MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Income and spending flat in June - Daniel Indiviglio, The Atlantic
Paging Tea party activists - Erick Erickson, RedState
Fed mulling shift - Matthew Yglesias
Why centrists should vote GOP in 2010 - John Hawkins, Right Wing News
The most negative campaign season ever? - Political Ticker
Obama embraces continual war - Paul Rosenberg, Open Left
A right wing war on science? - Chris Field, Townhall
Sharron Angle said what?! - Steve Benen, Political Animal
Hezbollah: Zionist spies deserve death - G. Schoenfeld, Weekly Standard
The virtues of Ryan's roadmap - Ezra Klein
Action figure hits 20 percent - Jim Geraghty, Campaign Spot
Kagan debate starts today - Joan McCarter, Daily Kos
Nanny of the month: San Francisco - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Lay down with dogs - Josh Marshall, TalkingPointsMemo
Bin Laden would bomb the Cordoba initiative - Jeffrey Goldberg

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Centrist Senate Dems may offer oil spill liability compromise - The Hill
Challenge mounted to limits on legal services in terror cases - NYT
U.S. tries lessons of Baghdad in Kandahar - Washington Post