Morning Round-Up 4/12/13 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Morning Round-Up 4/12/13

It is only because the control of the means of production is divided among many people acting independently that nobody has complete power over us, that we as individuals can decide what to do with ourselves.” –F.A. Hayek

Article of the Day: A Brief, Opinionated History of Taxes in America

Morning Headlines 


Associated Press

  1. AP Source: Immigration Bill Could Exclude Many

New York Times

  1. With Police in Schools, More Children in Court
  2. Immigration Bill Is Expected to Open Opportunities Based on Work Skills


  1. “Hard work starts now” as Senate takes up gun control 

Wall Street Journal

  1. Bipartisan Breezes Waft Through Congress (4/11) 

Washington Post

  1. Growth of suburbs in pro-gun states changing political calculus in Congress (4/11)
  2. Guantanamo dogged by new controversy after handling of e-mails (4/11)

Washington Times

1. Obama’s budget a blow to immigrant enforcers; funding cut for detentions, states (4/11)


Associated Press

  1. Images of Missiles, Rockets on Display in NKorea
  2. Pentagon: NKorea Could Launch Nuclear Missile (4/11)
  3. Lavrov: Russia Would Back NKorea Talks in Geneva
  4. EU Officials Push for Progress in Banking Union

New York Times

  1. Pentagon Says Nuclear Missile Is in Reach for North Korea (4/11) 


  1. U.S. will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea: Kerry 

Wall Street Journal

  1. Korean Nuclear Worries Raised (4/11)
  2. Japan, U.S. Agree on Trade-Talks Entry
  3. Yemeni Leadership Purge Aims to Unify Country (4/11) 

Washington Post

  1. Field of Iranian presidential candidates takes shape
  2. Sectarian strife will persist in Syria after Assad’s fall, top U.S. intelligence official says (4/11)
  3. Pentagon: North Korea has capacity to make nuclear warhead for ballistic missile (4/11)

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The Daily Caller  

  1. House Republicans on gun compromise: ‘It’s not a foregone conclusion’ (4/11)
  2. California bill to nullify NDAA unanimously passes committee 

National Review

  1. Budget Proposal Guide
  2. Sessions vs. Gang of Eight

Washington Free Beacon

  1. The Bloomberg Presidency: Column: Obama puts the priorities of the elite over the people 

The Weekly Standard

  1. Resistance to Islamist Infiltration Continues in Kosovo and Albania

The American Conservative  

            1. The War on Gun Owners 

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Dick Cheney’s Deep Thought About North Korea
  2. The Senate’s Worthless Gun Control Compromise
  3. Maryland’s Martin O’Malley Breaks the Seal on 2016 Discussions  

Huffington Post

  1. Passing ‘Grand Bargain’ Voters Don’t Care About Is Critical To Confidence in Government, Apparently (4/11)
  2. Gun Bill Vote: Senators Explain Why They Tried to Prevent Debate From Even Happening (4/11)

Talking Points Memo

  1. Ten Totally Kind Things Social Conservatives Have Said About Gays
  2. Brilliant! 


  1. Refugees of the Modern World   


NYT—McConnell Tape is Linked to a PAC (4/11)

Reuters—Bankrupt California city to resume paying pension fund, but not bondholders

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