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2:00 PM ET, November 6, 2007

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The Corner:
The Paul-Bearers Carry On [David Freddoso]  —  Rep. Ron Paul (Tex.) ended Guy Fawkes Day having done something no Republican has ever done before.  He raised almost $4 million over the Internet without spending so much as a thin dime (beyond transaction fees, of course).
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The Atlantic Online:
The Ron Paul Phenomenon
Deacon / Power Line:
BETTER NUMBERS FOR RON PAUL
Discussion: The Atlantic Online
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
Ron Paul's Triumph
Discussion: David Frum
Jim Kuhnhenn / Associated Press:
Ron Paul Raises More Than $4.2 Million
Eye / eyeon08.com:
What is the Paul bomb?  —  The Ron Paul money bomb is amazing.
Discussion: The Politico and Open Left
Anne Applebaum / Slate:
WHY ACTORS AND MODELS LOVE TO HANG OUT WITH HUGO CHÁVEZ.  —  Ninety years ago this week, a Bolshevik mob stormed the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, arrested the provisional government, and installed a "dictatorship of the proletariat" in its place.  Though the Russian revolution …
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Glenn Reynolds / Instapundit.com:
WHY IS THE WORLD MORE CONCERNED with Musharraf's coup than with Hugo Chavez's emerging dicatatorship?  Because enemies of the United States, like Chavez, get a pass.  —  UPDATE: Tom Maguire says it's the nukes.  Well, that would be a good reason, but I'm not hearing it so much from the people complaining about the lack of democracy.
IBDeditorials.com:   A Caracas Musharraf  —  Latin America: As Pakistan's tightening …
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:   A Pre-Emptive "Ouch"  —  Sometimes brevity delivers …
Charles Schumer / New York Times:
A Vote for Justice  —  I AM voting today to support Michael B. Mukasey for attorney general for one critical reason: the Department of Justice — once the crown jewel among our government institutions — is a shambles and is in desperate need of a strong leader, committed to depoliticizing the agency's operations.
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CNN:
Poll: Waterboarding is torture  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — A majority of Americans consider waterboarding a form of torture, but some of those say it's OK for the U.S. government to use the technique, according to a poll released Tuesday.  —  Asked whether they think waterboarding is a form of torture …
Mike Soraghan / The Hill:
Terrorists are 'running out of people to kill,' says Obey  —  If violence is decreasing in Iraq, it may be because insurgents "are running out of people to kill," House Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey (D-Wis.) said Monday.  —  "There are fewer targets of opportunity," Obey said in a speech to the National Press Club.
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Brian Faughnan / Weekly Standard:   David Obey's Petulance
CNN:
Immigration chief sorry over party costume  —  WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Department of Homeland Security will investigate a Halloween costume party hosted by a top immigration official and attended by a man dressed in a striped prison outfit, dreadlocks and darkened skin make-up …
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Toby Harnden / Telegraph:
Even Fred Thompson doubts he'll be president  —  Even Fred Thompson doesn't think he will become president.  Chatting off-air to a television reporter, a stunningly candid off-the-cuff quip from the Hollywood actor cemented the impression that his heart is not in the 2008 race.
Jacques Steinberg / New York Times:
Cable Channel Nods to Ratings and Leans Left  —  Riding a ratings wave from "Countdown With Keith Olbermann," a program that takes strong issue with the Bush administration, MSNBC is increasingly seeking to showcase its nighttime lineup as a welcome haven for viewers of a similar mind.
Manu Raju / The Hill:
Schumer, Feinstein 'surprise' thwarts efforts on Mukasey  —  The coordinated statements released late Friday afternoon by two Democratic senators that they would break ranks and support President Bush's attorney general nominee largely muted opposition from a Democratic base …
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The Raw Story:
UPDATE: Judiciary Committee endorses AG nomination on 11-8 vote
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Daily Mail:
Opponent of 'mega-mosque' receives chilling death threat on YouTube  —  A leading opponent of plans to build Europe's largest mosque in east London has seen a chilling "obituary" for him posted on the internet.  —  The film on video-sharing website YouTube is entitled In memory …
Discussion: JammieWearingFool
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Dr. Rusty Shackleford / The Jawa Report:
Video: Muslim Death Threat Against Mosque Opponent
Juliet Eilperin / Washington Post:
Climate Is a Risky Issue for Democrats  —  All of the leading Democratic contenders for the presidency are committed to a set of cuts in greenhouse gas emissions that would change the way Americans light their homes, fuel their automobiles and do their jobs, costing billions of dollars …
Ellen Miller / Sunlight Foundation blogs:
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words  —  One of Sunlight's resident creative geniuses (yes, there are many of them) have taken all the Defense Appropriations Earmarks and made them available for viewing within Google Earth.  (You can only view this using Google Earth which you can download from this page.)
Rebecca Traister / Salon:
Stop lying to yourself.  You love Dennis Kucinich  —  Dear Democrats:  —  It has recently come to my attention that you (and by "you" I also mean "I") are in the grip of mass self-delusion.  It's long entrenched, and reinforced every night as many of you swig your beers or glasses of wine …
Markos Moulitsas / The Hill:
Blind eye to betrayal  —  Seven years ago, President-elect Bush promised after the Supreme Court handed him the presidency that he would work to heal a bitterly divided country: "I am optimistic that we can change the tone of Washington.  I believe things happen for a reason …
Kevin Drum / Washington Monthly:
THE GOLDEN WINGNUT AWARD....The Wingnut Contest is over and the votes have now been tallied by the prestigious accounting firm of Pollhost.com.  So without further ado, the five winners of the Golden Wingnut Award are:  — John Hinderaker: "It must be very strange to be President Bush.
 
 
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Tahir Qadiry / Reuters:
Suicide bomber kills 50 in northern Afghanistan
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Damien Cave / New York Times:
2007 Deadliest Year for U.S. Troops in Iraq
Charlie Savage / Boston Globe:
Maneuver gave Bush a conservative rights panel
Justin Logan / American Prospect:
It's Past Time to Bury the Hitler Analogy
Discussion: Ezra Klein
Rasmussen Reports:
77% Oppose Drivers' Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants
Aaron Blake / The Hill:
National GOP campaign committee recruiting surge is not panning out
Discussion: MyDD and The Stakeholder
 Earlier Items: 
New York Post:
MIKE'S SECRET BID TO RUN VS. SPITZER
David Brooks / New York Times:
Present at the Creation
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Clinton Defends Wife on Licenses
Christy Hardin Smith / Firedoglake:
The Falafel Squad
Michelle Malkin:
All aboard the impeachment bandwagon: Cheney first, Bush next