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4:40 PM ET, February 7, 2015

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Robert Michael Phillips / Palm Beach Post:
West Palm Beach man who lists ‘drug dealer’ as occupation arrested  —  A West Palm Beach man who listed his occupation on an arrest report as “drug dealer” was arrested Tuesday and faces a host of charges, many of them involving drugs.  —  Robert Michael Phillips has been arrested …
Dean Obeidallah / The Daily Beast:
There's No Such Thing as ‘Radical Islam.’ There Are Only Terrorists Who Are Muslim  —  ISIS is about as Islamic as the KKK is Christian.  They just use religion.  Their real agenda is political.  Get with it.  —  How many Muslims does ISIS have to slaughter before people will stop calling the group “Islamic” anything?
Discussion: The Glittering Eye
D.R. Tucker / Washington Monthly:
Empire State of Mind  —  Add me to the list of those who want to see the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Brooklyn.  Granted, I would have really preferred to see the convention in Boston again, notwithstanding some of the logistical headaches that accompanied the 2004 convention.
Fox News:
Obama administration issues 5.5M work permits to non-citizens; critics call it ‘shadow’ immigration system  —  FILE: June 18, 2014: U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. (AP)  —  Since 2009, the Obama administration …
John Hinderaker / Power Line:
The New York Times Commits One of Its Funniest Blunders Ever  —  Via Don Surber and Logan Dobson, another knee-slapper from the editorial board of the New York Times.  The paper published an editorial attacking Scott Walker yesterday.  Nothing noteworthy about that, except that the Times kept calling him “Mr. Scott.”
Discussion: New York Times and Althouse
scc-csc.lexum.com:
2015 SCC 5  —  File No.: 35591.  —  2014: October 15; 2015: February 6.  —  Present: McLachlin C.J. and LeBel, Abella, Rothstein, Cromwell, Moldaver, Karakatsanis, Wagner and Gascon JJ.  —  on appeal from the court of appeal for british columbia
Daily Mail:
Insider says Obama administration ‘sent a message’ to black Democratic lawmakers that they should skip Netanyahu speech to Congress, as Biden says he'll be a no-show  — Congressional Black Caucus chairman G.K. Butterfield and civil rights icon John Lewis, both federal lawmakers, will bail on the Israeli PM's speech
Page Six:
Rosie O'Donnell quits ‘The View’ and splits with wife  —  Rosie O'Donnell on the set of “The View”  —  Rosie O'Donnell and her wife, Michelle Rounds, have split, and O'Donnell will leave “The View” next week to concentrate on her family's well-being, Page Six can exclusively reveal.
New York Times:
Stream of Foreign Wealth Flows to Elite New York Real Estate  —  Credit: Todd Heisler/The New York Times  —  On the 74th floor of the Time Warner Center, Condominium 74B was purchased in 2010 for $15.65 million by a secretive entity called 25CC ST74B L.L.C. It traces to the family of Vitaly Malkin …
Discussion: Gawker and The Awl
Miranda Blue / Right Wing Watch:
Coulter: College Loans Are Subsidy For Teaching Kids To Hate Republicans And White People  —  Ann Coulter is not a fan of President Obama's plan to provide tuition-free community college, or of federal college loans in general.  Coulter told Florida radio host Joyce Kaufman on Monday …
Discussion: FreakOutNation
Nicole Perez / Albuquerque Journal:
Parents shot by 2-year-old charged with child abuse  —  Paramedics transport Monique Villescas to the hospital Saturday.  Police say the woman was shot by her 2-year-old son, and she now faces a child abuse charge.  (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)
Discussion: FOX News Radio and Raw Story
Brian Tashman / Right Wing Watch:
Ted Nugent: Sarah Palin The ‘Perfect Example’ Of Founding Fathers' Vision  —  In an interview last month with Lars Larson, National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent blamed President Obama's election on people who forgot that “Martin Luther King died so that we would someday judge …
Discussion: Raw Story and FOX News Radio
 
 
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Kareem Fahim / New York Times:
Bloody Day In Baghdad As Blasts Kill Dozens
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Miranda Blue / Right Wing Watch:
Janet Mefferd Slams Interfaith ‘Garbage’ At National Prayer Breakfast, Suggests Christians Stop Attending
Discussion: FOX News Radio
Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
‘Amnesty Bonuses’ in Tax Code: Illegal Immigrants to Receive Earned Income Tax Credit
Discussion: TPNN and Rush Limbaugh
Anomaly / FreakOutNation:
Woman Beats Best Friend To Death During Argument Over ‘Presidential Politics’
Discussion: FOX News Radio
Politico:
Wyoming turns down Medicaid expansion
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Jeff Himmelman / New York Times:
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John Herrman / The Awl:
The Next Internet Is TV
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Shelby Sebens / Reuters:
Allegations against Oregon governor ‘troubling’: attorney general
Jennifer Jacobs / Des Moines Register:
Sources: Biden to make Iowa trip next week
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Republican Switches Parties Over Mississippi Refusal To Expand Medicaid
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