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8:10 PM ET, July 6, 2014

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Washington Post:
In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are  —  Files provided by Snowden show extent to which ordinary Web users are caught in the net  —  Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners …
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Little Green Footballs:
Civil Liberties Hero Edward Snowden Commits Massive Civil Liberties Violation  —  Hands over 160,000 private emails to journalists and Glenn Greenwald  —  Charles Johnson  —  I can't help noticing that the most important and troubling aspect of Barton Gellman's new NSA story for the Washington Post …
Discussion: Business Insider and Balloon Juice
Edward Klein / New York Post:
This means Warren: Obama backs challenger to Hillary  —  President Obama has bypassed Hillary Clinton, offering his support to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren if she runs for president.  —  President Obama has quietly promised Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren complete support if she runs …
John Boehner / CNN:
Why we must now sue the President  —  Editor's note: Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, is speaker of the House of Representatives.  The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.  —  (CNN) — Every member of Congress swore an oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.
Brian Bennett / Los Angeles Times:
Deportation data won't dispel rumors drawing migrant minors to U.S.  —  President Obama and his aides have repeatedly sought to dispel the rumors driving thousands of children and teens from Central America to cross the U.S. border each month with the expectation they will be given a permiso and allowed to stay.
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Greg Clary / CNN:
Homeland Security chief: 'We're going to stem this tide' of illegal immigration
Discussion: Politico
Politico:
Why liberals are abandoning the Obamacare employer mandate  —  Robert Gibbs' prediction that Obamacare's employer mandate would — and perhaps should — be jettisoned shocked Democrats back in April.  —  By July, the former aide and longtime confidant of President Barack Obama had a lot more company.
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George F. Will / Washington Post:
The Supreme Court reins in government bullies
New York Times:
The Real Internal Revenue Scandal  —  There is a scandal going on at the Internal Revenue Service, but it has nothing to do with Lois Lerner or her missing emails.  House Republicans have not given up on their noisy crusade to tie Ms. Lerner to what they imagine to be widespread political corruption within …
Discussion: Liberaland
Kristin Tate / BREITBART.COM:
SOURCE: FEDS TO BRING IN RIOT SQUAD AGAINST ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION PROTESTERS  —  HOUSTON, Texas—As illegal immigrants continue to spill across the U.S.-Mexico border, federal authorities are attempting to relocate the migrants from South Texas to housing facilities in states across the nation.
CNN:
Israel arrests several suspects in killing of Palestinian teen  —  Jerusalem (CNN) — Several Israeli Jewish suspects were arrested Sunday in connection with the killing of a Palestinian teen, Israeli police said.  —  “Investigation continuing, strong indication a nationalistic incident …
Discussion: New York Times and Guardian
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Mike Blasky / Las Vegas Review-Journal:
Rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable, Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie said Thursday.  —  But, the sheriff added, the federal agency trying to do it must reconsider its methods in order to prevent the bloodshed that was so narrowly avoided in April.
Discussion: The Raw Story and Liberaland
tsa.gov:
Enhanced security measures at certain airports overseas  —  Last week, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson directed TSA to implement enhanced security measures at certain overseas airports with direct flights to the United States.  —  As the traveling public knows, all electronic devices are screened by security officers.
Discussion: The Hill, Mashable, The Verge and Guardian
Jim Nolan / The Roanoke Times:
Carytown open carry demonstration draws little interest  —  More than 300 people were invited on Facebook to walk down Cary Street on July Fourth with handguns, rifles and other so-called “long guns” proudly displayed.  —  Two showed up — and they were the organizers of the midday event …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Liberaland
Mara Klecker / Lincoln Journal Star:
Obama float at Norfolk parade sparks controversy  —  It was the parade float that elicited the loudest cheers Friday at Norfolk's Fourth of July parade.  The crowd lining the streets clapped and laughed as the flatbed truck went by.  —  But one loud voice rose above the rest: “This is not OK,” Glory Kathurima said.
 
 
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