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10:05 AM ET, December 17, 2009

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blogs.telegraph.co.uk:
Climategate goes SERIAL: now the Russians confirm that UK climate scientists manipulated data to exaggerate global warming  —  Climategate just got much, much bigger.  And all thanks to the Russians who, with perfect timing, dropped this bombshell just as the world's leaders are gathering …
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Christopher C. Horner / Big Government:
ClimateGate Just Got Much, Much Bigger  —  Over at ICECAP.us Meteorologist Joe D'Aleo has posted an item on a “Russian Bombshell” highly relevant to the ClimateGate scandal.  The Russian media first posted the story and now some Brits are loving it.  —  The long and the short …
RIA Novosti:
What the Russian papers say  —  MOSCOW, December 16 (RIA Novosti) Russia trading in diplomatic recognition / U.S. uses NATO as a tool to integrate Russia into its project for a new world order - expert / New round of struggle to end Cold War / Russia affected by Climategate /
Discussion: Pajamas Media
Guardian:
Miliband warns of Copenhagen ‘farce’
Discussion: Wall Street Journal and Redhot
Anthony Watts / Watts Up With That?:   Russian IEA claims CRU tampered with climate data - cherrypicked warmest stations
Steve McIntyre / Climate Audit:
IEA: Hadley Center “probably tampered with Russian climate data”
Discussion: Andrew Bolt
Igor / Think Progress:
Sen. Sanders: 'As of this point, I'm not voting for the bill.'  —  Moments ago, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announced that he is prepared to vote against the Senate health care bill in light of the recent decision to strip the public option and the Medicare buy-in provision from the legislation.
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Andy Stern / SEIU:
Letter from President Andy Stern to SEIU Members: Where do we go from here?  —  A little over a year ago, you stood up and showed a nation that Yes, We Can.  You knocked on doors, picked up phones, wrote your friends and family and neighbors and helped ring in a resounding victory.
Howard Dean / Washington Post:
Health-care bill wouldn't bring real reform  —  If I were a senator, I would not vote for the current health-care bill.  Any measure that expands private insurers' monopoly over health care and transfers millions of taxpayer dollars to private corporations is not real health-care reform.
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Sanders says ‘as of this point’ he won't vote for healthcare bill
Discussion: MyDD, Raw Story, The Reaction and The Hill
Wall Street Journal:
Insurgents Hack U.S. Drones  —  $26 Software Is Used to Breach Key Weapons in Iraq; Iranian Backing Suspected  —  WASHINGTON — Militants in Iraq have used $26 off-the-shelf software to intercept live video feeds from U.S. Predator drones, potentially providing them with information they need …
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E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:   Democrats can't blame Bush for their troubles
Mark Murray / msnbc.com:
TEA PARTY MORE POPULAR THAN DEMS, GOP
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Health Care: The Elevator Pitch  —  I've written several thousand words about health care over the past 48 hours, and tens of thousands of words over the past six months.  Some of those words have been a bit, uh, confrontational.  So let's try this approach instead.
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Jon Walker / Firedoglake:
Answering Nate Silver's 20 Questions on Killing the Senate Bill
Discussion: FiveThirtyEight
Lenore Taylor / TheAustralian:
Penny Wong jeered, Hugo Chavez cheered  —  THE Copenhagen climate summit was pretty much summed up in the high-level segment yesterday when Penny Wong's speech was interrupted by whistles and chanting and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez got a standing ovation.
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TMZ.com:
Sarah Palin's McCain Cover Up  —  For the first time ever, Sarah Palin used her head to make a searing political comment — a frontal attack on Sen. John McCain.  —  The failed Vice Presidential nominee took time off from shilling her book to vacation with her son Trig …
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Mike Allen / The Politico:
Palin supports McCain ‘100 percent’  —  Declaring that she “was honored and proud to run with him,” former Alaska governor Sarah Palin pushed back hard Wednesday against a report that she had disrespected Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) by blacking out his name on a sun visor she wore on vacation.
Discussion: Raw Story and The Awl
Keith Olbermann / Daily Kos:
Special Comment: Not Health, Not Care, Not Reform  —  There could not be a finer line between the words compromise and compromised and tonight, with the greatest possible reluctance, I believe I have to go on the air and state my opinion that the Senate bill in its current form has clearly crossed …
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Gail Collins / New York Times:
Sorry, Senator Kerry  —  Let us contemplate the badness of Joe Lieberman.  —  Who would have thought that this holiday season we'd be obsessed with the senator from Connecticut?  Really, I was hoping it would be more about shopping for mittens on the Internet.
Discussion: Prairie Weather and marbury
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New York Times:
Intelligence Improperly Collected on U.S. Citizens  —  WASHINGTON — In February, a Department of Homeland Security intelligence official wrote a “threat assessment” for the police in Wisconsin about a demonstration involving local pro- and anti-abortion rights groups.
Karl Rove / Wall Street Journal:
The President Is No B+  —  In fact, he's got the worst ratings of any president at the end of his first year.  —  Printer  —  Friendly  —  Barack Obama has won a place in history with the worst ratings of any president at the end of his first year: 49% approve and 46% disapprove …
Discussion: Commentary
CFACT:
CFACT drops the banner on Greenpeace ships in daring land and sea raids  —  Activists tag Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior with “Propaganda Warrior” banner; Arctic Sunrise hit with “Ship of Lies” banner earlier in the day  —  Global warming skeptics from CFACT yesterday pulled off …
 
 
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