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3:35 AM ET, April 28, 2011

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Joshua Green / The Atlantic Online:
Trump's Birther Antics Are Driving Away His Liberal Audience  —  He may be dumber than you think: Exclusive research reveals “Celebrity Apprentice” viewers are the most Democratic in primetime TV.  —  Click to expand  —  He may have gotten President Obama's attention …
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Ryan J. Reilly / tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com:
Orly Taitz: Obama's Long-Form Birth Certificate Should Say ‘Negro’ Not ‘African’  —  In a development that will surprise no one, it turns out that President Barack Obama's decision to release his long-form birth certificate hasn't quieted members of the “birther” movement who promote …
Dan Pfeiffer / White House.gov Blog:
President Obama's Long Form Birth Certificate  —  Ed. Note: Read the transcript of the President's remarks following this release or watch the video below:  —  var params = { allowscriptaccess: “always”, allowfullscreen: “true” }; swfobject.embedSWF("http://www.youtube- nocookie.com/v …
Emily Ramshaw / The Texas Tribune:
Texas Pol Still Isn't Satisfied on Obama Birthplace  —  Keywords:  —  Enlargephoto illustration by: Bob Daemmrich / Jacob Villanueva  —  State Rep. Leo Berman, R-Tyler, has checked out the birth certificate President Barack Obama released this morning — and he's not satisfied.
Jake Tapper / Political Punch:
President Obama Tells Untruth in Birth Certificate Press Briefing  —  ABC News' Jake Tapper reports:  —  It was about my birth certificate.  And that was true on most of the news outlets that were represented here."  —  But the president was wrong.  —  According to Pew's Project …
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
Robert Gibbs to Donald Trump: Where are the tax returns?  —  Former White House press secretary and Obama confidante Robert Gibbs is throwing down the gauntlet on Donald Trump.  —  “Donald Trump said he'd release his tax returns as soon as the president released his birth certificate …
E.D. Kain / Balloon Juice:
Why Obama Waited  —  The answer to the many questions surrounding why Obama waited so long to release his birth certificate is simple.  —  In 2008, Obama met with Donald Trump in a secret closed-doors beer summit.  There, they hatched a scheme.  Knowing that there is a large segment …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
Acclaimed Historian Douglas Brinkley Calls For NBC To Dump Trump, Corporate Sponsors To Pull Ads
Baratunde Thurston / Jack & Jill Politics:
(video) With President Obama's Birth Certificate, Klansman Trump Reminds Blacks They Will Never Be American
David Weigel / Weigel:
Birther Legislator in Texas Not Convinced by Long-Form Certificate
Jamie Klatell / The Hill:
Obama jokes about ‘birther’ controversy at fundraisers
Discussion: The Politico
Glenn Reynolds / Instapundit:
TRUMP 1, OBAMA : So I was at the gym when they finally caved …
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
On Trail, Trump Basks in Spotlight
Discussion: The Politico and Taylor Marsh
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
Why Did Obama Wait So Long?
David Frum / FrumForum:
The Birther Disgrace  —  Even for the small band that sustained the phony controversy until now, the birth certificate so-called issue ends today.  —  Any last lingering doubts that maybe, perhaps, a pregnant Stanley Anne Dunham in the summer of 1961 boarded a propeller plane from Honolulu to Los Angeles …
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Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Great news: Superman to renounce his U.S. citizenship  —  The bad news: He's supposed to be an immortal symbol of truth, justice, and the American way.  Or at least he was before that line got written out of the script in order not to offend foreign audiences.  The good news: Isn't he ... an illegal alien?
Discussion: Right Wing News
Laura Hudson / ComicsAlliance.com:
Superman Renounces [SPOILER] in ‘Action Comics’ #900
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Boing Boing
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
Reid: The Senate Will Vote On Paul Ryan's Budget … WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced on Wednesday that he would host a vote on Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) budget as a means of forcing moderate GOP senators to weigh in on the legislation's controversial proposals.
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Ken Cohen / ExxonMobil's Perspectives Blog:   Gas prices and industry earnings: A few things to think about the next time you fill up
Dan Berman / Reuters:
ExxonMobil: Don't hate our profits
Discussion: The Hill, The Politico and Daily Kos
Allan Hall / The Sun:
Fanatics' fury at Muslim Playgirl  —  A MUSLIM actress has caused a storm by posing naked for Playboy.  —  Sila Sahin has been branded a “whore” and a “western slut” after appearing topless on the cover of the German edition of the men's magazine.  —  And Islamic fanatics have posted threatening internet messages.
