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12:45 PM ET, March 23, 2008

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Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
One of Instapundit's favorite bloggers speaks on race  —  (updated below - Update II - Update III)  —  Glenn “Instapundit” Reynolds today linked to what he called “EASTER THOUGHTS” from one of his favorite right-wing bloggers, his namesake, “Instapunk.”  That Easter post has a large picture …
Mickey Edwards / Washington Post:
Dick Cheney's Error  —  For at least six years, as I've become increasingly frustrated by the Bush administration's repeated betrayal of constitutional — and conservative — principles, I have defended Vice President Cheney, a man I've known for decades and with whom I served and made common cause in Congress.
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Deb Riechmann / Associated Press:
Cheney: ‘Painful concessions’ for peace  —  RAMALLAH, West Bank - A Mideast peace agreement will require “painful concessions” by Israelis and Palestinians who must work together to defeat those “committed to violence,” Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday.
Paul Berman / New York Times:
Why Radical Islam Just Won't Die  —  THE big surprise, viewed from my own narrow perspective five years later, has taken place in the mysterious zones of extremist ideology.  In the months and weeks before the invasion of Iraq, I wrote quite a lot about ideology in the Middle East …
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Haunting Obama's Dreams  —  It is a tribute to Hillary Clinton that even though, rationally, political soothsayers think she can no longer win, irrationally, they wonder how she will pull it off.  —  It's impossible to imagine The Terminator, as a former aide calls her, giving up.
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Discussion: Wake up America and KnoxViews
Omid Memarian / The Huffington Post:
Is Sen. McCain's expertise in foreign policy expired?  —  Senator McCain relies strongly on foreign policy experience for two significant reasons; firstly, it masks his incapability to address the most important national issues such as the economy, health care, education and immigration.
David Corn / MotherJones.com:
McCain in NH: Would Be “Fine” To Keep Troops in Iraq for “A Hundred Years”  —  The United States military could stay in Iraq for “maybe a hundred years” and that “would be fine with me,” John McCain told two hundred or so people at a town hall meeting in Derry, New Hampshire, on Thursday evening.
Discussion: Think Progress
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
8 Questions That Will Shape Where the Race for the Democratic Presidential Nominaton Goes From Here  —  What is the most likely outcome of the dispute over the delegations from Florida and Michigan?  —  1. The collapse of efforts in Florida and Michigan to conduct do-over primaries makes …
Edgar B. Anderson / Originals:
University Of The Absurd  —  Recently I sat down with a young woman who shared with me the experience of her first year at Thurgood Marshall College, one of the six colleges of the University of California at San Diego.  She explained to me that regardless of her major field of study …
Discussion: Power Line and The Corner
Megan McArdle:
Political misstatement of the week  —  Oh my.  The Plank makes a rather startling error: … To the vast, vast majority of Irish-Americans who are Catholics (or descended from same), Scots-Irish≠Irish.  Scots-Irish are also known as the Protestant bastards who were resettled in Ireland …
Discussion: The Debatable Land
John Coles / The Sun:
Tatt's harsh for cop wannabe  —  PATRIOTIC squaddie Craig Briggs has been barred from joining the police — because he's got an ENGLAND tattoo on his arm.  —  The Iraq veteran, 22, had wanted to be a cop since childhood and was advised to join the Army to get experience first.
Discussion: Jules Crittenden
Robert Pear / New York Times:
Gap in Life Expectancy Widens for the Nation  —  WASHINGTON — New government research has found “large and growing” disparities in life expectancy for richer and poorer Americans, paralleling the growth of income inequality in the last two decades.  —  Life expectancy for the nation …
Charles Lane / Washington Post:
To Keep and Bear Arms  —  Nearly 135 years ago, the United States experienced what may have been the worst one-day slaughter of blacks by whites in its history.  On April 13, 1873, in the tiny village of Colfax, La., white paramilitaries attacked a lightly armed force of freedmen assembled in a local courthouse.
Discussion: Prometheus 6
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Wall Street Journal:
Mr. Constitution  —  Clarence Thomas leaps from his chair.
Discussion: Althouse and Political Machine
 
 
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Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Stalwart Service for U.S. in Iraq Is Not Enough to Gain Green Card
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Victoria Cherrie / Charlotte Observer:
17-year-old dies after shock from police Taser gun
Discussion: Pandagon
Jane Perlez / New York Times:
Pakistan to Talk With Militants, New Leaders Say
Jay Newton-Small / Swampland:
Passport to Trouble  —  Last Thursday the Obama campaign …
Jonny Paul / Jerusalem Post:
BBC admits inaccuracies in coverage
Janny Scott / New York Times:
What Politicians Say When They Talk About Race
Michael Portillo / Times of London:
Tibetan revolt has China's empire fraying at the edge
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Spiegel Online:
German Intelligence Was ‘Dishonest, Unprofessional and Irresponsible’
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Matthew Yglesias:
Halleluja  —  This may be the greatest piece of surrealist …
Erica Jong / The Huffington Post:
Why am I so afraid that the Democratic Party is shooting itself in the foot?
Nicole Winfield / Associated Press:
Pope baptizes prominent Italian Muslim
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Matthew Yglesias:
Hillary Clinton in Bosnia