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6:40 PM ET, February 21, 2015


 Top Items: 
New York Post:
Giuliani: Obama influenced by communists since youth  —  Rudy Giuliani doubled down on his claims that President Obama doesn't “love America” in an interview with The Post Friday — claiming the commander-in-chief has been influenced by communists since his youth.
Rudy Giuliani says he's received death threats over Obama remarks  —  Rudy Giuliani says he is getting death threats at his office in the wake of controversial comments that President Barack Obama doesn't love America.  —  The former New York mayor told CNN on Friday that the majority …
Alexandra Jaffe / CNN:
Rudy Giuliani's Obama critique puts 2016ers in a bind  —  14 things President Obama loves 01:01  —  Washington (CNN)Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani's comments that he doesn't think President Barack Obama “loves America” have put potential Republican presidential contenders in a bind …
Stephen Collinson / CNN:
Rudy Giuliani's fall from America's Mayor  —  Story highlights  —  Washington (CNN)Rudy wouldn't be Rudy if he backed down.  —  But by amplifying his charge that President Barack Obama doesn't love America, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani appears ready to risk sullying the powerful mythology …
Craig Gilbert / JSOnline:
Scott Walker won't criticize Giuliani, won't opine on Obama and love of country
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Celeste Katz / NY Daily News:
Rudy Giuliani clarifies Obama comments by claiming the President has been influenced by communism, socialism
Arit John / Bloomberg Business:
Here's What the DNC Thinks Will Help Democrats Win More Elections  —  Four months after losing the 2012 presidential election, the GOP released a 100-page ‘autopsy’ report, an analysis of what went wrong and how to fix it.  Among other things, the autopsy said that the Republican Party …
Discussion: TIME and Twitchy
Mario Trujillo / The Hill:
Dems: This is why we lost in 2014  —  The Democratic Party lacks a “single narrative” and must tighten its pitch to voters in order to compete in future elections, an interim report from the Democratic National Committee found.  —  The report released at the party's winter meeting recommended forming …
Discussion: Political Wire
Nicole Garcia / FOX 10 News:
Prank call leads to heavy destruction of Circle K store  —  Windows broken, merchandise destroyed; a Circle K store was left so damaged it was forced to close.  —  It wasn't the work of vandals; it was done by store employees.  —  Police say the employees thought they were following instructions …
Discussion: NY Daily News and Raw Story
Erica Ritz /
Historian David Barton Takes Apart Obama's Claim That ‘Islam Has Been Woven Into the Fabric of Our Country Since Its Founding’  —  After President Barack Obama said this week that “Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding,” Glenn Beck asked historian David Barton …
Daily Mail:
‘They have learned our secrets’: CNN ridiculed after ludicrous claim that ISIS is luring women with kittens and Nutella  — Also claimed using emojis to talk about Nutella made life under the terrorist group seem more appealing to women  — They have been posting images of themselves posing …
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
Pressure builds on GOP as deadline to fund DHS nears  —  Pressure is building on Republicans to avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department amid an escalating battle over President Obama's immigration policies.  —  The GOP leaders are being squeezed from one side …
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Wendy Kaminer / Washington Post:
The progressive ideas behind the lack of free speech on campus  —  Wendy Kaminer is the author of eight books, including “A Fearful Freedom: Women's Flight From Equality.”  —  Is an academic discussion of free speech potentially traumatic?  A recent panel for Smith College alumnae aimed at …
Discussion: Cafe Hayek
Steven Hayward / Power Line:
The Week in Pictures: Harfing Biden Edition  —  Oh my goodness, after a week like this, we almost need two photo/cartoon/meme spreads.  This week's is without doubt the biggest and most politically incorrect Week in Pictures ever, and that's before you get to the special video bonus …
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Anomaly / FreakOutNation:
13-Year-Old Arrested For Making Second Amendment Threat Against Middle School
Discussion: Liberaland, WFAA-TV and FOX News Radio
Guardian ‘changed Iraq article to avoid offending Apple’
Mike Pence still considering presidential race
Discussion: Political Wire
Mike Konczal /
The One Where Larry Summers Demolished the Robots and Skills Arguments
Phil Stewart / Reuters:
New U.S. defense chief: withdrawal from Afghanistan under review
Discussion: The Week and The Long War Journal
Agence France-Presse:
Ukraine prisoner swap under way on frontline
Discussion: BuzzFeed
 Earlier Items: 
Patrick Marley / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Female inmate in Wisconsin ordered to do jumping jacks during strip search
Discussion: FOX News Radio
Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D. / C-FAM:
Obama Tells Faith-Based Groups they Must Refer Refugee Children for Abortions
Discussion: RedState and The Gateway Pundit
Cesar Vargas / The Hill:
Mr. President, don't back down on immigration
Julie Zauzmer / Washington Post:
Defendant allegedly asked about hit man to kill child witnesses
The Huffington Post:
Two House Bills Would End Federal Prohibition Of Marijuana
Yemen's former leader flees to Aden
Discussion: The Week and Booman Tribune

From Mediagazer:

Shelby Talcott / Semafor:
Sources: NBC has demanded Donald Trump's campaign remove a video with audio deceptively edited to seem like it's from an NBC reporter after the third GOP debate

Benjamin Mullin / New York Times:
Sources: Shari Redstone has held talks with Skydance to sell a controlling stake in National Amusements, the parent company of MTV, CBS, and Paramount's studio

Dasha Litvinova / Associated Press:
Russia places journalist and author Masha Gessen on a wanted list after opening a criminal case on charges of spreading “false information” about Russia's army

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