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The Comeback Id

Interesting timing: A new Vanity Fair article is ruffling feathers with statements implying that former President Bill Clinton has engaged in a series of extramarital affairs with high-profile women. The feature notes rumours of questionable relationships between Hillary Clinton’s husband and actress Gina Gershon and billionaire heiress Belinda Stronach, among others. In the Vanity Fair story, writer Todd S Purdum …

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Morning View – Cigar Maker

Trendy Hell’s Kitchen Cuban restaurant Guantanamera stations a guy rolling cigars out front on the sidewalk – so youse’ll know they’re all authentic and shit. You get a free cigar with your meal, but you have to ask for it.

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Gay Marriage Ban Qualifies For CA Ballot

Not really big news as the haters had twice the necessary signatures: An initiative that would again outlaw gay marriage in California has qualified for the November ballot, the Secretary of State announced Monday. California Secretary of State Debra Bowen said a random check of signatures submitted by the measure’s sponsors showed that they had gathered enough names for it …

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Hillary Dismantles Advance Campaign Staff

Ben Smith at Politco.com is reporting that Hillary Clinton’s “advance” staff has been summoned to New York City for a meeting tomorrow. The staffers have been told that their roles in the Clinton campaign are ending. The advance staffers — most of them now in Puerto Rico, South Dakota, and Montana — are being given the options of going to …

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Guest Post: Bil Browning
Would That Be BitingTheHandThatFedMe.org?

Bil Browning of The Bilerico Project here, guest blogging for JMG. Bob Dole has decided to let all hang out. The former presidential candidate made public an e-mail he sent to former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan after hearing details of McClellan’s new tell-all book. I’m just going to go out on a limb here and guess that he’s …

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And Now The End Is Near

Via FireDogLake, watch Hillary Clinton supporter Harriet Christian completely meltdown after being thrown out of the DNC Rules & Bylaws Committee meeting on Florida and Michigan. As Dan Savage notes, “with Democrats like this, who needs Republicans?” Ms. Christian is an embarrassment to New Yorkers.Talking Points Memo reports on the meeting’s outcome: In a huge blow to Hillary’s hopes, such …

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Watching America

An interesting site, Watching America, provides translated commentary about the United States from the world press. Check out a letter to the Moscow Times in which a NYC-based Russian emigre claims that “America isn’t much better than the USSR.” (Via – Pam’s House Blend)

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Brain Surgery For Ted Kennedy Today

Ted Kennedy will undergo surgery on his brain tumor today at Duke Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Kennedy, 76, was diagnosed last month with a malignant glioma, an often lethal type of brain tumor. In a statement, the senator said he expected to remain at the hospital for about a week, after which he would begin radiation treatment and …

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