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11:30 PM ET, July 26, 2010

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Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
The Partisan Tools At Journo-List And Trig  —  Remember all those liberals and lefties huffily denouncing this blog's attempts to make sense of Sarah Palin's bizarre stories about the pregnancy and birth of her alleged fifth child?  I was nuts, crazy, vile, disgusting, etc etc to indulge in what Dave Weigel …
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William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Journolist Trig Emails - All About The Story Line  —  I have posted before about the left-wing blogosphere's obsession with mocking Trig Palin and attacking Sarah Palin for bringing Trig on stage during the campaign.  —  Now, in the latest revelations from the Journolist archives …
John / Power Line:
JournoList Sinks Lower  —  The Daily Caller has released the latest batch of JournoList messages, and it's a shocker: the journalists and other assorted left-wing intellectuals (!) debating what apparently was the hottest topic of the hour, Sarah Palin's son, Trig.
The Daily Caller:
Raw Journolist emails on 'Palin's Downs child'  —  I actually hesitate to bring this up...  But is anyone following this:  —  Adam Serwer  —  Dylan Matthews  —  Obama absolutely cannot touch this.  Even if it's true.  —  I think the press would justify covering it on the issue of trust …
Discussion: Moe Lane
Datechguy / DaTechguy's Blog:
Ezra Klein on Morning Joe...
Eric Kleefeld / TPMDC:
TPM Exclusive: Steele To Hold RNC Event — Co-Starring Andrew Breitbart  —  Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has a party fundraising event coming up in August that is scheduled to feature a very special guest: Conservative media activist Andrew Breitbart …
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Jeffrey Lord / American Spectator:
Sherrod Story False  —  It isn't true.  —  Shirley Sherrod's story in her now famous speech about the lynching of a relative is not true.  The veracity and credibility of the onetime Agriculture Department bureaucrat at the center of the explosive controversy between the NAACP …
Dan / Riehl World View:
Sherrod: “We Must Stop The White Man And His Uncle Toms ...”  —  First, a note of heartfelt appreciation for Joan Walsh of Salon.  Her moving post on Charles Sherrod - in defense of his wife, Shirley - provided the inspiration required to dust off my Google skills.
Adam Serwer / American Prospect:
Defining Lynching Down.  —  My apologies for being in Shirley Sherrod overdrive recently, but this piece from Jeffrey Lord nearly made my eyes pop out of my head.  After reviewing the Screws case, Lord concludes that Sherrod lied about Sheriff Claude Screws lynching Bobby Hall …
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
Enough right-wing propaganda
Karen Crummy / The Spot:
Tancredo will run for governor as American Constitution Party candidate  —  Republican Tom Tancredo, right, supported Scott McInnis' gubernatorial bid last November.  Now, Tancredo is saying he will run for governor.  (Matt McClain, Special to the Denver Post)
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Eric Lach / TPMDC:
Colorado Republican Ken Buck Caught On Tape (Again!) …
Maggie Haberman / The Politico:
Rangel: ‘Trauma,’ ‘more alleged violations’  —  After sounding defiant in his first round with reporters just now, embattled Rep. Charles Rangel sounded sad and seemed downcast and somewhat gaslit as he talked about how “traumatic” he had found the experience.
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CNN:
House Democrats uneasy about upcoming Rangel allegations  —  House Democratic leaders preached patience Monday in awaiting an ethics committee report on veteran Rep. Charles Rangel of New York.  —  Washington (CNN) - House Democratic leaders preached patience Monday in awaiting …
Discussion: The Page
Brian Beutler / TPMMuckraker:
Rangel Faces Tough Fight In Ethics Committee Trial
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Walter Pincus / Checkpoint Washington:
Wikileaks' Afghanistan War Log vs. the Pentagon Papers
Eric Zimmermann / The Hill:
Obama slams GOP on Disclose Act  —  President Obama called out Senate Republicans on Monday for holding up a vote on a contentious piece of campaign finance legislation.  —  Senate Democrats plan to vote on cloture for the Disclose Act on Tuesday, though it remains unclear whether they have the 60 votes necessary to end debate.
