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12:10 PM ET, July 25, 2010

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Los Zetas drug cartel seizes 2 U.S. ranches in Texas  —  In what could be deemed an act of war against the sovereign borders of the United States, Mexican drug cartels have seized control of at least two American ranches inside the U.S. territory near Laredo, Texas.
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Confederate Yankee:
No, Texas Hasn't Been Invaded  —  Twitter exploded a while ago about this story, which claims that heavily-armed Los Zetas gunmen of the Gulf Cartel have taken over ranches on the U.S. side of the border.  —  My curiosity got the better of me, and so I called the Laredo Police Department …
Digger / TheCypressTimes:
BREAKING: MULTIPLE RANCHES IN LAREDO, TX TAKEN OVER BY LOS ZETAS  —  Publisher's Note: We are now receiving numerous conflicting reports regarding the veracity of this article.  Numerous sources on the web (found via Google search) are picking up on this report, just as we did at The Cypress Times.
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
You'll Never Believe What This White House Is Missing  —  The Obama White House is too white.  —  It has Barack Obama, raised in the Hawaiian hood and Indonesia, and Valerie Jarrett, who spent her early years in Iran.  —  But unlike Bill Clinton, who never needed help fathoming Southern black culture …
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Darren Goode / The Hill:
Dean calls Fox News ‘absolutely racist’ for aiding Sherrod ouster  —  Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean accused Fox News of promoting racism, including in the recent fracus over the Obama administration's forced resignation of Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Frank Rich / New York Times:
There's a Battle Outside and It Is Still Ragin'  —  THE glittering young blonde in a low-cut gown is sipping champagne in a swank Manhattan restaurant back in the day when things were still swank.  She is on a first date with an advertising man as dashing as his name, Don Draper.
Chris Moody / The Daily Caller:
Van Jones: Stop worrying about the deficit. …
Discussion: Hot Air and Pajamas Media
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
Democrats are betting that ending tax cuts for the rich will play in their favor  —  President Obama and Democratic leaders in Congress are setting the stage for a high-stakes battle over taxes in the final weeks before the November congressional elections, betting that their plan …
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David M. Herszenhorn / New York Times:
Big Fight Ahead on Expiration of Bush Tax Cuts  —  WASHINGTON — An epic fight is brewing over what Congress and President Obama should do about the expiring Bush tax cuts, with such substantial economic and political consequences that it could shape the fall elections and fiscal policy for years to come.
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Court Under Roberts Is Most Conservative in Decades  —  WASHINGTON — When Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and his colleagues on the Supreme Court left for their summer break at the end of June, they marked a milestone: the Roberts court had just completed its fifth term.
Philip Klein / AmSpecBlog:
Reid to Netroots: “We're Going To Have a Public Option”  —  LAS VEGAS — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, seeking to console liberal activists who were disappointed by the final version of the national health care law, assured them that there would eventually be a public option.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Newsalert
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Michael O'Brien / The Hill:
Reid vows changes to filibuster rules
Discussion: CNN and Weasel Zippers
Karen Ocamb / LGBT POV:
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on ENDA at Netroots Nation - Transcript
Bridget Johnson / The Hill:
'Don't ask, don't tell' before ENDA, Pelosi tells frustrated activists
Discussion: Joe. My. God.
Bbtv / Breitbart.tv:
CNN Panelist to Tea Party: 'We Don't Think You're Racist, We Think Your Ideology is Racism'  —  This website uses IntenseDebate comments, but they are not currently loaded because either your browser doesn't support JavaScript, or they didn't load fast enough.
Laura Donnelly / Telegraph:
Axe falls on NHS services  —  NHS bosses have drawn up secret plans for sweeping cuts to services, with restrictions on the most basic treatments for the sick and injured.  —  Some of the most common operations — including hip replacements and cataract surgery — will be rationed as part …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Doug Ross
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New York Times:
Trader's Cocoa Binge Wraps Up Chocolate Market  —  LONDON — To some, he is a real-life Willy Wonka.  To others, he is a Bond-style villain bent on taking over the world's supply of chocolate.  —  In a stroke, a hedge fund manager here named Anthony Ward has all but cornered the market in cocoa.
 
 
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