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6:40 PM ET, May 30, 2011

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Andy Barr / The Politico:
Confusion on Day 2 of Palin bus tour  —  Day 2 of Sarah Palin's bus tour, and the former vice presidential nominee has prompted little more than confusion over exactly what she is up to.  —  Palin started Memorial Day at the National Archives in Washington, but the only reporters …
Discussion: The Caucus and Gawker
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Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
Palin Family Tours Washington ‘Incognito’  —  Sarah Palin and her family sneaked out in Washington on Sunday night for what she called an “incognito” tour of the national monuments, having successfully created a media frenzy and then ditched the press.  —  Details of the visit …
Scott Conroy / Real Clear Politics:
Palin to Visit Iowa as Bus Tour Kicks Into Gear  —  WASHINGTON — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will travel to Iowa next month as part of her nationwide bus tour, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan told RealClearPolitics.  —  Palin's trip to the nation's first voting state …
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:   Palin mum on run in latest stop
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
Gennette Was Not Alone... Weiner's Twitter Friends Include Pages of Young Lucious Fans  —  Gennette Nicole was not alone.  —  On Friday far left Rep. Anthony Weiner said his twitter and Facebook accounts were hacked.  He said this after a picture of his penis was reportedly sent out to a young woman in Seattle.
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The Politico:
Anthony Weiner hires attorney in Twitter incident  —  'This was a prank, and a silly one.  I'm focused on my work,' said Weiner of the Twitter mishap.  AP Photo  —  New York Rep. Anthony Weiner has retained an attorney to advise him “what civil or criminal actions should be taken” …
Gennette Cordova / NY Daily News:
Statement from Gennette Cordova, student who was sent lewd Twitter photo from Rep. Weiner's account
NY Daily News:
Student who got lewd pic from Rep. Anthony Weiner's Twitter account denies she's his mistress
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Against Learned Helplessness  —  Unemployment is a terrible scourge across much of the Western world.  Almost 14 million Americans are jobless, and millions more are stuck with part-time work or jobs that fail to use their skills.  Some European countries have it even worse: 21 percent of Spanish workers are unemployed.
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David Dayen / Firedoglake:
Bernstein: Obama Economic Team Had “No Appetite” for Direct, Public Job Creation  —  Paul Krugman had a good column today on how America needed to end its “learned helplessness” on the jobs crisis.  He cited multiple options of things the government could do right now to create jobs …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
What the media establishment refuses to understand  —  It was quite a roundtable on “Meet the Press” yesterday.  Viewers got to see a Republican strategist, a conservative pundit, a conservative Democrat, and an ostensibly center-left columnist who thinks that Democrats are big meanies when it comes to Medicare.
Frank Newport / Gallup:
U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans Give Obama Lower Marks  —  Younger, active-duty military less likely to have an opinion on Obama either way  —  PRINCETON, NJ — U.S. military veterans and those currently on active military duty are less likely to approve of President Obama's job performance …
David W. Blight / New York Times:
Forgetting Why We Remember  —  MOST Americans know that Memorial Day is about honoring the nation's war dead.  It is also a holiday devoted to department store sales, half-marathons, picnics, baseball and auto racing.  But where did it begin, who created it, and why?
Will Stewart / Daily Mail:
Muslim girl, 19, ‘stoned to death after taking part in beauty contest’  —  A teenage Muslim girl was stoned to death under ‘Sharia law’ after taking part in a beauty contest in Ukraine.  —  Katya Koren, 19, was found dead in a village in the Crimea region near her home.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Jihad Watch
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
Pawlenty should rethink the ‘doofus’ line  —  Tim Pawlenty talked to CNN the other day, and raised a line of attack I hadn't heard him make before. … It's a strange pitch, and not just because of Pawlenty's apparent willingness to refer to the president as a “doofus.”
Discussion: Daily Kos
Stephen Evans / BBC:
Germany: Nuclear power plants to close by 2022  —  Germany saw mass anti-nuclear protests in the wake of the Fukushima disaster  —  Germany's coalition government has announced a reversal of policy that will see all the country's nuclear power plants phased out by 2022.
Discussion: Truthdig
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Associated Press:
Germany Will Shut Down All Nuke Plants by 2022
Discussion: Stop The ACLU
 
 
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David Rogers / Reuters:
House Democrats unite on Afghanistan exit
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
Andrew Stiles / National Review:
No, Seriously, What's the Democratic Plan?
Discussion: Hot Air and The Sundries Shack
SarahPAC:
Of the People, By the People, For the People
Discussion: National Review
Walter Russell Mead / Via Meadia:
Memorial Day: The War in Iraq
Karen Tumulty / Washington Post:
Iowa Republicans worry about their relevance in the 2012 presidential election
Brian C. Mooney / Boston Globe:
Romney and health care: In the thick of history
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blog and TPMDC
 Earlier Items: 
BBC:
Afghanistan: Twin blasts hit western city of Herat
Jonathan Franzen / New York Times:
Liking Is for Cowards. Go for What Hurts.
The Atlantic Online:
A Memorial Day Look at Afghanistan: May 2011
Discussion: AMERICAN DIGEST