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6:05 PM ET, August 21, 2010

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Associated Press:
Sweden withdraws arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder  —  Issued on rape allegations that Assange calls ‘without basis’  —  STOCKHOLM — Swedish prosecutors withdrew an arrest warrant for the founder of WikiLeaks on Saturday, saying less than a day after the document was issued that it was based on an unfounded accusation of rape.
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BBC:
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange accused of rape  —  Julian Assange was cited as saying the release of the allegations was “deeply disturbing”  —  Swedish authorities say they have issued an arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, on accusations of rape and molestation.
CNN:
WikiLeaks founder accused of rape, molestation in Sweden  —  Stockholm, Sweden (CNN) — The founder and editor of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, is wanted in Sweden after accusations of rape and molestation, a spokeswoman for the Swedish prosecutor's office told CNN Saturday.
David Batty / Guardian:
Assange rape warrant cancelled
Discussion: TalkLeft and Sweetness & Light
Jkavcnn / This Just In:
Is Assange the target of a U.S. smear campaign?
Karl Ritter / The Huffington Post:
Julian Assange Rape Case: Sweden WITHDRAWS Arrest Warrant
The Local:
Sweden drops warrant for WikiLeaks founder
Discussion: Raw Story
Colin Freeman / Telegraph:
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange facing arrest over ‘rape’ claim
Debbie Lee / Big Peace:
Code Pink Tells Gold Star Mom: Your Son Deserved to Die  —  Note: Please join with me and Move America Forward in calling on Jerry Brown to return any money he has received from Jodie Evans and protest at her fundraiser tomorrow: Aug 21st at 4PM PST at the Home of Jodie Evans, 757 Palms Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
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John / Power Line:
An Appalling Story  —  This afternoon at 4 p.m. Pacific, Jodie Evans, co-founder of Code Pink, is hosting a $500-per-person fundraiser for Jerry Brown.  John Nolte reports at Big Hollywood: … At Big Peace, a Gold Star Mother recounts her painful experience with Code Pink, a truly vile group.
RushLimbaugh.com:
An Example of Why Nobody Trusts Old Media: WaPo's Joel Achenbach  —  BEGIN TRANSCRIPT  —  RUSH: Now, let's get to this Muslim business, ladies and gentlemen.  Joel Achenbach, an obscure, relatively unknown member of the ruling class partisan political operative media writes a blog at the Washington Post …
Discussion: theblogprof and sisu
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Bruce Feiler / The Huffington Post:
Obama a Muslim!  Lincoln a Catholic!  FDR a Jew!  Why Americans Don't Like Their President's God  —  In 1860, in the midst of tensions surrounding the Civil War, it was widely believed in the United States that Abraham Lincoln was Catholic.  Coming on the heels of decades of anti-Catholic sentiment …
Discussion: Left Coast Rebel, Open Left and ABCNEWS
Chris Cillizza / The Fix:
Republican National Committee closes July with just $5 million on hand  —  The Republican National Committee spent twice as much as it raised in July, leaving the committee with just over $5 million on hand with less than three months left before the 2010 midterm elections.
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Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
RNC has just $5m for final push
Discussion: POLISING and Gawker
Adam Serwer / American Prospect:
The New Culture War.  —  When Andrew Sullivan first wrote “Goodbye to All That,” believing that the candidacy of Barack Obama could be the beginning of a “truce” in the culture war, he was largely placing the blame on the narcissism of the baby-boomers.  The culture war as Sullivan was writing …
Jordy Yager / The Hill:
Mosque protest loses Gingrich  —  Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) will not be addressing a protest of the proposed mosque in lower Manhattan on the anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.  —  The organizers of the rally, Stop Islamization of America …
Manu Raju / The Politico:
Harry Reid's strategy: Winning ugly  —  RENO — As Republicans tie him to the state's economic tailspin and highlight his penchant for politically damaging gaffes, Harry Reid seems to have conceded he's going to remain the same unpopular figure here between now and Election Day.
Charles M. Blow / New York Times:
Oy Vey, Obama  —  Is President Obama good for the Jews?  For more and more Jewish-Americans, the answer is no.  —  In a Pew Research Center report issued on Thursday and entitled “Growing Number of Americans Say Obama Is a Muslim” (tragic in its own right), there was another bit of bad news for Obama …
Shân Ross / Scotsman:
Climate protester breaches RBS Gogarburn security and glues herself to desk  —  A CLIMATE change protester managed to breach security at the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland by making an appointment to speak to an adviser and then glued herself to a desk.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Right Wing News
John Fund / Wall Street Journal:
America's Insurgent Pollster  —  Understanding the tea party is essential to predicting what the country's political scene will look like.  —  You can tell it's a volatile political year when a balding, middle-aged pollster gets a standing ovation from hundreds of state legislators …
Bridget Johnson / The Hill:
Palestinians warn that U.S.-hosted peace talks could end soon after beginning  —  The Palestinians are warning that the new round of Middle East peace talks announced Friday by the Obama administration could be over as soon as they begin if Israel continues new construction in the West Bank.
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Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
In U.S., Slim Majority Says Iraq War Will Be Judged a Failure
Bridget Johnson / The Hill:
Michael Moore calls soldier accused of leaks ‘patriotic’
Roger Meiners / Wall Street Journal:
Talking Green in Yellowstone
Discussion: The Volokh Conspiracy
Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Saw Drill Ban Killing Many Jobs
Jay Heflin / The Hill:
GOP Rep. Camp: 48 out of 50 states have lost jobs since stimulus
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Don Surber
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Aaron David Miller / Los Angeles Times:
Missing his moment, and America's
Discussion: Mother Jones and TalkLeft
Jared Allen / The Hill:
Obama cites recess ‘attack ads’ in call for campaign finance bill
Discussion: Michelle Malkin, CNN and The Politico
Wyclef Jean / The Huffington Post:
Keep The Faith  —  It is with a heavy heart that I tell you today …
Discussion: msnbc.com and Mediaite
Robert Mak / KING-TV:
First general election poll puts Rossi ahead; confirms competitive race
Discussion: Don Surber and Weekly Standard