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Steve Gilliard, 1964-2007

It is with tremendous sadness that we must convey the news that Steve Gilliard, editor and publisher of The News Blog, passed away June 2, 2007. He was 42.

To those who have come to trust The News Blog and its insightful, brash and unapologetic editorial tone, we have Steve to thank from the bottom of our hearts. Steve helped lead many discussions that mattered to all of us, and he tackled subjects and interest categories where others feared to tread.

Please keep Steve's friends and family in your thoughts and prayers.

Steve meant so much to us.

We will miss him terribly.

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Video: The Nation's Max Blumenthal at CPAC 2007

Recommended by Firedoglake's TRex - check out his post on it here.

What a great job Max Blumenthal did at CPAC - from Malkin to Tancredoes* to David Horowitz to Ann Coulter - he did it all.

Bravo, Max. That took a lot of balls.

- posted by Jim in LA

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