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8:10 AM ET, June 30, 2008


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Ben Smith / The Politico:
Some on left target McCain's war record  —  The highest voltage third rail of this presidential campaign may not be race, sex, or age, but Senator John McCain's military service.  —  McCain's campaign Sunday issued a pair of outraged statements after retired general and Barack Obama supporter Wesley Clark …
Discussion: The Strata-Sphere and
Josh Kraushaar / Yahoo! News:
Clark hits McCain's military credentials  —  Gen. Wesley Clark, acting as a surrogate for Barack Obama's campaign, invoked John McCain's military service against him in one of the more personal attacks on the Republican presidential nominee this election cycle.
McAuliffe: Bill Clinton and Obama to talk within 48 hours  —  (CNN) — Clinton campaign chairman Terry McAuliffe assured CNN's Candy Crowley that former President Bill Clinton and presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama will be discussing Clinton's role in the campaign within the next two days.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Obama Agenda  —  It's feeling a lot like 1992 right now.  It's also feeling a lot like 1980.  But which parallel is closer?  Is Barack Obama going to be a Ronald Reagan of the left, a president who fundamentally changes the country's direction?  Or will he be just another Bill Clinton?
New York Times:
Amid Policy Disputes, Qaeda Grows in Pakistan  —  WASHINGTON — Late last year, top Bush administration officials decided to take a step they had long resisted.  They drafted a secret plan to make it easer for the Pentagon's Special Operations forces to launch missions into the snow-capped mountains …
David Kopel / New York Sun:
Heller's Kitchen  —  When the case of District of Columbia v. Heller was before the Supreme Court, Mayor Bloomberg filed a brief in support of the District's handgun ban, arguing that a militia-only interpretation of the Second Amendment was necessary to keep New York City's gun laws intact.
Eli Saslow / Washington Post:
In Flag City USA, False Obama Rumors Are Flying  —  FINDLAY, Ohio — On his corner of College Street, Jim Peterman stares at the four American flags planted in his front lawn and rubs his forehead.  Peterman, 74, is a retired worker at Cooper Tire, a father of two, an Air Force veteran and a self-described patriot.
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Obama, Take Note  —  From Gallup:
Discussion: The New Republic
John R. Bolton / Wall Street Journal:
The Tragic End of Bush's North Korea Policy  —  Maskirovka - the Soviet dark art of denial, deception and disguise - is alive and well in Pyongyang, years after the Soviet Union disappeared.  Unfortunately, the Bush administration appears not to have gotten the word.
San Francisco Chronicle:
Feds probe S.F.'s migrant-offender shield  —  San Francisco juvenile probation officials - citing the city's immigrant sanctuary status - are protecting Honduran youths caught dealing crack cocaine from possible federal deportation and have given some offenders a city-paid flight home with carte blanche to return.
Discussion: Stop The ACLU
William Kristol / New York Times:
The Choice They Made  —  Half a century ago the philosopher Leo Strauss remarked that the passage in which the Declaration of Independence proclaims its self-evident truths “has frequently been quoted, but, by its weight and its elevation, it is made immune to the degrading effects …
Discussion: Firedoglake
Andrew E. Kramer / New York Times:
U.S. Advised Iraqi Ministry on Oil Deals  —  A group of American advisers led by a small State Department team played an integral part in drawing up contracts between the Iraqi government and five major Western oil companies to develop some of the largest fields in Iraq, American officials say.
Discussion: naked capitalism and Truthdig
Steven Thomma / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Lack of funds hobbling the ‘Republican attack machine’  —  WASHINGTON — Democrats and the media have used the term so much that it's almost an article of faith.  But the so-called “Republican attack machine” waiting with piles of unregulated cash to chew up Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is anything but.
Discussion: Informed Comment
Neal Gabler / Los Angeles Times:
Cannibal liberals  —  Why do left-leaning journalists eat their own?  —  Oh, those crazy journalists.  You know the ones I'm talking about.  The one who described John Kerry as “French-looking” and made up some silly locution to show how out of touch he was — “Who among us doesn't like NASCAR?”
Discussion: Don Surber
Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars:
Late Edition: Sy Hersh Says Attacks On Iran Happening Now  —  Seymour Hersh has been writing about the Bush administration's aggressive stance against Iran for years now.  His latest article for The New Yorker, “Preparing the Battlefield”, Hersh claims that the Bush administration has been carrying …
Kevin D. / Dean's World:
I Don't Even Know Where To Begin...  Jeffery Fagan, professor at Columbia University, and Stephen D. Sugarman, professor at U.C. Berkeley, have a plan on how gun manufacturers can help curb gun-related homicides in the U.S. If their credentials alone don't make you chuckle at this premise, reading their actual plan might.
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Steve Tuttle / Newsweek:
The Voters of Appalachia ...  A - Are Hicks, B - Are Hillbillies …
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Doug Smith / Los Angeles Times:
Iraq to investigate 4 shooting deaths
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Execution nears for man who murdered 11-year-old
Discussion: Associated Press and TalkLeft
Lisa Lerer / The Politico:
Longshots in the veepstakes  —  Last Tuesday, House Speaker …
Discussion: The Caucus
Los Angeles Times:
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David S. Broder / Washington Post:
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David Ignatius / Washington Post:
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