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9:50 AM ET, September 1, 2014

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Andrew Leonard / Salon:
Why Uber must be stopped  —  The touted start-up is proving to be the embodiment of unrestrained hyper-capitalism.  What happens when it wins?  —  What is Uber?  A paragon of free market efficiency and technological innovation serving the greater convenience and comfort of the general public?
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Steven Hayward / Power Line:
Uber Meets Liberalism Uber Alles  —  There are days when I wonder whether Salon is for real, or whether it's an elaborate gag, similar to the theory that all of Paul Krugman's and Tom Friedman's columns are actually written by a bunch of madcap interns at the Heritage Foundation wondering …
Washington Post:
U.S. airstrikes help Iraqi forces break Islamic State's siege  —  IRBIL, Iraq — Iraqi troops aided by U.S. airstrikes entered the besieged town of Amerli Sunday, residents and Iraqi officials said, after a months-long blockade by Islamic State militants that had surrounded the Shiite Turkmen village …
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Washington Post:
Obama sets his own pace in a world whirling with crises
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Cruz Compares ‘Obama Kitty Cat’ To ‘Russian Bear’ Putin  —  Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) slammed President Obama's foreign policy approach during a speech at the Americans For Prosperity's Defending The American Dream Summit in Dallas, Tex.  —  He dinged Obama on his approach to Russia's advances …
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Daily Mail:
Cameron faces Ukip by-election bloodbath: Party set to win first Commons seat after shock poll reveals Farage's staggering 44-point lead over the Tories  —  Ukip are set to win their first Commons seat with a landslide 64 per cent of the vote following the biggest swing in modern political history.
Michele Willens / New York Times:
When Did We Get So Old?  —  JOHNATHAN RODGERS, who is 68, knew that it was time to step down as president and chief executive of the cable channel TV One when he looked around the conference table.  “I had almost always been the youngest through most of my career,” says the former media executive.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway and Vox Popoli
Kendall Breitman / Politico:
Rick Perry deletes ‘drunk’ DA tweet  —  Texas Gov. Rick Perry's twitter account posted - and then quickly deleted - a tweet that characterized a District Attorney with who the governor was in a dispute as the “most drunk Democrat in Texas,” according to a report.
Discussion: Texas Politics and Mashable
Josh Israel / ThinkProgress:
Mayor Forces Man To Leave Public Meeting Because He Won't Stand During Prayer  —  Mayor John Rees (center) at Thursday's meeting  —  CREDIT: Freedom From Religion Foundation YouTube video  —  A Florida mayor ejected one of his constituents from a City Commission meeting on Thursday …
Zev Chafets / Fox News:
Will Jews turn on Obama, Dems in 2014 and turn out for GOP?  —  This year, as in every election year since Barack Obama has been in the White House, we are hearing the cry of the hopeful Republican: This is the year that Jewish voters and donors and activists are going to turn on the president and his party and turn out for the GOP.
Discussion: Hot Air
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Medicare Miracle  —  So, what do you think about those Medicare numbers?  What, you haven't heard about them?  Well, they haven't been front-page news.  But something remarkable has been happening on the health-spending front, and it should (but probably won't) transform a lot of our political debate.
Matt Coker / Navel Gazing:
Claude D. Wyman Held for Allegedly Yelling “White Power” and Trying to Stab Black Guy  —  A 36-year-old Costa Mesa man is facing several charges and being held without bail after allegedly yelling “white power” at bystanders and trying to stab an African American man he did not know in front of a billiards hall.
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Libyans Overrun Compound Abandoned by U.S. Embassy in Tripoli  —  CAIRO — Libyans have overrun a residential compound abandoned by the American Embassy when it pulled out of Tripoli in July, according to a video circulated online Sunday.  Dozens of gleeful trespassers can be seen diving …
Martin Matishak / The Hill:
Sunday shows to focus on national security  —  Lawmakers from both parties will appear on the Sunday shows as the Obama administration weighs taking military action against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Syria.  —  The lawmakers are also likely to be asked about Russia's repeated incursions into Ukraine.
Discussion: Politico and Hot Air
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Martin Matishak / The Hill:
Feinstein: Obama ‘too cautious’ on ISIS
Discussion: Scared Monkeys
 
 
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Politico:
Exclusive: GOP poll of women: Party ‘stuck in past’
Discussion: Daily Kos
Peter Sullivan / The Hill:
Rubio's new tune on immigration
New York Times:
Stop Hiding Images of American Torture
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Washington Post:
At least 6 Ferguson officers apart from Brown shooter have been named in lawsuits
Amie Parnes / The Hill:
Hillary's summer: Five takeaways
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Nicholas Kristof / New York Times:
After Ferguson, Race Deserves More Attention, Not Less
Daily Mail:
Myth of arctic meltdown: Stunning satellite images show summer ice cap is thicker and covers 1 …
Molly Powell / National Review:
Considering Catcalls  —  No one is catcalling Rosie O'Donnell …