Pajamas Media: News Digest – 29th April 2011

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DIGEST Friday April 29, 2011

Rifts in Iran’s Leadership. Plus: Secret Meetings with Obama Admin?

by ‘Reza Kahlili’

Recent events in Iran have exposed serious rifts between Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Plus, reports claim the U.S. is, inexplicably, still trying to talk the Iranians back from the nuclear brink.

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Born To Be Mild

by Richard Fernandez

For the New Yorker, which defines Obama as a non-ideological leader, having the president “Leading From Behind” in Libya is a feature, not a bug.

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Crappy Days Are Here Again

by Stephen Green

Some think that five dollar gas and five dollar bread will ruin Obama’s election chances. I’m worried that five billion dollar gas and breadlines will ruin this country. (In a related post, don’t miss Ed Driscoll on “The 44th President and his Multiple Catch-22s.”)

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History Rhymes at the San Francisco Chronicle

by Ed Driscoll

Yesterday, the Obama Administration punished a reporter from the same paper where he once cheerfully gave his quotes on bankrupting the coal industry and causing skyrocketing energy prices in early 2008.

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America’s Fiscal High Noon

by Mary Claire Kendall

Beyond today’s myriad fiscal woes, we’re just months away from a potential economic Pearl Harbor, and yet all we hear from President Barack Obama and company is happy talk.

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Six Reasons Why Latinos May Stay Home on Election Day

by Ruben Navarrette Jr.

The Latino community’s disgust for Obama has turned into contempt for the man and his policies.

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Issa Demands Justice Dept. Answer Project Gunrunner Subpoenas

by Patrick Richardson

Said Issa: “If you made a decision this felony stupid you shouldn’t be making decisions any longer on behalf of the American people.”

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Al-Qaeda ‘Emirates’ in Eastern Libya?

by John Rosenthal

An al-Qaeda spokesman cited in an Arabic-language daily appeared to confirm the terror group’s presence in the eastern Libyan rebellion — until the spokesman denied he ever said it.

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PJM Exclusive: A Massacre in Syria (Content Warning)

by Farid Ghadry

April 27, Hawleh: Video of Assad’s forces spraying bullets at a crowd.

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