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THURSDAY’s A.M. TOPS & P.M. UPDATES
Mother Jones: A photographic tally of what America is really leaving behind in Iraq.
Huff Post with videos made by guy who slashed Muslim cabbie — some on PTSD, plus a "Funny or Die." MIke Bloomberg on Daily Show tonight, no doubt defending "ground zero mosque."
Bill O’Reilly attended screening of porn classic "Devil in Miss Jones" for Boston Phoenix in 1974.
Girls will be boys: how Kinks song "Lola" describes "cross-dressing phase" of modern political economies. (h/t Barbara Bedway)
Top NYT scoop by FIlkins and Mazzetti: Top Karzai aide, accused of corruption, paid by CIA, it turns out, "underscoring deep contradictions in American policy there." And Times editorial hits Karzai on corruption.
More on NYC Muslim cab driver stabbed by passenger, a young film student. Statement by victim, whose four kids were all born in USA. Odd details on perp: former embed in Afghanistan, works w/ church group that backs controversial "mosque." Update: He kept an anti-Muslim rant diary.