What We’re Reading December 17, 2014

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

It’s official. A federal court has ruled that President Obama’s Executive Amnesty is UNCONSTITUIONAL.

According to the opinion by Judge Arthur Schwab, the president’s policy goes “beyond prosecutorial discretion” in that it provides a relatively rigid framework for considering applications for deferred action, thus obviating any meaningful case-by-case determination as prosecutorial discretion requires, and provides substantive rights to applicable individuals.  As a consequence, Schwab concluded, the action exceeds the scope of executive authority.

Did GOP leaders really lie to a Congressman to get him to switch his vote on the omnibus spending bill?

Canada says that the terrorist who attacked in Ottawa in October was NOT a “lone wolf.”

Iraq’s new Prime Minister brings hope that things really can change… but the situation still looks bleak.

Vladimir Putin’s big gamble, that the Russian people would abide economic collapse for him, is about to backfire.

Squishy “conservative” David Brooks of the New York Times believes that Elizabeth Warren could actually win a Presidential election!

Jeb Bush is in for 2016, but don’t expect Donald Trump to be happy about it.

It seems that Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney currently lead the GOP field… lucky for us, the primaries are still a year away.

If former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell (R-VA) is getting 10-years in prison, shouldn’t Mark Warner (D-VA) at least be investigated for his crimes?

Lessons for Obama on foreign policy.

The Washington Post wonders – what if there were 4 political parties?

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