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10:10 PM ET, June 3, 2011

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Tanya Somanader / ThinkProgress:
Sarah Palin's History Lesson: Paul Revere Warned The British  —  In what is somehow “not a publicity seeking tour,” Tea Party maven Sarah Palin is traipsing around the nation's historic landmarks in her “One Nation” bus to “take Americans back to their roots.”
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blog:
Paul Revere redux  —  All Palin knows about history is what she learned from Disney cartoons.  —  Posted By: All Palin knows about history is what she learned from Disney cartoons.  June 03, 2011 at 12:55 PM  —  Palin is not helping our cause at all.  Please, Sarah take a deep breath and lay low until after Romney defeats Obama.
Dan Amira / New York Magazine:
Sarah Palin Reveals Fascinating New Account of Paul Revere's Midnight Ride  —  Many Americans think they have a solid understanding of the country's founding.  No taxation without representation, tea party, Boston Massacre, George Washington, all that jazz.
Tim Murphy / Mother Jones:
Paul Revere's Ride, Reimagined by Sarah Palin
Discussion: Indecision Forever
Glenn Thrush / The Politico:
Golf summit for Barack Obama and John Boehner  —  President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) will finally hit the links for a round of golf - and al fresco negotiation - on June 18, a White House official told POLITICO.  —  Obama's offer — and Boehner's acceptance …
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Jennifer Steinhauer / New York Times:
House Rebukes Obama for Continuing Libyan Mission Without Its Consent  —  WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted Friday to rebuke President Obama for continuing to maintain an American role in NATO operations in Libya without the express consent of Congress, and directed the administration …
The Politico:
Libya resolution clears House
Discussion: Political Punch and Hot Air
Sam Youngman / The Hill:
Touting auto recovery, Obama says ‘We still face some tough times’
Discussion: The Politico and CNN
Ros Krasny / Reuters:
“The world is getting warmer”: Romney  —  (Reuters) - Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney broke with Republican orthodoxy on Friday by saying he believes that humans are responsible, at least to some extent, for climate change.  —  “I believe the world is getting warmer, and I believe that humans …
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Obama looking good in Iowa
Ryan Lizza / News Desk:
The New Mitt  —  The most interesting aspect of the speech …
New York Post:
Lewd-pic recipient worn out by Weiner scandal  —  By REUVEN FENTON in Seattle and JEANE MacINTOSH in NY  —  “Weinergate” has put a Seattle college cutie through the wringer — jeopardizing her academic dreams, embarrassing her family and shattering her privacy.
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Charles Johnson / Little Green Footballs:
Breitbart Source for Weiner Smear Deletes Twitter Account  —  Today we find that Andrew Breitbart's source for the smear attack against Rep. Anthony Weiner, Dan Wolfe (aka @patriotusa76) has deleted his entire Twitter account.  —  There's been a bad smell about this story from the beginning, and it just got exponentially worse.
Discussion: News Desk
The Politico:
Anthony Weiner's talkathon isn't saying much
Discussion: Confederate Yankee
Zombie / Pajamas Media:
Proof that S.F.'s circumcision ban Is anti-Semitic  —  As you may have heard by now, San Francisco will be voting this November on whether or not to ban circumcision in the city.  —  Defenders of the measure say it's all about “human rights” and “protecting babies” from unnecessary procedures.
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Carla Marinucci / San Francisco Chronicle:
Literature for SF's anti-circumcision measure stars “monster” rabbis and blonde superheroes
Discussion: Joe. My. God.
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Andrew Breitbart Did Not Run ‘Weinergate’ Evidence Which Turned Out To Be Fake  —  The “Weinergate” story has been a veritable clinic in the pitfalls of new media-influenced journalism, and one such pitfall has come to a head.  Andrew Breitbart has been repeatedly accused of engineering …
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Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Andrew Breitbart Did Not Run ‘Weinergate’ Evidence Which Turned Out To Be Fake
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and American Power
Jared Bernstein / On the Economy:
Third Impression of the Jobs Report  —  OK, a slight bit more substance.  —  You never want to freak out over one month's numbers in this biz, but when a monthly result reflects other stuff going on in the economy—in this case, slowing growth—you want to give that monthly number a little more weight.
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Catherine Rampell / New York Times:
Hiring in U.S. Slowed in May With 54,000 Jobs Added
cbpp.org:
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Discussion: Off the Charts Blog
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Republicans demand TV station yank ad claiming GOP plan would ‘end Medicare’  —  Attention, people, this is important: The battle over whether it's true that the Republican plan would “end Medicare” is about to play out in a critical way in New Hampshire.  —  The National Republican …
Katharine Q. Seelye / New York Times:
Edwards Pleads Not Guilty in Campaign Fund Case  —  John Edwards, the former Democratic senator from North Carolina, pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he conspired to cover up an extramarital affair while running for president in 2008 by “secretly obtaining,” misusing …
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Jerry Markon / Washington Post:
John Edwards indicted on campaign finance charges
CBS Minnesota:
Police: Woman Stabs 2 Outside Bloomington Library  —  BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WCCO) — Two people were stabbed in a seemingly random attack at a Twin Cities library.  —  After the incident Wednesday night at the Oxboro Library in Bloomington, 35-year-old Samira Abdalla Salim was arrested.
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Kasie Hunt / The Politico:
'It's like following Princess Diana'  —  SEABROOK, N.H. — Sarah Palin's bus is plastered with a mockup of the U.S. Constitution.  But her entourage — both the three-vehicle motorcade that includes the bus and the smaller, two-SUV version she uses for smaller events — hasn't been very respectful of the traffic laws.
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Frank Newport / Gallup:
More Than 9 in 10 Americans Continue to Believe in God  —  Professed belief is lower among younger Americans, Easterners, and liberals  —  PRINCETON, NJ — More than 9 in 10 Americans still say “yes” when asked the basic question “Do you believe in God?”; this is down only slightly from the 1940s …
Sean J. Miller / Ballot Box:
Trump jabs at China, Obama, Weiner and the press at voters' forum  —  Businessman Donald Trump once again called for the revenue from Iraq's oil reserves to be diverted to the U.S. Treasury and lambasted China, President Obama, Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) and the press in a rambling speech Friday.
Benjy Sarlin / TPMDC:
Donald Trump: I Could Win The Presidency As An Independent  —  So much for dropping out — Donald Trump tells TPM he believes he can win the White House as an independent candidate, keeping his name in the presidential game despite declaring last month he would not run for the GOP nomination.
Mark Blumenthal / The Huffington Post:
Pollster Stan Greenberg Warns Democrats To Face ‘The Real Economy’ … WASHINGTON — A prominent Democratic pollster has a blunt warning for the Party: Despite a turn in economic growth and job creation statistics, Americans perceive no change in a “real economy” of reduced wages and benefits.
John Hudson / The Atlantic Wire:
Barney Frank: What I Read  —  How do other people deal with the torrent of information that pours down on us all?  What sources can't they live without?  To find out, we regularly reach out to well-informed people to learn more about their media diets.  This is taken from a conversation …
Daily Mail:
Did a pork-coated bullet kill Bin Laden?  Yes, says firm who claim its pig fat gun oil is bought by U.S. military personnel  —  Was Osama bin Laden shot with a bullet soaked in pork fat, denying him a place in paradise?  —  Yes, if one rather shady website, that peddles gun oil containing liquefied pig fat, is to be believed.
Robert D. McFadden / New York Times:
James Arness, Marshal on ‘Gunsmoke,’ Dies at 88  —  James Arness, who burnished the legend of America's epic West as Marshal Matt Dillon, the laconic peacemaker of Dodge City on “Gunsmoke,” one of the longest-running dramatic series in television history, died on Friday at his home in Los Angeles.
Daily Mail:
'I thought I was going to die... so I tried to kill as many as I could': Hero Gurkha receives bravery medal from the Queen  —  A Gurkha soldier who single-handedly defeated more than 30 Taliban fighters has been awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross by the Queen.
 
