MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Blue Dogs' ideas do not equal deficit control - Matthew Yglesias
Social networks and crowd wisdom - M. Parlett, TechRepublican
EFCA's state of play - Peter Kirsanow, The Corner
Chart of the day - Kevin Drum, Mother Jones
What a state-run GM could do - Dave Lindorff, BuzzFlash
Protecting a lousy, overpriced product - Natasha Chart, Open Left
It could be worse - John, Powerline
Pixie dust has many, many uses - John Cole, Balloon Juice
What about June 5th? - Derek Scissors, The Foundry
No compass, no key, no direction - Abe Greenwald, contentions
Sometimes a stopover's just a stopover - S. Benen, Political Animal
Capitol Visitor Center briefly flooded - Sommer Mathis, DCist
Catch-and-release in Gulf of Arden - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Department of corrections - Ezra Klein
GM's 535 new directors - Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), Townhall

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Intel firestorm: GOP reveals briefing info - The Hill
Job losses slow; Unemployment at 9.4 percent - New York Times
GM to sell Saturn to Roger Penske - Associated Press
Ford shows off Wall Street savvy - Detroit News