Ralph Nader / Bloomberg:
Why Obama Will Get Second Term in White House: Ralph Nader  —  The stars are aligned for Barack Obama's re-election in November 2012.  He won't join Jimmy Carter to be the second Democrat in 120 years to lose a second term.  —  Five things are playing in Obama's favor.
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Jennifer Epstein / The Politico:
Ralph Nader: Pressure Obama with primary
Discussion: TBogg
Bob Sullivan / msnbc.com:
Advocates: Consumers ‘betrayed’ by high court ruling on class-action suits  —  Fine print in everyday consumer contracts can include provisions that require Americans to surrender their rights to file class-action lawsuits, the U.S Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, overturning a lower court ruling.
Discussion: Balloon Juice
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David G. Savage / Los Angeles Times:   Companies can block customers' class-action lawsuits, Supreme Court rules
Paul Krugman:
Bernanke Wimps Out  —  So Bernanke did get asked why, given low inflation and high unemployment, the Fed isn't doing more.  And his answer was disheartening.  —  As far as I can tell, his analytical framework isn't too different from mine.  The inflation rate to worry about is some underlying …
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Matthew Yglesias / Yglesias:
Bernanke Calls For Anemic Recovery
Rebecca Keegan / 24 Frames:
‘Atlas Shrugged’ producer: ‘Critics, you won.’ He's going ‘on strike.’  —  EXCLUSIVE: Twelve days after opening “Atlas Shrugged: Part 1,” the producer of the Ayn Rand adaptation said Tuesday that he is reconsidering his plans to make Parts 2 and 3 because of scathing reviews and flagging box office returns for the film.
Donehuedirectstaff / Process Story:
Huckabee releasing S.C. team  —  We've been told that former Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee, a rumored candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, is giving his former S.C. supporters the nod to seek work on other presidential campaigns.  The word is that he's told South Carolina staffers …
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Shane D'Aprile / Ballot Box:
Huckabee camp shoots down rumor he won't run in 2012
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Isabel Kershner / New York Times:
Fatah and Hamas Announce Outline of Deal  —  JERUSALEM — Fatah and Hamas, the rival Palestinian movements, announced an agreement in principle on Wednesday to end the years-long internal Palestinian schism.  —  At a press conference in Cairo to announce the deal, Taher Al-Nounou …
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Larry O'Connor / Breitbart.tv:
Discussion: protein wisdom
Chicago Tribune:
Cardinal suspends Pfleger: ‘You are not able to pastor a Catholic parish’  —  Citing what he called threats from the Rev. Michael Pfleger to leave the church, Cardinal Francis George has removed the outspoken priest from St. Sabina parish and has suspended his “sacramental faculties as a priest.”
ABCNEWS:
First Pictures of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Since Shooting, Walking on Her Own  —  A fragile but determined Rep. Gabrielle Giffords walked one careful step at a time today up the steps of a plane that will take her Florida to watch her husband blast off on the final mission of the space shuttle Endeavor..
Discussion: Wonkette, Crooks and Liars and Gawker
 
 
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The Daily Caller:
Hmm.  First thought: Didn't Obama just elevate Donald Trump?
Discussion: Politics and GayPatriot
Gabrielle Saveri / Reuters:
San Francisco may vote on banning male circumcision
Discussion: Pajamas Media
New York Times:
Scores Die in Storms Across South; Tornado Ravages City
Discussion: Gawker and The Other McCain
Victoria Ward / Telegraph:
Muslim group claims royal wedding is legitimate terror target
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Jihad Watch
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
Skin in the Game, Continued
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Democracy in America:
De-birtherising the constitution
New York Times:
The Incredible Shrinking New York Times
Discussion: Power Line and Pajamas Media
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Brief Honeymoon Period Ends for Boehner as Ratings Slide
James Dao / New York Times:
Atheists Seek Chaplain Role in the Military
Andrew Goldman / New York Times:
Nobody Puts Condoleezza Rice in a Corner
Discussion: The Politico and Eunomia