Thursday morning talkers: Trump, Beck and the looming government shutdown

April 07, 2011|By Luke Broadwater


• Here come higher "Apprentice" ratings: Trump conducting Hawaiian investigation into Obama's birth. (Time)

• Seriously? Seriously?! Trump poll numbers very strong in GOP race. (WSJ)

• John Edwards says he'd kill himself before going to jail. (Mail Online)

• He's so tricky: Ghaddafi calls himself "leader of the revolution" in letter to Obama asking for war to end. (AP)

• GOP lawyer drafts papers for Obama impeachment. (Politico)

• Obama-Boehner fight over budget gets ugly. Country loses. (Fox News)

• Beck out at Fox News. (Daily Beast)

• Can Twitter predict the stock market? (Fast Company)

• Crying boy, 4, to be named honorary governor of New Jersey. (AP)

• The "pot candidate" to announce candidacy. (Fox News)

Quote of the Day

Now that's how you monger fear: "This [Ryan] plan would literally be a death trap for seniors,” - incoming DNC chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz. h/t Andrew Sullivan


• Now that's crazy: State continuing to ask for access to application's social media sites. (Frederick News Post)


• Humility, a study: In farewell comments, Beck compares himself to Paul Revere

• Flashback: Colbert predicts "Glennpocalypse"

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