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    On Bush Tax Cuts, Politics Daily makes the data fit the narrative

    At Politics Daily, Bruce Drake sticks with politics, and does so in grand “Interpret the data the way to best fit my narrative” style.

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    Why did Politics Daily's Andrew Cohen highlight "poison" in his column to an Ex-girlfriend (updated)

    Stalking a woman – on her wedding day – who spurned you is cause for termination in my book. And that’s exactly what Politics Daily legal analyst Andrew Cohen deserves after penning a column titled “On Her Wedding Day, Saying the Things Left Unsaid”

    From WashingtonCityPaper.com:

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    Secret Communication Sent to Wikileaks by a Private? I Just Don't Believe This Story.

    Yesterday or the day before that, as we all know Wikileaks dumped 76,000 secret documents onto their site, and are editing another 15,000 or something like that to dump soon, for all the world to see. And to tell you the truth, I have little to say about Julian Assange, except, who in the hell told him that hairstyle was flattering. He looks like a broke down, Diane Sawyer.

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    Obama to appear on “The View” – But not with Elisabeth Hasselbeck

    WASHINGTON – Barack Obama will become the first sitting President to appear on a daytime talk show, as he will join the ladies of “The View” later this week – with one notable exception.

    “The Obama Administration made it perfectly clear that he would not appear on the show if Elisabeth Hasselbeck is even allowed on the set,” said an insider at “The View.” “And no one here seems to have a problem with that.”

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    Worst Economy Ever

    Meet Eric Roberts, acclaimed movie actor, older brother to Julia Roberts, he stars in:  Worst Economy Ever, a new series,  created by me, with exactly one entry.

    This economy is so bad, Eric Roberts had to take a job as an actor on The Young and the Restless. Yikes!

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    What Shirley Sherrod really said (full video)

    After Andrew Breitbart released an edited video (that Fox News ran with) that took her words out of context, Shirley Sherrod was fired from the USDA and lambasted by the NAACP. CNN has a good recap of the entire story.

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    Lindsay Lohan jailed after shootout with Police – had planned terrorist killing spree

    Lindsay Lohan, described by her mother as angry at left-wing politicians, opened fire on California Highway Patrol officers on an Oakland freeway. Officers later found plans for a possible terrorist act against the public in Lohan’s possession.

    Lohan was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder for shooting at the CHP officers and Oakland police said he may face other charges.

    Investigators examining the scene of the early morning gun battle believe Lohan had plans to carry out a possibly massive violent act before being stopped by CHP.

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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning – July 20, 2010

    Life

    Life: Sometimes you’re the penguin, sometimes you’re the whale.

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    Unemployment Extensions: After Obama put on the pressure, it looks like Unemployment insurance will be extended for the next three months – right up until a couple of weeks before the election.

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    Why Can't Education Reporters Read?

    Last week The Delta Cost Project, a non-profit that studies the cost of higher education, released a detailed report on revenue and expenses at American colleges and universities over ten years: "Trends in College Spending, 1998-2008." The report broke down the various sources of revenue, the different activities on which money was spent, and most interestingly the rate of increase

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    Conservative carpet-bombing of the media – a 24/7 affair

    While the “liberal media” was sleeping, Conservatives were busy carpet-bombing the U.S. media. Here’s a partial look at how two prominent Conservative think tanks got their messages out over the past day:

    Heritage Foundation

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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning – July 14, 2010

    Monsters
    The arrival of heavily armed monsters barely caused a stir with most Americans (HT Dvorak).

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    Small Banks Can Bite It: Seems the bailout of mega-banks has hurt smaller banks. But they can deal with it themselves.

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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning – July 13, 2010

    Yes, they survived. See Boing Boing for more on a Holocaust Survivor, his daughter & Grand children dancing at concentration camps and memorials throughout Europe.

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    Cleveland Is Okay. Seriously.

    Friday morning I was in Cleveland, where all the news was about LeBron James. That afternoon, I got on a plane and flew to Not Cleveland in order to attend a wedding. Now I'm back.

    The wedding was delightful, except for one thing. Several people I spoke with were firmly convinced that the city of Cleveland was basically on fire. They were grateful that I had gotten out of town "before they burn it down." I blame ESPN for this.

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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning – July 9, 2010

    dexter
    LeBron James may be new to town, but he better learn that Miami belongs to Dexter Morgan.

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    Johannes Mehserle was convicted of involuntary manslaughter – the least possible sentence – after shooting an immobilized and unarmed Oscar Grant on the Oakland Subway system. Here’s how some media organizations described the aftermath:

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