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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Friday August 22, 2014.
A new report says that President Obama’s swap for Bowe Bergdahl was illegal.
Could a Democrat loss in the 2014-midterm elections be a good thing for Hillary Clinton come 2016?
After losing in a big way and a very public fashion, the billionaires who poured millions of their own dollars into forcing amnesty and immigration reform through Congress have all gone quiet.
ISIS has practically become a twin of the defeated terrorists organization Al Qaeda in Iraq.
The terrifying truth is that it is western Muslims (from countries like Britain and Australia) who are leading a new wave of Islamic extremism and barbarism. The murder of journalist James Foley is more evidence of that.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) is a “national embarrassment.” “Indeed, from his tardy response to an event that occurred nearly two weeks ago to his fumbling remarks regarding Darren Wilson, the police officer at the center of the tragedy, Nixon’s handling of the volatile and often violent situation in Ferguson has been inexcusable.”
Howard Kurtz at Fox News online, wonders what would happen if the media simply packed up and left Ferguson, Missouri for good.
CNN’s Don Lemon had a tense interview with Rapper Talib Kweli.
Meet the reformers who are trying to remake the Republican Party.
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