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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Wednesday September 4, 2013.
Senator John McCain was caught playing iPhone poker during a hearing on authorizing war in Syria. For his part McCain laughed it off and tweeted the following response.
Scandal! Caught playing iPhone game at 3+ hour Senate hearing – worst of all I lost!
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) September 3, 2013
To be fair Senator McCain is right, these hearing are long and probably a bit dry. However, he’s the one arguing to send our troops into battle he could at least give his full attention to the entire hearing.
Are we in trouble if the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff doesn’t know what we are trying to accomplish In Syria? I mean he’s just the most important military advisor in the country…
The first Syrian rebels who were armed and trained by the CIA are on their way to the battlefield.
Newt Gingrich says that Syria is a “distraction” from the real challenges American faces.
Most Americans oppose US involvement in Syria.
Voter ID laws in Georgia have actually coincided with an increase in minority turnout!
What happens when the NAACP and KKK get together to hash things out.
Louisiana and the Justice Department are on a collision course over school choice voucher programs. The Washington Post cannot understand how the Obama administration could be against Louisiana’s voucher program. Salon argues for an end to compulsory education as we know it.
Don’t forget about the IRS scandal folks… it’s still a BIG deal.
Here are 9 women helping to remake the Republican Party.
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