Morning Round-Up 7-19 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Morning Round-Up 7-19

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free. -Aristotle 

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Long-Suffering Detroit Finally Turns to Bankruptcy
  2. NJ Court: Warrants Needed for Cellphone Tracking
  3. DOE Study: Fracking Chemicals Didn’t Taint Water


  1. Mitch McConnell’s fractured Senate GOP caucus
  2. Can Terry McAuliffe govern himself?
  3. Pols face recall over gun control


  1. At least six arrested in California Zimmerman verdict protest
  2. Former CIA boss says aware of evidence Huawei spying for China
  3. S&P cuts Detroit’s GO debt further into junk status

Wall Street Journal

  1. NASA’s Asteroid Plan Is Shot Down in House
  2. Fed’s Yellen Seen as Front-Runner for Top Fed Position
  3. Judicial Picks Loom as Next Battle

Washington Post

  1. State officials balk at defending laws they deem unconstitutional
  2. With legacy on the line, Obama touts health care implementation
  3. Iowa, meet Ted Cruz. Iowa, Ted Cruz. 

Washington Times

  1. Amazing photos: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was no Rolling Stone tough guy at the end, police pics reveal
  2. Rep. Peter King aims to save GOP from Sens. Rand Paul, Ted Cruz
  3. Afghanistan’s thanks for U.S. generosity: Karzai’s regime issues harsh exit levies


Associated Press

  1. Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Released
  2. Vet Returns to NKorea for 1st Black Navy Aviator
  3. Lima: Where the Pallbearers are Black


  1. Morsi supporters rally in Egypt, army shows muscle
  2. Suicide bomber kills 20 in Iraq Sunni mosque
  3. Pope brings in lay experts to help reform Vatican

Wall Street Journal

  1. China to Scrap Controls on Lending Interest
  2. G-20 to Back Corporate Tax Reform
  3. How Europe’s Bank Crisis Swamped Pescanova Seafood Empire

Washington Post

  1. U.S. asylum seekers unhappy in Russia
  2. Kerry to visit West Bank in bid to restart Mideast peace talks
  3. U.S. says no plans for Mideast talks yet

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. The Surveillance State in Your Head
  2. Do the Boy Scouts Hate the Overweight?

The Blaze

  1. Absolutely Enormous ‘Dragon Skull’ Discovered on British Beach—So What’s the Story? (7-18)


  1. Media Fail: Only 24% Believe Zimmerman Motivated By Race
  2. Steve King: Norquist ‘Vilifying’ Amnesty Opponents By Using Liberal Tactics

The Daily Caller  

  1. Justice Department looking to employ experienced attorneys…for free (7-18)
  2. Florida governor holds emergency meeting with anti-Zimmerman protesters

  1. Family Premiums Up $1,795 Since Since ObamaCare passed, but Obama Touts $100 Rebates
  2. Treasury Dep’t Sends a No-Answer Man to Explain Employer Mandate Delay

National Review

  1. Stand Your Ground on Stand Your Ground
  2. Immigration: August Recess Ahead

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Al Qaeda Rebels Kill Free Syrian Army Commander
  2. New Republic Owner and Former Obama Employee Chris Hughes Denis Performing Advocacy Journalism

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Paul Krugman’s Nasty and Inane Attack on ‘Libertarian Populism’
  2. Alexei Navalny Threatens Russia’s Corrupt Status Quo
  3. Angela Corey’s Overzealous Prosecution of Marissa Alexander

Huffington Post

  1. Rick Scott Refuses to Budge on ‘Stand Your Ground’ After Meeting With Protesters
  2. Stephen Colbert Grills Eliot Spitzer Declares ‘This Ain’t Charlie Rose, MOtherf**ker’ (7-18)

Talking Points Memo

  1. Source of Egypt’s Coup: Morsi Gave Free Hand to Islamic Militants, Ordered Military to Stop Crackdowns on Jihadis
  2. Oy-mageddon


      1. The Rise of the Religious Left: Religious Progressives Will Soon Outnumber Conservatives

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