Iraq really make a difference?
Discussion: Redstate
Richard S. Lowry / Op For:
What goes around - Comes around
Craig Whitlock / Washington Post:
From CIA Jails, Inmates Fade Into Obscurity
Jerusalem Post:
Rice confers with Carter and Clinton
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Power Line
Richard Alleyne / Telegraph:
Man who had sex with bike in court