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Morning Round-Up 9-10

The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish. –Pope John Paul II

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Talking Diplomacy in Syria, Obama Goes to Congress
  2. Fed Plans to Release Details of Secret Spy Court
  3. Big Student Debt in Unexpected Places


  1. Obama’s accidental diplomacy
  2. The United States of weakness
  3. Mitch McConnell’s close ties with Humana founder


  1. New Yorkers vote on Tuesday in uproarious mayoral primary elections
  2. Insight: Poll shows healthy young people may keep Obamacare afloat
  3. California lawmakers reach deal to reduce prison crowding

Wall Street Journal

  1. Obama Push to Hit Syria Takes Detour
  2. Dangers from Compounding Pharmacies Persist
  3. Recall Votes Under Way for Colorado Gun-Control Backers

Washington Post

  1. Obama administration’s message on Syria is muddled
  2. Syria resolution is no cinch in the Senate
  3. Signs point to rockier road for services contractors

Washington Times

  1. Senate puts off Syria vote
  2. Election-year shock: Obama boasts of ‘decimated’ Al Qaeda undermined by intel briefings
  3. Support for recreational marijuana growing strong in D.C. council


Associated Press

  1. France Seeks UN Action on Syria After Russia Move
  2. Israel Skeptical on Syria Giving Up Chemical Arms
  3. Syria Says It Accepted Russian Weapons Proposal


  1. Syria accepts Russian chemical weapons proposal—Interfax
  2. Kenya’s deputy president pleads not guilty before international court
  3. French pension protests cause little disruption, trains run

Wall Street Journal

  1. Norwegians Vote In a Conservative Prime Minister
  2. China Tightens Grip on Social Media
  3. Navalny Does Better in Moscow’s More Expensive Neighborhoods

Washington Post

  1. In the hills of Michoacan, self-defense groups battle a Mexican drug cartel
  2. In Moscow mayoral election, activist Navalny fails to force runoff but declares moral victory
  3. Syrian war makes sudden appearance at convent in iconic Christian town (9-9)

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Antiwar Conservatism Isn’t Going Away
  2. Who and What Would the Syria War Be For?

The Blaze

  1. GOP Rep. Reveals Why He Believes The Benghazi Attack and U.S. Policy on Syria Are Likely ‘Intimately Related Issues’


  1. 10 AM- 5 PM EDT: Live Broadcast of ‘Exempt America’ Rally on Breitbart News
  2. Biden to Meet With House GOP on Syria

 The Daily Caller 

  1. Daily Caller editorial board endorses Anthony Weiner for mayor (9-9)
  2. McCain wanted to have sleepover with Syrian kidnappers

  1. Obamacare Regulations Are 8 Times Longer Than Bible
  2. Syrian Muslim Brotherhood Leader: We’ll Take Golan Back From Israel—‘By All Means Possible’ (9-9)

National Review

  1. Obama’s Farce
  2. Obama and the GOP Hawks

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Report: Property Rights in America Weakening
  2. Alexei Navalny Surprises in Moscow Mayoral Election (9-9)

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Syrian Opposition Against New Kerry-Lavrov Plan to Avoid Strike
  2. Jon Favreau on Obama’s War for Peace
  3. Susan Rice’s Second Act: A Remarkable Rebound from Benghazi

Huffington Post

  1. Syria Debate Shows Some Senators Listen to Constituents, Just Not on Gun Control

Talking Points Memo

  1. Irony Armageddon


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