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12:00 PM ET, November 24, 2010

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ABCNEWS:
Obama: 'I Don't Think About Sarah Palin'  —  “Obviously Sarah Palin has a strong base of support in the Republican Party and I respect those skills,” Obama said.  “But I spend most of my time right now on how I can be the best possible president.  And my attitude has always been …
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The Note:
Sarah Palin Responds to Bristol's Loss On ‘Dancing With The Stars’  —  ABC News' Mary Bruce Reports:  —  Sarah Palin responded to her daughter Bristol's third place finish on “Dancing With The Stars” tonight as she exited the first stop on her book tour.  —  “I haven't talked to her yet.
Discussion: The Page
Elizabeth Wurtzel / The Atlantic Online:
Sarah Palin, Riot Grrrl  —  To paraphrase Lillian Hellman, I don't agree with a word that Sarah Palin says, including “and” and “the.”  And as a liberal feminist, it drives me absolutely bonkers that Palin is the most visible working mother and female politician in America …
John / Power Line:   Who's Ignorant?  —  Dumb liberal op-ed pieces are legion …
Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
Obama: 'I Don't Think About Sarah Palin.'
Discussion: HotAirPundit
Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
New Palin Book Offers a Road Map for a Run Against Obama
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
TRENDING: Obama doesn't think about Palin
Andrew Taylor / Associated Press:
PROMISES, PROMISES: GOP leader reaps $200 million  —  WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans' ban on earmarks - money included in a bill by a lawmaker to benefit a home-state project or interest - was short-lived.  —  Only three days after GOP senators and senators-elect renounced earmarks …
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Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Passage of earmark ban in doubt  —  Senate proponents of a three-year moratorium on earmarks say they will not have enough votes to implement the reform measure when lawmakers consider the issue next week.  —  “We got a long road here,” said a Senate GOP aide who supports the measure.
Discussion: Booman Tribune and FrumForum
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
REMEMBER THE GOP'S EARMARK BAN?.... It's been about a week since …
Discussion: Dennis the Peasant
Click Orlando l Orlando News …:
Woman: TSA Agents Singled Me Out For My Breasts  —  Travelers Plan To Boycott TSA's Latest Security Measure Aiming To Clog Security Lines  —  ORLANDO, Fla. — The head of the Transportation Security Administration said the agency will look further into allegations that two male TSA workers picked …
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Lymari Morales / Gallup:
Most U.S. Air Travelers OK Sacrificing Privacy for Security
Discussion: CNN, The Hill and This Just In
Jordy Yager / The Hill:
Next step for body scanners could be trains, boats, metro
National Opt-Out Day:
NATIONAL OPT-OUT DAY!  —  It's the day ordinary citizens stand up for their rights, stand up for liberty, and protest the federal government's desire to virtually strip us naked or submit to an “enhanced pat down” that touches people's breasts and genitals in an aggressive manner.
Emptywheel:
Fines and “Resolving this Mess”  —  Yves does a thorough smackdown on the departing Michael Barr's description of all the things the government is going to get to the bottom of the foreclosure fraud problem, noting that the foreclosure task force simply isn't investigating the problem …
Discussion: TalkLeft and Bloomberg
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Yves Smith / naked capitalism:
Foreclosure Task Force: Worse Than Stress Tests?
Discussion: Rortybomb, Corrente and Emptywheel
Felix Salmon:
Treasury's plan to fix the mortgage mess
Discussion: Emptywheel
Matt Bai / New York Times:
Pat-Down Dispute Shows Mistrust of Government  —  The latest controversy to envelop the Obama administration is only partly about the specific rules governing body scanners and pat-downs.  It has to do, too, with the federal agency Congress created to deal with airline security and the tension …
Discussion: Hit & Run, Prairie Weather and Althouse
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Myglesias / Yglesias:   Trust in Government  —  Matt Bai muses:
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
GOP lawmakers under pressure to decline government health plan  —  Congressional Republicans who assailed the Democrats' healthcare law in the run-up to the midterm elections are facing pressure to decline government-provided coverage when they take office.  —  GOP Reps.-elect Bobby Schilling …
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Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Bobby Jindal: Make Congress part-time  —  Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal wants members of Congress to stay home more often.  —  “We used to pay farmers not to grow crops, let's pay congressmen to stay out of Washington, D.C.,” Jindal said in an interview with Human Events.
