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FROM THE BLOGS:

Obama’s deadly pattern of ignoring al Qaeda comes to light

Until recently, President Obama has been very lucky when it comes to fighting al Qaeda, writes Kristinn Taylor at Brietbart.com.

The Commission on Presidential Debates misses the Internet boat — again
The Atlantic’s Micah Sifry says the Commission on Presidential Debates is missing opportunities to adopt new media techniques.

Illegal DREAM amnesty creates facts on the ground
National Review’s Mark Krikorian suggests a more modest approach to reform the United States immigration system.

5 ways president Romney would screw the 47 percent

The Huffington Post’s Adam Levin lists some reasons Romney’s economic policies will hurt the "47 percent."


OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

GOP: Libya Consulate’s cry for help ignored

Reps. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) say they were informed by whistleblowers that the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, requested greater security before its attack, according to The Hill's Julian Pecquet.

Romney team deploys their secret weapon

Ann Romney will have a more prominent role on the campaign trail, reports The Hill's Alicia M. Cohn.