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Must-Read Op-Eds for Thursday, February 22, 2012

02/23/12 01:41PM

OBAMA AS AN ALIENBY E.J. DIONNEWASHINGTON POSTThey say that President Obama is a Muslim, but if he isn’t, he’s a secularist who is waging war on religion. On some days he’s a Nazi, but on most others he’s merely a socialist. His especially creative opponents see him as having a “Kenyan anti-colonial worldview,” while the less adventurous say that he’s an elitist who spent too much time in Cambridge, Hyde Park and other excessively academic precincts. read more

Chris Christie on why he vetoed same-sex marriage bill in NJ

Chris Christie on why he vetoed same-sex marriage bill in NJ

02/23/12 10:46AM

This morning New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joined Morning Joe to talk about last night's Arizona debate and his reasons for vetoing a bill that would allow same-sex marriage in his state.Aside from Christie, the day's panel included New York Magazine's John Heilemann, former DLC chair Harold Ford Jr., and the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart, who is openly gay and frequently writes about gay issues.Here's how some of the conversation went (We'll be adding to the conversation):Joe Scarborough: I had heard before just generally, because we don’t focus a whole lot on social issues here. read more

Fashion tips from the Morning Joe crew

02/23/12 07:01AM

What happens when you get the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart, No Labels co-founder Mark McKinnon, New York Magazine's John Heilemann, former DLC chair Harold Ford Jr. and Joe and Mika together? You get a serious talk about fashion. read more

Morning Headlines: Thursday, Feb. 23

02/23/12 05:46AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Romney, Santorum clash in last debate before crucial primariesGOP rivals back arming Syria's rebels in wake of latest killingsDozens killed as at least 14 bombs rock Iraq in 2-hour periodGeorge Huguely guilty of 2nd-degree murder, sentenced to 26 yearsSantorum struggles to defend record in heated GOP debateU.S. and North Korea reopen nuclear talksGingrich claims Obama supported 'infanticide' read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Wednesday, February 22, 2012

02/22/12 08:10AM

THE REAL 'DOC FIX'EDITORIALNEW YORK TIMESThe reform law has created a slew of pilot projects, and some experts believe the country should wait to see how those turn out. But the leverage that would come with establishing a new Medicare reimbursement system should not be wasted. Congress should establish a fee schedule that pays doctors more if they leave fee-for-service and form organizations that will coordinate care or take on the financial risk of managing a patient's care for a year at a fixed fee. That will take away the incentive to perform numerous costly, unneeded services. read more

Morning Headlines: Wednesday, Feb. 22

02/22/12 05:51AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Super-PAC donors act as GOP kingmakersObama belts out the blues with B.B. King, Jagger and Buddy GuyVirginia governor shifts stand on ultrasounds before abortionsObama to propose cutting corporate tax to 28 percent, closing loopholesNew Zealand mourns quake victimsMitt Romney: Obama administration has 'fought against religion'Race-based admissions? Supreme Court to hear caseReports: 2 Western journalists killed in Syria read more

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