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8:45 AM ET, August 30, 2011

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Josh Margolin / New York Post:
‘Jewish’ Bachmann is costing Romney  —  Funny, she doesn't look Jewish.  —  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is facing a new challenge: He's having trouble raising money from some Jewish donors who mistakenly believe one of his opponents, Michele Bachmann, is Jewish.
Discussion: GOP 12 and The New Republic
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Marc A. Thiessen / Washington Post:
Romney's plan to beat Perry  —  DOVER, N.H.  —  Rick Perry may have jumped to the front of the GOP pack in national polls, but here in first-in-the-nation New Hampshire Mitt Romney still holds an 18-point lead.  When I asked Romney about Perry during a recent campaign swing through the Granite State …
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Romney's attack strategy against Perry: Mediscaring?
CNN:
TRENDING: New CNN Poll: Perry sits atop GOP field
Hillel Italie / Associated Press:
Bachmann memoir coming in November
Chris Moody / Yahoo! News:
No, Bachmann did not ask a crowd, ‘Who likes white people?’  —  An edited video that makes it appear as if Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann asked an Iowa crowd, “Who likes white people?” is quickly spreading around the Web.  However, if you watch the full …
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Ken Layne / Wonkette:
VIDEO: Michele Bachmann Asks White People, ‘Who Likes White People?’  —  Who likes white people?  Uhh, everybody except for black people and brown people and yellow people, we guess?  Also, many actual white people don't much like white people, having read a history book or two.
Thomas Lifson / americanthinker.com:
Doubting Thomas No More  —  The conventional wisdom on Justice Clarence Thomas is that he is an unimaginative intellectual featherweight and a clown.  The way in which his reputation was traduced in his confirmation hearings and his notorious lack of interest in participating in oral arguments are cited as evidence.
Discussion: iOwnTheWorld.com
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Walter Russell Mead / Via Meadia:
New Blue Nightmare: Clarence Thomas and the Amendment of Doom
New York Times:
White House Issues Guides on Sept. 11 Observances  —  WASHINGTON — The White House has issued detailed guidelines to government officials on how to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, with instructions to honor the memory of those who died on American soil but also to recall …
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Fox News:
VFW Accuses White House of Snubbing Annual Convention  —  The Veterans of Foreign Wars convention this week will not feature a top-tier official from the Obama administration, a breach in tradition that the group's commander described as an “insult of the highest magnitude.”
Denise Lavoie / Associated Press:
Obama's uncle held by immigration authorities  —  FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama's uncle was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving in Massachusetts, told police he planned to arrange bail through the White House and is being held without bail by federal immigration officials, authorities said Monday.
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Dave Wedge / Boston Herald:
Obama's uncle arrested in Framingham on drunken driving charge
Discussion: Sky Dancing, Mediaite and Law Blog
The Politico:
Black leaders turn up heat on Obama  —  If there's anything close to a political certainty in 2012, it's that Barack Obama will get more than 90 percent of the African-American vote.  —  But that doesn't mean every black Obama supporter will vote for him happily - nor does it guarantee …
Discussion: National Review
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Hayley Peterson / Campaign 2012:
Three minutes, two teleprompters  —  President Obama required two heavy-duty teleprompters on Monday during a three-minute speech in which he nominated Alan Krueger to serve as chairman of his Council of Economic Advisers.  —  “I am very pleased to appoint Alan and I look forward to working with him …
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Israel Hayom:
Isi Leibler  —  Justifying murder - an abomination  —  Since the Middle Ages, and even before, we have encountered marginal Jews who turned against their own people.  Among apostates to Christianity there were those who wrote inflammatory libels against the Jewish people, paving the way for pogroms …
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Dave Reaboi / Big Journalism:
Jerusalem Post Writer Fired for Justifying Palestinian Terror
Discussion: iOwnTheWorld.com and Theo Spark
John Hinderaker / Power Line:
The Gibson Guitar Saga Gets Steadily Curiouser  —  These days, you can't keep up with all the news.  There is just too much going on.  So inevitably, there are interesting stories that you have to catch up with when you can, like a moving train.  The Justice Department's raid on four Gibson guitar factories is in that category.
Joseph W. McQuaid / unionleader.com:
Joe McQuaid's Publisher's Notes  —  The waitresses at the Red Arrow Diner in Manchester weren't happy with the Mitt Romney picture they have on their wall of fame.  It's out of focus, they told him the other morning.  —  As he was about to leave, one of them grabbed him by the arm.
Irene Coverage / Yahoo! News:
Israel says Gaza gets anti-plane arms from Libya  —  JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinians in Gaza have acquired anti-aircraft and anti-tank rockets from Libya during its six-month civil war, enlarging but not significantly improving their arsenal, Israeli officials said on Monday.
Bruce Bartlett / Economix:
The Case Against a Payroll Tax Cut  —  Bruce Bartlett held senior policy roles in the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations and served on the staffs of Representatives Jack Kemp and Ron Paul.  —  It's rare for Republicans to find a tax cut they don't support, but last week …
New York Post:
Warren Buffett, hypocrite  —  This one's truly, uh ... rich: Billionaire Warren Buffett says folks like him should have to pay more taxes — but it turns out his firm, Berkshire Hathaway, hasn't paid what it's already owed for years.  —  That's right: As Americans for Limited Government …
Spiegel Online:
WikiLeaks  —  Related articles, background features and opinions about this topic.  —  Leak at WikiLeaks  —  Accidental Release of US Cables Endangers Sources  —  Supporters of Julian Assange's WikiLeaks organization accidentally released unredacted US diplomatic cables onto the Internet.
Financial Times:
Chinese tycoon seeks to buy tract of Iceland  —  By Andrew Ward in Stockholm and Leslie Hook in Beijing  —  A Chinese tycoon plans to buy a vast tract of Icelandic land for a $100m tourism project which critics fear could give Beijing a strategic foothold in the North Atlantic.
Discussion: Boing Boing
Byron York / Campaign 2012:
One in four Democrats wants to dump Obama  —  A new poll by CNN and ORC International finds that 27 percent of Democrats would like to see their party nominate a candidate other than Barack Obama for president in 2012.  —  In response to the question, “Do you think the Democratic party …
Jordan Schrader / The News Tribune:
Ranger's widow expelled from Rumsfeld book signing  —  Two people were removed from a Donald Rumsfeld book signing Friday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, including the Yelm widow of an Army Ranger who blames the military for her husband's suicide.  —  Security officers for the former secretary …
 
 
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