Discussion: GOP 12 and FrumForum
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Jason Mattera / Human Events:
VIDEO: Gov Jindal: ‘Make Congressmen Part-time’
Discussion: Erick's blog and Nice Deb
Ryan J. Reilly / TPMMuckraker:
Former Obama Advisor, Aide To NJ Dem, Arrested On Child Sex Charges  —  Robert Decheine, chief of staff to Rep. Steve Rothman (D-NJ), was arrested in Gaithersburg, Md. last Friday on charges of soliciting sex from a minor.  Decheine, who had been with the Democrat's office since 2003 …
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Herb Jackson / NorthJersey.com:
N.J. Rep. Rothman fires chief of staff following arrest
Discussion: Raw Story, Fox News and RedState
New York Times:
South Koreans and U.S. to Stage a Joint Exercise  —  WASHINGTON — President Obama and South Korea's president agreed Tuesday night to hold joint military exercises as a first response to North Korea's deadly shelling of a South Korean military installation, as both countries struggled …
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John Pomfret / Washington Post:
U.S. to stage exercises with South Korea; few good options for dealing with North
Discussion: Associated Press
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
HarperCollins settles Gawker suit over leaked Palin excerpts  —  HarperCollins settled a lawsuit Tuesday night with Gawker Media over the site's publication of leaked images from Sarah Palin's new book, “America by Heart.”  —  Gawker posted the Palin excerpts on Friday and even mocked …
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Julie Bosman / Media Decoder:
Gawker Agrees Not to Repost Palin Excerpts
Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
Why is the Obama administration linking Israel and New START?  —  While the White House continues to negotiate with Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) in an attempt to convince him to allow a vote on the New START treaty this year, it is also undertaking a massive effort behind the scenes to rally foreign governments …
Lisa Fleisher / Metropolis:
President Palin?  Gov. Christie Rolls His Eyes … Faced with the prospect of a President Sarah Palin, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — the Republican party's darling from another coast — shook his head and rolled his eyes.  “I don't know, but it's an amazing world,” he said to “Late Night” …
Justin Fox:
The Real Story Behind Those “Record” Corporate Profits  —  Corporate profits hit a new record in the U.S. in the third quarter of this year.  At least, that was the headline after the data were released Tuesday.  It was kind of a meaningless distinction: In a growing economy …
Economist:
Closing statements  —  This has been a really good debate, I think—a lot racier and spikier than many of our offerings, but none the worse for that.  It almost puts me in mind of PMQs.  Now the guest interventions from John Samples and Andrew Sullivan are in, as are the closing statements …
Discussion: The Daily Dish and The Plum Line
CHINAdaily:
China, Russia quit dollar  —  Premier Wen Jiabao shakes hands with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on a visit to St. Petersburg on Tuesday.ALEXEY DRUZHININ / AFP  —  St. Petersburg, Russia - China and Russia have decided to renounce the US dollar and resort to using their own currencies …
Discussion: Israpundit and The Gateway Pundit
George Zornick / ThinkProgress:
Washington Post Continues Media Whitewash Of Radical GOP Rep.-Elect Allen West  —  Over the weekend, NBC's Meet the Press featured Rep.-elect Allen West (R-FL) without mentioning the offensive Islamophobia that West made central to his congressional campaign, nor the long history …
Discussion: Washington Post
 
 
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
NC looks like it would be competitive again
Discussion: GOP 12 and National Review
The Nation:
TSAstroturf: The Washington Lobbyists and Koch-Funded Libertarians …
Discussion: Salon and Weigel
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
U.S.G. and P.T.A.
Michael Barbaro / New York Times:
All That Time Serving the Public? Very Sexy
Harold Meyerson / Washington Post:
How Germany got it right on the economy
Discussion: Daily Kos
Katrina Trinko / National Review:
Pence for President?  —  No one has gone straight from the House …
Discussion: Commentary
 Earlier Items: 
Ruth Marcus / Washington Post:
Don't touch my junk? Grow up, America.
DealBook:
Wallets Out, Wall St. Dares to Indulge
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
Nuts... Whoopi Goldberg Lectures O'Reilly: “Two Years Ago …
Discussion: Wizbang
Molly Ball / The Politico:
Joe Lieberman left with limited 2012 options
Steven Thomma / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Poll: Obama's looking weak for re-election in 2012
Discussion: Weigel
Kurt Nimmo / Infowars:
Ron Paul: Crotch Groped by TSA, Calls for Boycott of Airlines
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit