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7:40 AM ET, September 2, 2010

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msnbc.com:
Police kill Discovery building gunman  —  Three hostages safe, police say; man told NBC he had several bombs  —  on msnbc.com -
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Andrea Nill / Think Progress:
Purported Eco-Terrorist Angered Over ‘Immigration Pollution And Anchor Baby Filth’  —  This afternoon, a gunman entered the Discovery Communications building in Silver Spring, MD and appears to have taken at least one person hostage.  Among his various bizarre, eco-related demands, one relates directly to immigration.
Washington Post:
Negotiations underway with James J. Lee in Discovery hostage situation
WTOP.com:
3 hostages safe, gunman shot, killed at Discovery
Fox News:
Armed Man With Bomb Takes at Least One Hostage in Discovery Channel Building
Associated Press:
Israelis, Palestinians resume direct talks  —  WASHINGTON - Seeking to broker a Mideast peace agreement that has eluded U.S. presidents for decades, the Obama administration is overseeing the first direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians in nearly two years.
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Yossi Beilin / Bloomberg:
Obama Peace Talks for Israel, Palestine Will Fail: Yossi Beilin
Discussion: Israel Matzav
Sam Youngman / The Hill:   Obama ‘cautiously hopeful’ as Mideast peace talks get underway
Stephanie Mencimer / Mother Jones:
Glenn Beck's George Washington Whopper  —  The Fox host says he held the inaugural address of the famously truthful founding father.  Yeah right, says the National Archives.  —  Post Comment  —  During his much-ballyhooed “Restoring Honor” rally on Saturday, Glenn Beck told a whopper involving …
Tim Mak / FrumForum:
Romer: My Plan Failed  —  Dr. Christina Romer's economic speech today, marking her last speech as an administration official, is an admission that the fiscal stimulus package that she helped craft has failed.  —  Calling the economic recovery “insufficient”, she noted that a .6% drop …
Discussion: Sister Toldjah and National Review
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Silla Brush / The Hill:
Obama adviser calls for tax cuts, spending ahead of resignation  —  Christina Romer, in her final speech as chairwoman of the Council of Economic Advisers, called on Wednesday for new tax cuts and government spending to boost the economy.  —  Romer defended the Obama administration's 2009 stimulus bill …
Ann Coulter / Townhall.com:
Obama is Not a Muslim  —  The nonsense about President Obama being a Muslim has got to stop.  I rise to defend him from this absurd accusation by pointing out that he is obviously an atheist.  —  Leave aside Obama's fanatical opposition to allowing Illinois hospitals to save the lives …
Discussion: The Volokh Conspiracy and Hot Air
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Deval Patrick on Beck rally: “It's a free country.  I wish it weren't.”  —  And you thought that a libtalker declaring a public space too sacred for God would be the dumbest quote from the Left on the Restoring Honor rally hosted by Glenn Beck.  Michael Graham from Boston's WTKK posts a clip …
The Huffington Post:
Obama Should Feel ‘Uncomfortable’ That Conservatives Are Co-opting Gay Rights Issues: Top Dem  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  The notion that the gay rights community would abandon the Obama White House over its unwillingness to fully embrace their legislative priorities may seem absurd to the casual political observer.
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Marc Ambinder / The Atlantic Online:
Top GOP Party Strategists Attending Log Cabin Event
Discussion: FrumForum
Pew Hispanic Center:
U.S. Unauthorized Immigration Flows Are Down Sharply Since Mid-Decade  —  The annual inflow of unauthorized immigrants to the United States was nearly two-thirds smaller in the March 2007 to March 2009 period than it had been from March 2000 to March 2005, according to new estimates by the Pew Hispanic Center.
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Rasmussen Reports:
Election 2010: Alaska Senate  —  Alaska Senate: Miller (R) 50% McAdams (D) 44%  —  In Rasmussen Reports' first look at the U.S. Senate race in Alaska, Republican newcomer Joe Miller holds a six-point lead over Sitka Mayor Scott McAdams.  —  The latest statewide telephone survey …
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Aharding / CNN:
Miller questions GOP ‘courage and leadership’
Discussion: Pundits Blog and Gateway Pundit
Larry O'Connor / Breitbart.tv:
Matthews: Obama Needs To Get Rid Of ‘Damn Teleprompter’  —  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.
