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Morning Round-Up 8-30

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Russian, NORAD Forces Unite for Exercise
  2. DOJ Green Light for Wash., Colo. Pot Reformers
  3. Navy: Training, Testing May Kill Whales, Dolphins


  1. President gearing up for major new Obamacare push
  2. The Obama-Clinton health care bond
  3. Nancy Pelosi the hawk tells Barack Obama to act on Syria


  1. Female U.S. Naval cadet set for third day of testimony in rape case
  2. Judge rules U.S. military cannot deny benefits to lesbian veteran and her wife
  3. U.S. envoy set to leave Friday on mission to free American in North Korea

Wall Street Journal

  1. Subsidies for Older Buyers Give Health Insurance a Headache
  2. U.S. Prepares for Solo Strike On Syria After Britain Balks
  3. Pitch to Advocacy Groups Irks AFL-CIO Members

Washington Post

  1. U.S. military officers have deep doubts about impact, wisdom of a U.S. strike on Syria
  2. Black budget summary details U.S. spy network’s successes, failures, and objectives
  3. Americans hate Congress, but want it to approve military action

Washington Times

  1. McCain: Immigration bill could give foreign workers leg up on Americans
  2. CARSON: MLK would be alarmed by black-on-black violence, lack of family values
  3. Marines retire Sgt. Chesty XIII in favor of a younger, hungrier, bulldog mascot (8-27)


Associated Press

  1. Mogadishu TedX Talk Faces Security Challenges
  2. France: UK Vote Doesn’t Thwart Plans to Hit Syria
  3. Hagel: US Discusses ‘Facts’ On Syria With Allies


  1. Britain’s Cameron: I don’t need to apologize to Obama over Syria defeat
  2. Afghanistan suicide attack kills Kunduz district governor, civilians
  3. Lebanon charges two men over mosque bombings

Wall Street Journal

  1. Syria’s Close Allies Debate Response
  2. South African Gold Mine Workers to Strike
  3. Alleged Pakistani CIA Helper’s Conviction Set Aside  

Washington Post

  1. Amid strife, Bob Bradley tries to get Egypt’s soccer team to World Cup
  2. Syrian extremists in the opposition fear U.S. strike
  3. Afghanistan lacks official presidential candidates to replace Hamid Karzai

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Football Is Not a Fantasy
  2. Will Boehner Stop Our Rogue President?


  1. Sources: Pelosi Pushes for Syria Retaliation
  2. Schultz Hammers ‘Neocons,’ Not Obama For Syria War Drums

 The Daily Caller  

  1. Arizona AG: Arrests made in state’s largest undercover food stamp operation seizure
  2. Obama in 2012: Taking ‘military action unilaterally’ in Syria would be ‘mistake’

  1. 18 House Dems Tell Obama: Congress Must Authorize Any Action in Syria (8-29)
  2. WH: Chemical Attacks in Syria ‘Goes to the Core Nat’l Security Interests of USA’

National Review

  1. Shamed into War
  2. What’s So Great About Coalitions?

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Syria and the ‘Lessons’ of Iraq
  2. Union Front Groups Agitate for Higher Restaurant Wages  

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. With Britain Out, Allies Abandon Obama on Syria
  2. Justice Department: Good News for Recreational Stoners
  3. Has Jim DeMint Gone Too Far?

Huffington Post

  1. Christian School With Creationist ‘Science’ Quiz Closing Down for Financial Reasons (8-29)
  2. Bill O’Reilly Apologizes for ‘Mistake’ About March on Washington (8-29)

Talking Points Memo

      1. Is This The Beginning of the End of the War on Drugs?


      1. Pope Francis Personally Called a Rape Victim to Comfort Her (8-29)

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