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6:25 PM ET, May 30, 2009

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Tom Goldstein / SCOTUSblog:
Judge Sotomayor and Race — Results from the Full Data Set  —  I've now completed the study of every one of Judge Sotomayor's race-related cases that I mention in the post below.  I'll write more in the morning about particular cases, but here is what the data shows in sum:
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The White House:
WEEKLY ADDRESS: President Obama Calls for Thorough and Timely …
Discussion: Politics Daily and Alex Conant
Megan McArdle:
The Problem of Affirmative Action
Discussion: PoliBlog, TigerHawk and The Corner
State Journal Register:
Ted Rall: It's increasingly evident that Obama should resign  —  MIAMI — We expected broken promises.  But the gap between the soaring expectations that accompanied Barack Obama's inauguration and his wretched performance is the broadest such chasm in recent historical memory.
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Robert Stacy McCain / The Other McCain:
If Obama's lost Ted Rall . . .  . . . he's lost un-America: … (Via Memeorandum.)  You might also want to read this: … Of course, if Ted Rall becomes an ex-Democrat, he'll likely end up Green, but a complete 180 from far Left to far Right is not unimaginable.
Josh Gerstein / Josh Gerstein's Blog:
DOJ to Supremes: Uighurs “free to leave”  —  The Obama Administration told the Supreme Court Friday that 17 Uighur men forcibly brought to Guantanamo Bay by the American military seven years ago are “free to leave” but have no right to come to the United States.
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Andy McCarthy / The Corner:
Uighurs: Sometimes, the Obama Friday Night Bad News Dump Is Bad for the Left  —  The Obama Justice Department told the Supreme Court this evening that the Uighurs have no right to be released into the United States.  The Uighurs, Chinese Muslim detainees held at Guantanamo Bay …
Eric Lichtblau / New York Times:
Justice Dept. Backs Saudi Royal Family on 9/11 Lawsuit
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
BBC:   US presses Australia to take Uighurs
Evan Harris / Political Punch:
First President in US History to Have Voted to Filibuster a Supreme Court Nominee Now Hopes for Clean Process  —  President Obama's expressed hope today in his weekly address “that we can avoid the political posturing and ideological brinksmanship that has bogged down this (Supreme Court nomination) …
Discussion: THE ASTUTE BLOGGER and Don Surber
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Mark Tapscott / Washington Examiner:
White House moves to restrict criticism of stimulus projects  —  A new White House policy on permissible lobbying on economic recovery and stimulus project has taken a decidedly anti-First Amendment turn.  It's a classic illustration of Big Government trying to control every aspect …
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NY Daily News:
Rangel's advice for Obama's NYC visit?  Don't go to Harlem without ID  —  Congressman Charles Rangel, in a snide aside Saturday, suggested even President Obama was at risk on the streets after a black cop was slain by a white colleague.  —  The veteran Democratic politician was asked …
Jim Myers / Tulsa World:
U.S. Rep. John Sullivan checks in to Betty Ford clinic  —  WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. John Sullivan, who has spoken openly about former problems with drinking, announced Friday that he has checked himself into a treatment center to seek help for his alcohol addiction.
David Perlman / San Francisco Chronicle:
Fusion tests set at new Livermore facility  —  Outside a concrete slab of a building 10 stories high that holds the most powerful array of lasers and high-precision optics ever assembled, the scientists, engineers and workers who created the massive structure at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory celebrated its dedication Friday.
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
The Growth/Oil Hammer  —  I find the debate about whether or not we're seeing “green shoots” to be a bit confused.  Moreover, I don't believe I can see the future.  What I can see is the present, where markets react to any sign of good economic news with a big jump in oil prices.
Discussion: Eschaton and BBC
Niall Ferguson / Financial Times:
How economists can misunderstand the crisis  —  On Wednesday last week, yields on 10-year US Treasuries - generally seen as the benchmark for long-term interest rates - rose above 3.73 per cent.  Once upon a time that would have been considered rather low.  But the financial crisis has changed …
Discussion: The New Republic
Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Bush-Clinton Policy Talk Strikes a Congenial Tone  —  TORONTO — Former President Bill Clinton really misses the presidency.  “All of a sudden nobody plays a song,” he told an audience here on Friday, referring to “Hail to the Chief,” the anthem played at presidential events.
Discussion: The Swamp and Economist's View
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Michael James / The Note:
Presidents Bush, Clinton Team Up in Toronto; Clinton Says His View …
Discussion: Pam's House Blend
 
 
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Patrick Healy / The Caucus:
First Couple to Hit Broadway This Weekend
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Leslie Wayne / New York Times:
A Promise to Be Ethical in an Era of Immorality
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James C. McKinley Jr / New York Times:
The Talk, and the Talk, and the Talk, of Austin
Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars:
Tucker Carlson Starting “Right-Leaning” HuffPo
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