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8:53 AM, Jan 7, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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Surprise: Humorless Media Matters unable to decipher ridiculous, humorous attack on them.

The Daily Grind

Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) is facing calls for retirement in light of bad poll numbers.

Kos now calling for Lincoln to retire.

Emily's List founder retires. The Washington Post manages to write this story without using the word, "abortion."

And, one more: Embattled Democratic mayor of Baltimore to resign.

CNN takes a look at Andy Stern's shady lobbying.

Arab-American high-school students in Dearborn, Mich. cause controversy with 9/11-themed Class of 2011 t-shirts.

I shudder to think what will "shock" us more than we've already been shocked in the Christmas bomber case.

"So discretionary domestic spending now stands at $536 billion, up nearly 24% from President George W. Bush's last full year budget in fiscal 2008 of $433.6 billion." And, that doesn't count the stimulus.

Schadenfreude alert: "As the midterm election year opens, the euphoria among Democrats that accompanied President Obama's inauguration has disappeared."

"Veteran political handicapper Stuart Rothenberg said it's possible that Brown could get 40%, or more, of the popular vote. That would be framed as a moral victory for Republicans and a warning shot for Democrats in an overwhelmingly Democratic state."

Newsweek: If Obama can engage with Iran, he can engage with Dick Cheney.

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