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10:40 AM ET, August 27, 2011

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Bob King / The Politico:
Was Hurricane Irene caused by global warming?  —  Hurricane Irene hadn't even made landfall in the United States before some people figured out what to blame it on.  —  “Irene's got a middle name, and it's Global Warming,” environmental activist Bill McKibben wrote Thursday night in The Daily Beast.
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James Barron / New York Times:
Evacuations Ordered in New York as Hurricane Irene Nears  —  New York City officials issued what they called an unprecedented order on Friday for the evacuation of about 370,000 residents of low-lying areas at the city's edges — from the expensive apartments in Battery Park City to the roller coaster …
John Seabrook / News Desk:
Irene, Floyd, Katrina, 9/11
Discussion: Associated Press and AlterNet
Robin Bravender / The Politico:
Gore: Eat less meat to fight warming  —  Al Gore wants society to ditch meat-heavy diets and go organic to combat global warming.  —  “Industrial agriculture is a part of the problem,” Gore said Friday during an interview with FearLess Revolution founder Alex Bogusky.
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Ben Geman / The Hill:
Al Gore to Rick Perry: Climate scientists aren't motivated by money  —  Al Gore on Friday bashed the notion that climate scientists are manipulating data for financial gain, a charge levied by global warming skeptics, including GOP White House hopeful Rick Perry.
Discussion: Don Surber
Douglas Mackinnon / Investor's Business Daily:
Left And Right Going Nuclear On Rick Perry  —  When you hear every single liberal media outlet in the country say, “We will know more about Rick Perry after we vet his 11 years in office,” you need to understand that what they vindictively mean is: “President Obama and his followers will be proud …
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Jennifer Bendery / The Huffington Post:
Louisiana Congressman: GOP ‘Sinful’ To Tie Disaster Aid To Spending Cuts … WASHINGTON — As East Coasters brace for what some say will be a historic pummel by Hurricane Irene, at least one lawmaker is fuming over a requirement by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) …
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The Note:
Ron Paul: Who Needs FEMA Anyway?  —  ABC News' Jason Volack reports:  —  With Hurricane Irene bearing down on the East Coast and taking direct aim at America's biggest city, who needs the Federal Emergency Management Agency anyway?  —  At least that's the question that presidential candidate …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
Ron Paul rejects FEMA role in hurricane response
Discussion: msnbc.com, Salon, Wonkette and Daily Kos
Ross Douthat:
Don't Panic, Mitt Romney!  —  “Right now,” David Brooks writes today, in the wake of Rick Perry's surge to the front of the G.O.P. field, “the Romney camp is passively hoping [Perry] implodes.  That seems unlikely ... Sooner or later, Romney is going to have to prove his own toughness by taking Perry on directly.”
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Danny Yadron / Washington Wire:
Perry Pivots, Signs Anti-Gay-Marriage Pledge
Discussion: Law Blog
Brendan Farrington / Denver Post:
Bachmann says she'd consider minimum wage changes  —  JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla.—Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said Friday she wouldn't rule out changes to the federal minimum wage as a way to lower the cost of doing business and lure corporations back to the United States.
Pam Spaulding / Pam's House Blend:
BREAKING: Joe Solmonese to leave HRC in December; official announcement on Tuesday  —  This is a Pam's House Blend exclusive.  —  Yes, it's the end of an era.  The Blend has learned, from a trusted source in a position to know the details, that Joe Solmonese, President of the Human Rights Campaign …
Discussion: AMERICAblog Gay
Ben Geman / The Hill:
GOP senator: White House ‘failed miserably’ on economy  —  Freshman Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) on Saturday bashed President Obama's economic record while calling for a balanced budget amendment and a tax code overhaul that lowers rates.  —  Heller's GOP weekly address arrives amid of a wave …
Discussion: CNN
Greg Wilson / NBC Washington:
Indiana College Bans “Too Violent” National Anthem  —  First it banned the words, now the whole song  —  The National Anthem is a tradition at sporting events, but it is banned at Goshen College.  —  Tiny Goshen College in Indiana has banned the “The Star Spangled Banner …
New York Times:
U.S. Offers Key Support to Canadian Pipeline  —  WASHINGTON — The Obama administration gave a crucial green light on Friday to a proposed 1,711-mile pipeline that would carry heavy oil from Canada across the Great Plains to terminals in Oklahoma and the Gulf Coast, saying the project …
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Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Why Far-Off Canadian Tar Sands Have Become A Make-Or-Break Issue For Obama With Enviros
Discussion: Bloomberg and Via Meadia
 
 
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John Hawkins / Right Wing News:
Interviewing Mark Steyn About His New Book “After America: Get Ready for Armageddon”
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Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Plan to keep your health plan? Don't count on it
Discussion: ThinkProgress