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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Monday September 2, 2013.
Some observers wondered just how long President Obama had been planning to announce that he would seek Congressional authorization to attack Syria. Many of his Democrat supporters tried to pretend this was his plan all along. The AP has the real story for us, and surprise… he decided to turn to Congress at the last minute. Obviously the President thinks he can act like a king… when he can get away with it.
Secretary of State John Kerry didn’t have a great TV day on Sunday – he actually looked pretty unprepared for Chris Wallace’s questions. It must have been tough for Kerry considering he had just addressed the nation a few days earlier arguing that it was imperative that we launch a strike at the Syrian regime, and now he has to sell President Obama’s backpedal.
Syria is exposing just how far President Obama has fallen from the lofty rhetoric he was spewing as candidate Obama…
President Obama’s inaction and constant double-talk on Syria has the world mocking him.
Ted Cruz is super-popular. Conservatives across the country are falling for the man from Texas.
Who do we cheer for on this story? The federal government has been caught spying on another news organization, but this time it’s Al Jazeera – which doesn’t feel as bad. I think Al Jazeera are the bad guys, but they are also a news organization operating in the USA and the NSA should not have been spying on them.
Germany’s candidates for Chancellor went at it in their only televised debate, and surprisingly the argument centered on taxes and the bad economy.
A rally in Ohio held by the anti-gun organization Mayors Against Illegal Guns quickly turned into a pro-gun rally, thanks to some rights oriented citizens.
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