Reason Morning Links

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• Newsroom cuts may hamper fight against the death penalty.

• Seizures of illegal immigrants on the southern border drop to lowest level since 1970s. Officials cite down economy, suggesting that maybe Mexicans come to the U.S. for jobs, not welfare and free health care, after all.

• Cheney expected to defend Bush record on torture, detainment, anti-terror policies in speech at the American Enterprise Institute today.

• FTC looking to regulate the credibility of bloggers.

• Olympic torch for Vancouver winter games resembles something else you might expect is frequently passed around Vancouver.

• Republicans oppose investigation into whether Bush administration officials illegally sanctioned and administered torture, but do want investigation into whether Nancy Pelosi lied about knowing about it.