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Charlie Pierce: We're Going To Have Another Whitewater Summer

As Esquire's Charlie Pierce relayed to Stephanie Miller this Tuesday morning, between Benghazi, Benghazi!, BENGHAZI!, the IRS and now the Associated Press phone records, get ready for a really long summer of scandal mongering from Republicans the the beltway Villagers.

When Did The Associated Press Become Fox News For Print?

Once upon a time -- back when I worked in newsrooms and edited wire copy for a living -- the Associated Press was more or less the standard for button-down, straight-down-the-middle news reportage and analysis. If anything, it erred on the bland

AP: CIA Stops Al-Qaida Plot To Destroy U.S.-Bound Airliner

Oh no, not another underwear bomber! Now this will be used to justify even more intrusive TSA searches. Oh well! At least some lives were probably saved: The CIA thwarted an ambitious plot by al-Qaida's affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound

May 7, 1945 - Jumping The Gun.

May 7, 1945 - News of the unconditional surrender of Germany and the quick rebuttal that no, it really wasn't the official surrender of Germany.

2 Students Injured In Gardena High School Shooting

It might be accidental, but there's no question that a student brought a gun to school, put it in his backpack, and now two students are in the hospital after being injured by gunshots. Via KTLA-Los Angeles: A Gardena High School student