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9:40 PM ET, December 5, 2007

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KETV Omaha's Channel 7:
Landlord Describes Suspected Mall Shooter  —  Witness 'Kept Hoping God Would Spare Us'  —  OMAHA, Neb. — The shooter at Westroads Mall was identified as Robert A. Hawkins of Bellevue, according to the Sarpy County Sheriff's Department.  —  Hawkins, 19, had been arrested on a couple …
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Oskar Garcia / Associated Press:
Man opens fire at Omaha mall, killing 8
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CNN Political Ticker:
Oprah rally moved to football stadium  —  COLUMBIA, South Carolina (CNN) - Relax, University of South Carolina football fans.  Your season may be over, but Williams-Brice Stadium won't be empty for long.  —  Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign announced Wednesday afternoon …
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Jonathan Martin / Jonathan Martin's Blogs:
Prominent South Carolina Republican draws more attention to Mormonism
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Cristina Corbin / Cameron's Corner:
Thompson Running Strong in South Carolina
Discussion: Stop The ACLU
The Atlantic Online:
Three simple points about Iran/NIE  —  These don't qualify as news, given no doubt voluminous discussion overnight (my time) in the U.S. Still, for my own personal record:  —  1) The report is unambiguously good news, of the sort we're not accustomed to receiving in recent years from that part of the world.
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Democracy Project:
The Inside Story Of The SwiftBoaters Finally Told  —  This is the most important book you'll buy this year: To Set The Record Straight, How Swift Boat Veterans, POWs and the New Media Defeated John Kerry, by Scott Swett and Tim Ziegler, with Forward by John O'Neill.
Discussion: Bookworm Room
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
The System Is Working  —  Maybe this isn't acknowledged enough, but it seems to me that the Founders would for the first time be pleased with how the United States has been adjusting policy and personnel in wartime this past year.  I think when historians look back, they will note a few things.
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The Agonist:
America's Quiet Counter-Coup
The Politico:
Cheney: Iraq to be self-governing by 2009  —  Vice President Cheney today predicted Iraq will be a self-governing democracy by the time he leaves office, calling the current U.S. surge strategy "a remarkable success story" that will be studied for years to come.
Rich Lowry / The Corner:
Revenge of the Evangelicals  —  Remember how evangelicals had "matured"?  Remember how the war on terror had replaced social issues?  It shouldn't be hard, since all those things were being said a couple of weeks ago (heck, still being said maybe even a few days ago).
Discussion: Democratic Strategist
Holman W. Jenkins Jr / Opinion Journal:
The Science of Gore's Nobel  —  What if everyone believes in global warmism only because everyone believes in global warmism?  —  The Nobel Committee might as well have called it Al Gore's Inner Peace Prize, given the way it seems designed to help him disown his lifelong ambition …
Robert Elder / Austin American-Statesman:
Coalition sues Land Office over wind farms  —  Groups, including King Ranch, want to require extensive environmental review of wind projects.  —  The famed King Ranch and a coalition of environmental groups sued Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson in federal court Tuesday …
Discussion: A Blog For All and Right Voices
Will Hinton / Good Will Hinton:
Libertarian Enemy Number One: Ron Paul  —  As the 2008 Presidential campaign unfolds, various storylines are appearing.  The supposed inevitability of Hillary, the evolution of Obama, and the musical chairs of the Republican candidates.  None of them however are as intriguing to me as the story of Ron Paul.
StrategyPage:
Counter-Terrorism Article Index :  —  Al Qaeda appears to be moving its main effort to Afghanistan, after operations in Iraq, North Africa, Somalia and Europe (not to mention North America) have all largely failed.  But continued Taliban activity in Pakistan and Afghanistan has provided al Qaeda …
Discussion: Sadly, No! and The Strata-Sphere
Jonah Goldberg / The Corner:
Begging the Question on Intelligence  —  While I haven't figured out what I think of the whole NIE brouhaha, I did find this passage in the Washington Post story troubling: … Huh?  How does a specific finding prove that the "reforms" worked?  "We found that Bush is wrong, so the system worked" …
 
 
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Elana Levin / DMI Blog:
Memo to the Netroots on Immigration
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Noah Millman / The American Scene:
"This is the place."  —  That's what Brigham Young said when he came …
Peter Page / LAW.com:
Law professors petition against on-campus military recruiting
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The Atlantic Online:
Ignorance is Bliss  —  At a minimum, I sincerely hope it is …
Discussion: MoJoBlog and Eschaton
R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly:
OH, BOY!  —  *This story was updated Dec. 5.
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Danielle Crittenden / The Huffington Post:
Islamic Like Me: Taking On The Veil
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