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7:40 AM ET, June 11, 2012


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Shelby Grad / L.A. NOW:
Commerce Secretary John Bryson accused in hit-and-run crashes  —  Authorities are investigating a series of traffic collisions in the San Gabriel Valley involving U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson, authorities said Saturday.  —  Bryson was found unconscious in his vehicle and has been hospitalized, officials said.
Meghashyam Mali / The Hill:
Report: Commerce chief investigated for hit-and-run accidents  —  Commerce Secretary John Bryson is being investigated by law enforcement officials for allegedly causing two traffic accidents over the weekend, one of which left him injured.  —  A police spokesman from the San Gabriel Police Department …
Maria P. White / CNN:
Police: U.S. Commerce secretary cited in California hit-and-run accident  —  (CNN) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson was cited with felony hit-and-run after causing with two car accidents within minutes of one another in Southern California, a police spokesman told CNN early Monday.
Discussion: Jammie Wearing Fools
Commerce Secretary John Bryson investigated over weekend car crashes  —  Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson was found unconscious and alone in his car after a series of traffic collisions in California.  —  Police are investigating two traffic collisions allegedly caused …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Dylan Ratigan Leaving MSNBC  —  Dylan Ratigan, the opinionated and sometimes hotheaded television host, is leaving MSNBC, the cable channel where he has worked for the last three years.  —  Mr. Ratigan, whose news analysis show is now broadcast at 4 p.m. Eastern time, said in a telephone interview …
Fox News:
After Walker victory, Indiana governor suggests public unions should go  —  On the heels of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's history-making recall victory, the governor of nearby Indiana with his own record of curtailing union benefits suggested public-sector unions are past their prime and should be abolished.
Discussion: Pirate's Cove and The Conservatory
Julian Pecquet / The Hill:
Gov. Walker splits with Romney, says firemen, teachers aren't ‘big government’
Discussion: Ballot Box and CNN
CBS News:
“Face the Nation” transcript, June 10, 2012: Walker, O'Malley, Trumka
Discussion: Althouse
P.J. Gladnick / blogs:
Adbusters Admits OWS Flopped; Now Promoting ‘Flash Encampments’  —  The Occupy Wall Street movement was first proposed by the leftwing Canadian magazine, Adbusters.  However, now even they are forced to admit the obvious about the failure of their creation which you can read in their sad OWS obituary:
Discussion: Five Feet of Fury
The Sun:
PM left daughter aged 8 down pub  —  Camerons' nightmare  —  HORRIFIED David Cameron got home from a Sunday lunch with family and friends — and discovered he had left his eight-year-old daughter in the pub.  —  He dashed back and found little Nancy with staff at the Plough Inn in Cadsden, Bucks.
Discussion: Guardian, and New York Times
Dana Loesch /
A Date With The TSA *UPDATED: TSA's Own Rules  —  While leaving the Providence, Rhode Island gathering for the Franklin Center where the first annual Breitbart Awards were held, we were detained by the TSA and my husband was subjected to intrusive screenings based on the claim that he was covered in “nitrates.”
Discussion: protein wisdom
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Another Bank Bailout  —  Oh, wow — another bank bailout, this time in Spain.  Who could have predicted that?  —  The answer, of course, is everybody.  In fact, the whole story is starting to feel like a comedy routine: yet again the economy slides, unemployment soars, banks get into trouble …
Alexander Burns / Politico:
Priorities USA airing third Bain ad  —  Priorities USA Action argued in a memo yesterday that the Democratic assault on Mitt Romney's Bain Capital record was drawing blood from the GOP candidate.  —  Today, the pro-Obama super PAC is stepping up its message with a third negative ad targeting Romney's business background.
Discussion: CNN and New York Magazine
Fernanda Santos / New York Times:
Final Push in Race to Serve Out Giffords's House Term  —  TUCSON — The contest to fill the Congressional seat vacated by Gabrielle Giffords, the Democrat who survived an assassination attempt last year, has been widely referred to as the race for “Gabby's seat.”
Discussion: Politico and New York Magazine
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Michael Kranish / The Boston Globe:
In a world of super PACs, Mitt Romney rules
Discussion: Ballot Box
Jackie Calmes / The Caucus:
Romney Adviser Takes U.S. Political Debate Overseas
Discussion: PERRspectives and Politico
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz / Campaign Stops:
How Racist Are We? Ask Google
Meghashyam Mali / Ballot Box:
Obama tells activists ‘change is hard,’ in video message to Netroots Nation
Discussion: The Daily Beast and Hot Air
 Earlier Items: 
McCain: Obama responsible for leaks, Holder has no credibility
Discussion: ABCNEWS and Washington Wire
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
Eugenics, Past and Future
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Poppy Chic  —  I FLEW down to Houston last year to have lunch …
Elise Foley / The Huffington Post:
Mitch Daniels: Public-Sector Unions Shouldn't Exist
David Taintor /
TPM2012  —  Paul Krugman: If You Don't Know Someone Suffering …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit