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4:00 PM ET, November 21, 2009

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David S. Broder / Washington Post:
David Broder: Fears of health-reform cost are justifiable  —  It's simply not true that America is ambivalent about everything when it comes to the Obama health plan.  —  The day after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) gave its qualified blessing to the version of health reform produced …
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Jeffrey Young / The Hill:
Reid reaches 60 as Sen. Lincoln pledges vote to begin debate  —  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has secured the vital 60th vote he needs to advance healthcare reform legislation with the announcement by Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) that she will vote with her party Saturday evening.
Discussion: Scared Monkeys and Daily Kos
The Politico:
Lincoln on board, 60 in hand  —  Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) said she'd deliver the deciding vote to push forward with a sweeping health reform plan in the Senate Saturday, ending days of speculation over whether President Barack Obama's signature priority would proceed to the floor or suffer a debilitating blow.
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Crapo: Read the Senate health bill yourself  —  On the day of the Senate's first vote on healthcare reform legislation, Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) used the GOP's weekly address to urge people to read the 2,074-page bill before forming an opinion.  —  “Read the bill” has become a Republican rallying cry throughout the healthcare debate.
Discussion: The Swamp and The Politico
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Sen. Reid: Opposition to health procedural vote is ‘Orwellian’  —  Opponents of today's motion to proceed on healthcare legislation who are pressuring others to vote no are practicing “Orwellian” tactics, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said today.
Discussion: The Hill
CNN:   Senate Democrats assured of 60 votes to debate health bill
Jon Walker / Firedoglake:
Semi-liveblog Of The Debate To Allow Debate To Begin In The Senate
Discussion: The Gavel and TalkLeft
Ronald Brownstein / The Atlantic Politics Channel:
A Milestone In the Health Care Journey
Discussion: MoJo Blog Posts
Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Reid Slams Broder As A Retiree Who ‘Writes A Column Once In A While’
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Douglas Holtz-Eakin / Wall Street Journal:
The Coming Deficit Disaster
Discussion: Hot Air
James Delingpole / blogs.telegraph.co.uk:
Climategate: how the MSM reported the greatest scandal in modern science  —  Here's what the Times has had to say on the subject: … (Yep - definitely an improvement on their earlier, non-existent coverage; but not exactly pointing up the scandalousness of this scandal).  —  And the Independent:
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Bishop Hill:
Climate cuttings 33  —  Welcome Instapundit readers!  Hope this is useful for you.  If you are interested in more on global warming material, check out Caspar and the Jesus Paper and The Yamal Implosion, or check out the forthcoming book.  —  General reaction seems to be that the CRUgate emails …
John / Power Line:
The Alarmists Do “Science”: A Case Study
Discussion: American Thinker
Andrew C. Revkin / New York Times:
Hacked E-Mails Fuel Climate Change Skeptics
Fox News:
‘Factor’ Debut, Part 2: Sarah Palin Discusses Obama, Iran, Afghanistan  —  This is a RUSH transcript from “The O'Reilly Factor,” November 20, 2009.  This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.  —  Watch “The O'Reilly Factor” weeknights at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET!
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Jonah Goldberg / National Review:
Palinophobes Hate First, Ask Questions Later
Bella DePaulo / The Huffington Post:
Sarah Palin and Her Lies (And Her Fans Who Attack Her Critics)
Discussion: American Power and NewsBusters.org
Daily Mail:
It's Barbie in a burkha: World-famous doll gets a makeover to go under the hammer for 50th anniversary  —  One of the world's most famous children's toys, Barbie, has been given a makeover - wearing a burkha.  —  Wearing the traditional Islamic dress, the iconic doll is going undercover …
James Fallows:
Manufactured failure #2: the press, Obama, Asia  —  It's not just me.  Two colleagues with different perspectives — from each other's, and sometimes from my own — marvel at how badly the mainstream American press distorted the picture of what happened during Barack Obama's just-ended tour of Asia.
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Michelle Goldberg Gets It  —  The lies of Sarah Palin are different from any other politicians'.  They are different because they assert things that are demonstrably, empirically untrue; and they are different because once they have been deonstrated to the entire world that they are untrue …
Discussion: Althouse
KDVR:
Anti-Obama billboard stirs controversy  —  KDVR Denver  —  WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. - Call it Freedom of Speech.  A billboard recently erected in Wheat Ridge compares President Barack Obama to a terrorist and questions his U.S. citizenship.  —  The billboard, located at 4855 Miller Road …
John / Power Line:
When In Doubt, Delete  —  One of the hacked East Anglia emails that has gotten considerable play on the web indicates that several alarmist scientists deleted emails that were subject to a Freedom of Information Act request rather than produce them.  That's true; here is the context.
TigerHawk:
Bratty greedy college students, again, and subsidies for higher education  —  Glenn Reynolds links to this bit from Anthony Dick at the Corner about University of California students protesting cuts in subsidies.  The spectacle of generally left-wing students demanding that more wealth …
Discussion: Riehl World View
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Boycott Microsoft Bing
Discussion: Mashable! and JoeTrippi.com
Dan Pfeiffer / White House.gov Blog Feed:
Speaking of Page Numbers...
Discussion: Politics Daily and TPMDC
Zogby:
North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan Trails in Potential 2010 Senate Match-up
David Beamer / Wall Street Journal:
Eric Holder's Baffling KSM Decision
Ralph Atkins / Financial Times:
Germany warns US on market bubbles
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Del Quentin Wilber / Washington Post:
Ex-U.S. official and wife admit 30 years of spying for Cuba
Discussion: Althouse
J. Taylor Rushing / The Hill:
Obama talks jobs, not healthcare, from Asia
Discussion: The Swamp and QandO