Thursday, July 5

Fausta on NPR Talking About Democratic Presidential Debate

Listen to the interview on Michell Martin's "Tell Me More" I was originaly invited to be part of the conversation, but I had scheduling conflict, so I suggested they invite Fausta. Sounds like they had a great conversation. Here is the link to the NPR audio player.

Tuesday, July 3

On My Radar This Morning...

These clips are compiled daily by the House Republican Conference  and I get them in my email in-box. They are my daily "Starting Point" for blogging ideas.
 

Immigration

NY Times

Opinion: Use Social Security to Seal the Border

Opinion: The Founding Immigrants

The Hill

House Republicans vow to take the offensive on immigration

Washington Times

Editorial: The county and immigration enforcement

Opinion: A way forward on immigration 

 

Must Reads

Washington Times

House GOP faults 'broken promises'

 

GWOT/Iraq

NY Times

U.S. Says Iran Helped Iraqis Kill Five G.I.'s

Editorial: Through Others' Eyes

Wall Street Journal

In Strategy Shift,  Gates Envisions Iraq Troop Cuts

Washington Times

Security on alert ahead of attacks

Editorial: Terrorism is not the West's fault

 

UK Terrorism

LA Times

3 doctors among British bomb suspects

USA Today

Terrorists score some success even in failures

Wall Street Journal

Terror Attacks Resemble '04 Plot

The Independent

Terror plot hatched in British hospitals

Agenda/Lawmakers

NY Times

Legislation Could Be Path to Closing Guantánamo

Editorial: Affordable Housing

Wall Street Journal

Review and Outlook: Minimum Wage, Jobless Kids

The Hill

Dems home in on energy policy during week's recess

Opinion: Health IT - for everyone  

 

Administration

LA Times

Opinion: Constitutional smackdown

USA Today

Talks 'very substantial,' Putin says

CSM

Bush and Congress locked in power dispute

Washington Post

A Disappointing Term

 

Scooter Libby

NY Times

Commutation Doesn't Equal a Full Pardon

Bush Spares Libby 30-Month Jail Term

For Bush, Action in Libby Case Was a Test of Will

Editorial: Soft on Crime

LA Times

Bush's move cheers conservative base

Bush spares Libby from prison

USA Today

Bush spares Libby from prison

Wall Street Journal

Sparing Libby Cuts Two Ways

Review and Outlook: Bush and Libby

Chicago Tribune

Bush spurned lobbying, Justice in Libby decision

Analysis: Unbowed Bush grants a get-out-of-jail-free card

Editorial: Do the crime, do the time

NY Daily News

Bush buddy Scooter's spared the time

Move 'corrupt' or correct? It depends on who you ask

The Hill

Bush commutes Libby's jail time

Politico

Bush commutes Libby prison sentence

Washington Post

Bush Commutes Libby's Prison Sentence

A Decision Made Largely Alone

Editorial: Too Much Mercy

Washington Times

Bush commutes Libby's prison sentence

 

SCOTUS

NY Times

Clues to the New Dynamic on the Supreme Court

 

2008

LA Times

Hillary Clinton aims to win over doubters

McCain slips in money race

USA Today

Marlow, N.H., will finally get its 'presidential' visit

NY Daily News

Old media vs. new in '08 Prez run

The Hill

Editorial: Obama drama

Politico

Like it or not, competence could be back

Money woes signal McCain malaise

Opinion: Romney's faith 'problem' could be blessing

July 4 parade will have extra star power

Washington Post

McCain Again Falls Short of Cash Goals

In Iowa, Clinton Relies Heavily on Husband's Star Power

Obama Takes Lead In Money Raised

Washington Times

Clinton hails Hillary as lone leader in pack

 

Items of Interest

LA Times

Holiday treat: Gas prices fall

USA Today

Holiday travel may cost more in time, trouble

Wall Street Journal

How Conservatives Enhanced Online Voice

NY Daily News

Sicko says peacock deserved to die

Politico

Blockbusters take aim at political pariahs

 Rove fails where his hero succeeded

Washington Post

Putin Proposes Broader Cooperation on Missile Defense

Opinion: A Local Lesson That Democrats Fail

Washington Times

Putin pushes radar site in Russia

Editorial: 'Balancing' schools and race