Need To Read, August 13, 2009

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Some must-reads from around the web:

Is the White House ignoring an economic time bomb?

Why Australia’s cap and trade plan failed.

DiFi’s office swamped with misdirected Organizing for America volunteers.

Newt Gingrich: for death panels before he was against them.

Obama’s first rendition?

Why editors are awesome, despite jokes you may have heard suggesting otherwise.

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