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What We’re Reading September 17, 2014

What We’re Reading September 17, 2014

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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Wednesday September 17, 2014.

Oh boy. We hate ISIS… and we want to hit them just as much as the next guy, but I can’t think of a worse person to speak out for intervention than John McCain (other than maybe Lindsey Graham). This is just a terrible argument for going to war – “I’ve been there! They promised me they would behave!” I don’t think so John.

An important leader in the Democrat Party is demanding that President Obama come to Congress for war authorization before sending the military back to Iraq and possibly into Syria. He’s right, of course, even if some Republicans want to give Obama the go-ahead before he even asks. The President may be the Commander-in-Chief, but the decision to go to war belongs to the people… aka the Legislature.

Here’s a problem – very similar to what we face in Guantanamo – what do we do with our terrorist prisoners? No trial? No due process? Indefinite detention? That all seems just a bit… “unAmerican.”

Team Hillary knows that the soon-to-start Benghazi hearings are going to get very, very ugly. With that in mind, they are gearing up to spin all of the new information that will doubtless come forth during the hearings.

Hey is there a rehab of the Republican brand going on? Kind-of, sort-of…

A new poll shows that residents of Ferguson, Missouri think that the media made everything about the recent Ferguson unrest worse.

The Ebola outbreak is still getting worse…

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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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