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What We’re Reading August 11, 2014

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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Monday August 11, 2014.

President Obama believes that the tactics being used by ISIS will drive the people of Iraq to stand against them, however thus far it seems that the opposite is happening. CNN is reporting that in predominantly Sunni areas of Iraq, ISIS is gaining followers at a terrifying pace.

Analysts and U.S. officials estimate ISIS has as many as 10,000 fighters in Iraq and Syria, including those who were freed from prisons by ISIS and Sunni loyalists who have joined the fight as the group advanced.

But that number likely doesn’t include these latest recruits, mostly young men between the ages of 16 and 25 who are primarily poor, unemployed and lack an education, the two Iraqi senior defense officials told CNN.

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) just took a tour through Iowa and he sure is popular there!

People are starting to notice that liberals seem to think every conservative is “crazy.” If liberals can’t dismiss us by just calling us crazy… how will they debate us?

If anything, the current Ebola outbreak and the fear it has struck into the hearts of people around the globe should prove that mankind has not mastered creation. Our planet is a lot stronger than people give it credit for…

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About the author

Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Liberty Alliance media group. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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