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2:40 AM ET, November 18, 2009

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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
John McCain: The Reason For All Of This  —  Richard Coen convenes a meeting: … The WSJ and TWS have long ago lost any intellectual credibility.  They use sophism to maintain power.  Their cynicism and/or denial mechanisms are deeper than most mortals can imagine.
Discussion: The Reaction and The Note
ABCNEWS:
Palin: Obama Wrong on Israeli, Afghan Policy  —  Former Alaska Gov. Tells Barbara Walters President Obama ‘Dithering Around’ on U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan, Has It ‘Backassward’ on Economy  —  In an interview with ABC News' Barbara Walters, Sarah Palin, the former GOP vice presidential candidate …
Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Politics Channel:
E-mails Portray Palin Campaign Trail Chaos  —  In her new book, former Alaska Gov.. Sarah Palin describes the push-and-pull between John McCain's campaign headquarters and her plucky “B” team on the road.  As Palin recounts it, her natural instincts to reach real voters and reach out to the press …
Katie Connolly / The Gaggle:
Official Statement on Newsweek's Sarah Palin Cover  —  Newsweek Cover, issue dated November 23, 2009  —  This week, to coincide with the release of Sarah Palin's book Going Rogue, Newsweek's editors decided to print two essays (one by Evan Thomas, the other by Christopher Hitchens) …
Sandra Sobieraj Westfall / People.com:   Sarah Palin Answers PEOPLE Readers' Questions
Verne Gay / Newsday:
Sarah Palin calls Newsweek cover shot ‘sexist’
Discussion: Majikthise, Alas, a blog and TBogg
Washington Wire:
Sales of Palin's ‘Going Rogue’ Prompt Another Press Run
Discussion: Wall Street Journal
Tom Cotton / Weekly Standard:
Afghanistan Myths
Discussion: Power Line
CBS News:
National Debt Now Tops $12 Trillion  —  Posted by Mark Knoller It's another record-high for the U.S. National Debt which today topped the $12-trillion mark.  Divided evenly among the U.S. population, it amounts to $38,974.34 for every man, woman and child.  —  Technically, the debt hit …
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James Pethokoukis:
Is Obama planning a $3 trillion income tax increase?  —  Did I just see a trial balloon launched?  Over at a Wall Street Journal conference, Christina Romer, chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers had this to say about deficit reduction:
Allahpundit / Hot Air:   Grim milestone: National debt now tops ... $12 trillion
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Erick Erickson / RedState:
RedState Interviews Gov. Sarah Palin
Discussion: TPM LiveWire and INSTAPUTZ
David Jackson / USA Today:
Who's more qualified to be president?  More people say Clinton, not Palin
Melvin L. Watt / The Huffington Post:
Audit The Fed Effort Under Threat In House  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  A bipartisan effort to force transparency on the Federal Reserve is suddenly in jeopardy after a House Financial Services Committee member introduced an amendment that would let the multi-trillion dollar organization …
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Matthew Continetti / Weekly Standard:
Palin on Nidal Hasan: “Profile Away”  —  I spoke to Governor Palin by phone this afternoon.  Lots of interesting material, but to me the most interesting takeaways were the following:  —  1) I asked about Palin's upcoming visit to Ft. Hood.  “We had planned on that before the tragedy struck,” she said.
Eric Zimmermann / The Hill:
Stupak: I have votes to defeat health bill  —  Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) pledged this morning to defeat healthcare reform if his abortion amendment is taken out, saying 10 to 20 pro-life Democrats would vote against a bill with weaker language.  —  “They're not going to take it out,” …
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Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Ambivalence is a Bad Organizing Tactic
Discussion: Weilerblog and NewsBusters.org
4029tv.com:
Police Officer Uses Taser On 10-Year-Old Girl  —  OZARK, Ark. — Ozark police said they were called to a home where a mother asked for help with her unruly child, but the 10-year-old's father said he's outraged at the force police used against his daughter.  —  “I would like to say Ozark police Tased this little girl right here.
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Feds to women in their 40s: Skip the mammogram; Update: Meet the task force  —  What a difference six months — and a health-care overhaul proposal — can make!  Just six months ago, the U.S Preventive Services Task Force, which works within the Department of Health and Human Services as a …
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Forbes:
Fox News: Fair And Balanced?  —  A report suggests yes.  —  Fox News has become embroiled in a nasty controversy over its ill treatment of President Obama.  But are the charges true?  —  What if I told you that Fox gave Obama his worst press and John McCain his best press of any network during last year's presidential election?
Gary Langer / ABCNEWS:
Poll: Support For Afghan War Slipping  —  ABC News-Washington Post Poll: 44 Percent Say the War Has Been Worth It  —  Support for the war in Afghanistan has ebbed to a new low in ABC News/Washington Post polls, with concerns over strategy and broad doubts about the reliability …
Discussion: Clive Crook
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Daily Mail:
How Hitler's Nazi propaganda machine tried to take Christ out of Christmas  —  Nazi Germany celebrated Christmas without Christ with the help of swastika tree baubles, ‘Germanic’ cookies and a host of manufactured traditions, a new exhibition has shown.  —  The way the celebration …
Discussion: Clayton Cramer's BLOG
Jill / Feministe:
“Hit the Bitch”?  —  Trigger warning.  —  A Danish advocacy group encourages you to “hit the bitch” as a way to end domestic violence.  Basically, you go online and take a swing at a woman speaking.  There are ratings for how “pussy” or “gangsta” you are — every time you slap the woman, you get more “gangsta.”
Helene Cooper / New York Times:
China Holds Firm on Major Issues in Obama's Visit  —  BEIJING — In six hours of meetings, at two dinners and during a stilted 30-minute news conference in which President Hu Jintao did not allow questions, President Obama was confronted, on his first visit, with a fast-rising China more willing to say no to the United States.
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New York Times:
During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities
 
 
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Carrie Budoff Brown / The Politico:
Reid calls Dem caucus meeting
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Megan McArdle / The Atlantic Business Channel:
Deciphering The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Report
Discussion: EconLog
Christopher Hitchens / Slate:
Seven salient facts about Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan.
Discussion: The New Republic
Michael S. Rulle Jr / Big Hollywood:
NBC's ObamaVision: ‘Law and Order’ — ‘This Is Why We Need Health-Care Reform’
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O'Reilly Upset Over 9/11 Trials: 'I Don't Care About The Constitution!'
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