 
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Wall Street Journal:
A Texas Roundhouse for the Trial Lawyers
Discussion: Hot Air and Pajamas Media
Evan McMorris-Santoro / TPMDC:
George Allen Offers Emotional Apology For Macaca Incident
Leo Shane III / Stars & Stripes:
Air Force: Airman dismissed under DADT outed himself, asked for separation
Gschwarzcnn / CNN:
Huntsman: Announcement very soon
Discussion: GOP 12, The Politico and Mediaite
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The Note:
Herman Cain Confident His Campaign Can Raise Enough Money to Beat Romney, GOP Candidates
Discussion: Hot Air, ABCNEWS and The New Republic
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Joel Rosenberg, RIP
Paul Krugman:
What A Drag  —  From Goldman Sachs, an estimate of the federal budget impact on growth.
Discussion: Grasping Reality …
Yossi Yohoshua / Ynetnews:
IDF has photos of armed flotilla activists
Discussion: Israel Matzav and Israpundit
Dorothy Rabinowitz / Wall Street Journal:
The Republican Who Can Win
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Elizabeth Jensen / New York Times:
Robert MacNeil, who anchored evening newscasts for over two decades on PBS and delivered evenhanded, non-flashy news with Jim Lehrer, dies at 93

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A look at the NYT's upheaval over sensitive topics like the Israel-Gaza war and management's push to emphasize neutrality, including via a probe of staff leaks

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