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Morning Round-Up 7-30

A writer who says that there are no truths, or that all truth is ‘merely relative,’ is asking you not to believe him. So don’t.  –Roger Scruton

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Massive Explosions Rock Central Florida Gas Plant
  2. Manning Verdict Could Test Notion of Aiding Enemy
  3. Ark. District Arming More Than 20 Teachers, Staff


  1. Mythbusters: Obamacare edition
  2. Concern grows for Huma Abedin within Clinton world
  3. Menu for House GOP: Immigration a la carte


  1. Obama to propose ‘grand bargain’ on corporate tax rate, infrastructure
  2. Ex-coach: Paterno said Penn State “screwed up” on Sandusky scandal
  3. North Carolina governor signs law for tougher abortion clinic rules

Wall Street Journal

  1. Cities Begin Hiring Again
  2. Influential Federal Panel Backs CT Scans for Lung Cancer
  3. Obama Economic Proposals Face Long Odds in Congress (7-29)

Washington Post

  1. Growing use of FBI screens raises concerns over accuracy, racial bias
  2. Rand Paul is not a Ron Paul Republican
  3. Holder hopes defense of civil rights will be his legacy

Washington Times

  1. Hispanic win: ‘California can be Republican again’
  2. Harry Reid stops Senate immigration bill at House border; deal loses momentum
  3. Eliot Spitzer on Anthony Weiner: I wouldn’t vote for him


Associated Press

  1. EU’s Ashton Discusses Egypt Crisis with Morsi
  2. Berlusconi’s Political Fate in Hands of High Court
  3. US Hosts Israel, Palestinians for Peace Talks


  1. Mass jail break in Pakistan as Taliban gunmen storm prison
  2. Car bomb kills Syrian Kurdish politician
  3. Turkish troops fire tear gas to stop ‘smugglers’ from Syria

Wall Street Journal

  1. U.S. Funds Buy No Love at Afghan College
  2. Italy Inspecting Top Lenders’ Books
  3. White House’s Egypt Debate Heralds Shift

Washington Post

  1. In Latvia, young people discover new passion in bad economic times
  2. As talks begin, Jewish settlements loom as challenge
  3. More good-bad news on China’s slowdown: auditing local governments

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Vietnam: A War on Civilians
  2. Eggheads, Hipsters, and Alexis de Tocqueville

The Blaze

  1. New Documentary Puts Forth Controversial Theory About JFK Assassination


  1. Exclusive—Cruz: Obamacare Subsidy ‘Chicago-Style’ Vote Buying (7-29)
  2. Pro-Life Congresswoman Delivers ‘Miracle’ Baby (7-29)

The Daily Caller  

  1. Republicans suspect administration of trying to block self-funded insurance (7-29)
  2. Brit Hume attacks Obama fixation on ‘wealth inequality’

  1. 70 Straight Days: Treasury Days Debt Stuck at Exactly $16,699,396,000,000.00 (7-29)
  2. Al Sharpton: ‘Some People Exploiting Differences Between Us For Their Own Advantage’ (7-29)

National Review

  1. Tom Cotton, Presumptive Candidate
  2. Fissures on the Left

Washington Free Beacon

  1. China’s Military Preparing for ‘People’s War’ in Cyberspace, Space
  2. ECOtality’s Revolving Door

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Jon Favreau on the Destructive Rise of the No-Government Conservatives
  2. FBI Sting Rescues 105 Kids, Nabs 159 Pimps—But What About the Johns?

Huffington Post

  1. Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton To Meet For Breakfast Tuesday (7-29)
  2. House GOP Defunds ACORN Yet Again, Even Though ACORN Does Not Exist (7-29)

Talking Points Memo

  1. McCaskill, Gillibrand Clash On How to Stop Rape In Military
  2. Filner Asks City To Pick Up His Legal Expenses


      1. Florida Cops Shoot Unarmed Black Man in His Mother’s Driveway

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