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Ned Lamont
From the AP

A Vast Right- and Indie-Wing Conspiracy?

After Dick Cheney and Joe Lieberman both said that Ned Lamont’s Senate primary victory counted as a win for the terrorists, Lamont told the AP, “It surprised me ... it seemed almost orchestrated.”
We were going to headline this “A Vast Right- and Left-Wing Conspiracy,” but couldn’t—now that Lieberman has given the middle finger to the left.

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
AP / Mehr News, Sajjad Safari

Iranian Leader Starts Blog

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, has launched a personal Web log. His first entry scooped Gawker.com with the world’s first pictures of Tom Cruise’s and Katie Holmes’ baby, Suri.
Kidding.
The blog post rails against the U.S. and Israel, natch.

  • Hey, Arabic Farsi speakers: read the blog

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    Jill Carroll
    From the Christian Science Monitor

    Kidnapped Reporter Carroll: I Pleaded for a Quick Death

    Jill Carroll, the 28-year-old Christian Science Monitor freelancer who was held captive in Iraq for almost three months earlier this year, has gone public for the first time with the story of her ordeal. She recalls beseeching one of her captors to use a gun to kill her—rather than a knife—when it seemed her execution was imminent.

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    ceasefire
    AP / Emilio Morenatti

    Cease-Fire Goes Into Effect; More Fighting Possible

    Even though Israel has halted its attacks in the wake of the U.N.-brokered peace deal, Hezbollah says it is “our natural right” to fight any Israeli troops remaining in Lebanon. And many Israeli soldiers will, in fact, remain—until an international peacekeeping force reaches the area.

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    Soldiers Sue Army Over Mysterious Illness

    A number of American troops from the same unit in Iraq recently discovered they were all suffering from a mysterious set of illnesses.  Though their doctors couldn?t determine the source of the sickness, the soldiers came to believe their exposure to depleted uranium munitions was to blame, and decided to sue the U.S. Army.

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    Lebanon Postpones Crucial Cease-Fire Meeting

    The Lebanese cabinet has indefinitely postponed talks on the implementation of the impending cease-fire between Israel and Hezbollah.  According to the BBC, ?the issue of Hezbollah’s disarmament and its military presence in southern Lebanon continues to cause major tensions within the fragile government.?

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    head games
    From true.com

    Researcher: Men’s and Women’s Brains Wired Differently

    In her new book “The Female Brain,” a UCSF neuropsychiatrist writes, “Women have an eight-lane superhighway for processing emotion, while men have a small country road.” Men, however, “have O’Hare Airport as a hub for processing thoughts about sex, where women have the airfield nearby that lands small and private planes.”

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    baby crazy
    From Glamour

    Infertile in a Baby-Crazed World

    Glamour magazine runs a thoughtful piece about how we’re witnessing “a rampaging, almost hysterical fixation on pregnancy and babies and how having them will transform your life and allow you to reach nirvana”—and about the effect that’s having on the infertile among us.

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    Bill Kristol
    From ThinkProgress

    Kristol: Lamont Victory a Win for the Terrorists

    We usually don’t link to people so inveterately immune to things like evidence and actual expert opinion, but if you really want to see delusion in the flesh, check out Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol talking about how Ned Lamont’s victory helped the terrorists.

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    Russ Feingold
    From ABC News

    Feingold: Lieberman ‘Doesn’t Get It’

    The hard-charging senator from Wisconsin swatted down Sen. Joe Lieberman’s claim that pulling out of Iraq would only embolden future would-be plane-bombing terrorists: ?Joe is showing with that regrettable statement that he doesn?t get it. He doesn?t get it.”

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