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Morning Round-Up 5-28

By on 5.28.14 | 10:12AM

Feature of the Day: The Bidding for the 2022 Olympics Is A Disaster Because Everyone Figured Out That Hosting Is A Total Waste

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Public-Private Survey Finds Cybercrime on the Rise
  2. 91-Year-Old Rep. Hall Ousted in Texas GOP Primary
  3. Lebanese Troops Beat Syrian Voters Outside Embassy


  1. Democrats’ Benghazi warrior
  2. The Founding Fathers Would Have Protected Your Smartphone
  3. Poll: Conservative edge shrinking


  1. Pentagon chief orders medical care review amid problems at hospital
  2. Egyptians slow to vote on extra date aimed at boosting turnout
  3. Obama to answer foreign policy critics in Military Academy speech

Wall Street Journal

  1. Obama Details Plan for Forces in Afghanistan
  2. Insurers Push to Rein In Spending on Cancer Care
  3. Cost to Clear Detroit’s Blight Said to Top $850 Million

Washington Times

  1. Edward Snowden claims to be a spy, blames State Dept. for stranding him in Russia
  2. Obama extends Afghan war, eyes Syria: ‘Harder to end wars than begin them’
  3. Shareholders rise up in annual meetings to oppose mega-salaries for CEOs

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Raul Labrador’s Revolt
  2. Missing Lunch with Marine Le Pen, as Euroskeptics Triumph


  1. CNN, Clarion-Ledger: Thad Cochran Hides, Does ‘Bait-and-Switch’ on National Reporters
  2. Sen. Roger Wicker Calls for MS GOP To Unite Behind Primary Winner, Cochran or McDaniel

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Adam Carolla: ‘Weird’ How Taking Care of Your Kids Has Become a ‘Conservative, Right-Wing Issue’
  2. Family: V.A. Cops Stomped on Veteran’s Head, Killing Him

  1. Americans Urged to Leave Libya After Group Linked to Benghazi Attack Threatens U.S.
  2. Pope Francis: Child Sexual Abuse is ‘Like Celebrating a Black Mass’

National Review

  1. Tall Cotton
  2. A Conservative Governing Vision

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Three Chinese Nuclear Missile Submarines Photographed in South China Sea
  2. GOP Lawmakers, Foreign Policy Experts Blast Troop Withdrawal Announcement

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Exclusive: Texas VA Run Like a ‘Crime Syndicate,’ Whistleblower Says
  2. Obama Is Betting His Whole Afghan Plan on These Commandos

Talking Points Memo

  1. The Toughest Questions Democrats Should Have to Answer on Obamacare
  2. Most Americans Didn’t Like Rove’s Comments on Hillary’s ‘Traumatic Brain Injury’


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