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The Note:
Senator Collins ‘No’ on Disclose Act
Meredith Shiner / The Politico:
Campaign bill still a few votes shy
Discussion: Don Surber and Tammy Bruce
Evan McMorris-Santoro / TPMDC:
Tennessee Lt. Gov: Religious Freedom May Not Count For Muslims (VIDEO)  —  Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, currently running third in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary race, says he's not sure if Constitutional guarantees of freedom of religion apply to the followers of the world's second-largest faith, Islam.
Jeff Greenfield / CBS News:
The (Possible) Mother of All Battles: What If a Conservative Supreme Court Justice Retires?  —  This is not a prediction.  I don't know how to see into the future, and I've long lamented the besetting journalistic sin of confidently asserting what's going to happen.
Discussion: The New Republic
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Greg Sargent / The Plum Line:
Senate GOP to hold hearings on Black Panther tale?
Amanda Carey / The Daily Caller:
Senator Barbara Boxer: serving in the military is like being a member of Congress  —  At a campaign event over the weekend in Inglewood, California, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer seemingly equated being a politician to serving in the military — and an Iraq War veteran supporting Boxer's November opponent is calling on her to apologize.
David Leonhardt / Economix:
Armageddon Wars: Overpopulation Vs. Global Warming  —  My colleague Ross Douthat has a nice column today that reminded me of the famous 1980 bet between Paul Ehrlich and Julian Simon.  —  Mr. Ehrlich, an ecologist, expected population growth and economic growth to set off a mad scramble for natural resources.
Discussion: Grasping Reality …
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Megan McArdle / The Atlantic Online:
Why Tax Estates Instead of Inheritances?  —  A friend on facebook asks a reasonable question: what is the justification for taxing estates, rather than inheritances?  After all, why should we care if Bill Gates wants to leave $300 apiece to millions of people?
Discussion: Dean's World
David / Crooks and Liars:
Bush-era CIA director: Attack on Iran ‘seems inexorable’  —  An attack on Iran isn't the worst possible outcome from Tehran's desire to have nuclear weapons, according to a former CIA director appointed by George W. Bush.  —  Gen. Michael Hayden told CNN's Candy Crowley Sunday that an attack on Iran now “seems inexorable.”
BBC News:
BP boss Hayward to get immediate £600,000 pension  —  Mr Hayward has been the public face of BP's response to the spill  —  BP chief executive Tony Hayward will get an immediate annual pension worth about £600,000 ($930,000) when he leaves in October, the BBC has learned.
Denver Post:
Mr. President, where are you?  —  As the country sinks into a late-'70s malaise and President Obama's approval rating drops, we could use a little “hope.”  —  Barack Obama ought to be one of the happiest men in America.  —  In less than two years, he's presided over monumental …
Discussion: Commentary and The New Republic
The Huffington Post:
Momentum For Senate Filibuster Reform Builds  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  Momentum is building to reform Senate rules that allow silent filibusters and force a 60-vote requirement for virtually any action, interviews with Democratic candidates and sitting senators indicate.
Discussion: Open Left
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
GOP, Chamber target new tax-reporting rule  —  Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) this week continued his push to eliminate a controversial tax-reporting provision of the new healthcare reform law, vowing to offer his repeal bill at every turn.  —  “I will file this amendment on every viable vehicle …
Mark Z. Barabak / Los Angeles Times:
Rory Reid hampered by his last name in race for Nevada governor  —  With Sen. Harry Reid on the ballot, his son Rory is having a hard time in his race for governor persuading Nevada voters to elect two from the family.  —  Reporting from Washoe City, Nev. — Rory Reid would like to be Nevada's next governor, but there's a problem.
 
 
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Video shows local deputy ranting
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Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
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The Huffington Post:
Jeb Bush's Rand Paul Fundraiser Awkwardly Takes Place On Anniversary …
Discussion: Think Progress and MyDD
CNN:
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Discussion: The Note
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