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7:35 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 …
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
Jamie Klatell / The Hill:
Obama jokes about ‘birther’ controversy at fundraisers
David Weigel / Weigel:
Birther Legislator in Texas Not Convinced by Long-Form Certificate
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
On Trail, Trump Basks in Spotlight
Evan McMorris-Santoro / TPMDC:
Gingrich On Birth Certificate Release: ‘Why Did It Take 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: Underwire and Right Wing News
Laura Hudson / ComicsAlliance.com:
Superman Renounces [SPOILER] in ‘Action Comics’ #900  —  After recently undertaking a journey to walk — not fly — across the United States in the “Grounded” storyline and reconnect with the country and everyday Americans, Superman appears to be taking another step that could have major implications …
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.
John T. Bennett / The Hill:
Panetta nomination may signal deeper cuts for Pentagon  —  The Obama administration is portraying CIA Director Leon Panetta, the president's pick to replace Robert Gates as Defense secretary, as a veteran Washington hand with a mix of operational expertise and management savvy.
Discussion: The Politico
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
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.”
Larry O'Connor / Breitbart.tv:
Discussion: protein wisdom
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: The Hill and Weasel Zippers
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.
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
The Daily Caller:
Hmm.  First thought: Didn't Obama just elevate Donald Trump?  The release of the long-form birth certificate gave Trump a chance to boast he got results, that this is all he wanted all along, etc.. He gets national TV time to pivot to his next attack.  Makes him more than ever the anti-Obama in the press.
Discussion: Politics and GayPatriot
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
Gabrielle Saveri / Reuters:
San Francisco may vote on banning male circumcision  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group opposed to male circumcision said on Tuesday they have collected more than enough signatures to qualify a proposal to ban the practice in San Francisco as a ballot measure for November elections.
Discussion: Pajamas Media
 
 
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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
Martin Bentham / This Is London:
Being too PC led us to shelter terrorists, says ex-minister
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones:
Skin in the Game, Continued
Frank Tantillo / Front Row Washington:
What's on Ben's mind?
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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