Discussion: The Jawa Report and Weasel Zippers
Paul Revoir / Daily Mail:
Yes, BBC was biased: Director General Mark Thompson admits a ‘massive’ lean to Left  —  BBC Director General Mark Thompson has admitted the corporation was guilty of a ‘massive’ Left-wing bias in the past.  —  The TV chief also admitted there had been a ‘struggle’ to achieve impartiality …
Discussion: Biased BBC
New York Times:
Tabloid Hack Attack on Royals, and Beyond  —  IN NOVEMBER 2005, three senior aides to Britain's royal family noticed odd things happening on their mobile phones.  Messages they had never listened to were somehow appearing in their mailboxes as if heard and saved.
Roger Ebert / Roger Ebert's Journal:
Put up or shut up  —  We already know the numbers.  Pew finds that 18% of Americans believe President Obama is a Muslim.  A new Newsweek poll, taken after the controversy over the New York mosque, places that figure at 24%.  Even if he's not a Muslim, Newsweek finds, 31 percent think it's …
Jon Ward / The Daily Caller:
Labor and liberal groups to hold Oct. 2 rally on Mall to counter Beck, Tea Party  —  Labor leaders, liberal religious leaders and the NAACP will hold a rally on the National Mall on October 2, one month before the fall midterm elections, in an attempt to show they too have political clout …
Diane Macedo / Fox News:
Scientist's Firing After 36 Years Fuels ‘PC’ Debate at UCLA  —  A longtime professor at UCLA, told that he would not be rehired because his “research is not aligned with the academic mission” of his department, says he's being fired after 36 years at the prestigious school because his scientific beliefs are “politically incorrect.”
Discussion: Moonbattery and American Power
David Weigel / Weigel:
A Good Get for the Birthers  —  I try to ignore the birther movement unless it inducts someone important — a congressman, for example.  The (sigh) American Patriot Foundation's announcement that Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney (ret.) has signed an affidavit supporting court martialed birther …
The Huffington Post:
Wyden Pushing For Oregon Waiver From Health Care Law, Individual Mandate  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  One of the most innovative voices in the health care debate, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), is accelerating the process of exempting his state from some of the national reforms passed under President Barack Obama.
Paul Krugman:
The Economic Narrative  —  Why do people like me feel the need to revisit the fateful decision to go for an underpowered stimulus right at the beginning of the Obama administration?  It's not about “I told you so”, or at least not mainly.  It's about the economic narrative …
Jamie Stengle / The Huffington Post:
Texas Court: Gay Couples Can't Divorce  —  WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?  —  DALLAS — Gay couples legally married in other states cannot get a divorce in Texas, where same-sex marriage is banned, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.  —  The 5th Texas Court of Appeals ruled that a Dallas district court judge …
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
The Case for Why Sarah Palin Won't Run for President  —  When news surfaced yesterday that Sarah Palin would be venturing to Iowa to headline the GOP's annual Reagan Day Dinner on September 17, she sparked a new round of media speculation about her 2012 presidential ambitions.
Ben Dimiero / Media Matters for America:
Conservative radio station polls listeners on whether the U.S. should “register” Muslims in a “national database” during “a time of war”  —  During the seemingly never-ending conservative freak-out over the proposed Park51 community center, right-wing media have dismissed the idea …
 
 
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Judy Lin / Associated Press:
Boxer, Fiorina tussle over economy in first debate
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Michael Barone / Washington Examiner:
Down with Big Government, Big Business, Big Labor
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Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Rangel: Some pols trying to have it both ways on mosque
Dan Balz / Washington Post:
Gloom for Democrats as they look to November
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Brian / Freedom's Lighthouse:
Mark Halperin Says GOP Could Gain as Many as 60 Seats in Midterm …
Discussion: HotAirPundit
NY Daily News:
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