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Justin Sink / The Hill:
‘We will not be intimidated’ by ISIS  —  President Obama on Wednesday pledged that the U.S. would “degrade and destroy” the Islamist terrorist group responsible for the beheading of two American journalists, saying the U.S. was “repulsed” by the slayings.  —  “We will not be intimidated,” …
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Dexter Filkins / New Yorker:
The Death of Steven Sotloff  —  In the final moments before an ISIS executioner beheaded the American journalist Steven Sotloff, the masked man offered up, in an English accent, a message to his viewers: “We take this opportunity to warn those governments that enter this evil alliance of America …
The Hill:
Lawmakers to Obama: Hit ISIS  —  Lawmakers from both parties on Tuesday exhorted President Obama to broaden the military campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) after the group released a second video that appeared to show the beheading of an American journalist.
Debra Kamin / The Times of Israel:
Steven Sotloff, killed by Islamic State, had deep roots in Israel  —  Freelance journalist captured and beheaded in Syria was Jewish, held Israeli citizenship and earned his undergraduate degree at IDC  —  Steven Sotloff, the American journalist whose gruesome beheading was confirmed …
Lee Ferran / ABC News:
Video Appears to Show ISIS Execution of Second American Steven Sotloff
Gordon Rayner / Telegraph:
A Briton will be next warns ‘Jihadi John’ as second hostage Steven Sotloff beheaded
Barney Henderson / Telegraph:
Steven Sotloff beheaded by Islamic State - latest
Ron Christie / The Daily Beast:
Democrats' Midterm Wish: The Government Shutdown That Won't Happen  —  Staring at a midterm catastrophe, the Democrats lob increasingly desperate charges.  But the Republicans are no longer that stupid.  —  With Labor Day now behind us, Americans returning from their summer break …
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Brian Beutler / The New Republic:
Screw Politics, Obama Should Act On Deportations as Soon as Possible
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Washington Examiner:
If the GOP were planning a government shutdown, we'd know about it
Discussion: Hot Air and Washington Monthly
Erica Ritz / TheBlaze.com:
Why Glenn Beck Said Hillary Clinton ‘Will Be the Next President of the United States’  —  Glenn Beck said on his radio program Tuesday that “Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States.”  —  Beck said he received information from a friend of his, who is also friends with the …
Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Phil Robertson's Plan For Combating ISIS: ‘Convert Them Or Kill Them’  —  “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson put forward a strategy Tuesday for combating militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria: “convert them or kill them.”  —  Robertson was asked to opine on Fox News' …
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Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Phil Robertson Tells Hannity How He'd Combat ISIS: ‘Convert Them or Kill Them’
Discussion: Politico and The Huffington Post
Jessica Roy / New York Magazine:
Columbia Student Will Carry a Mattress Everywhere Until Her Alleged Rapist Is Expelled  —  Emma Sulkowicz staged the piece of performance art as a protest against Columbia's handling of her sexual-assault case.  —  1.9k  —  Shares  —  1.8k  —  Emma Sulkowicz says she was raped …
Bill Gertz / Washington Free Beacon:
Missing Libyan Jetliners Raise Fears of Suicide Airliner Attacks on 9/11  —  Islamist militias in Libya took control of nearly a dozen commercial jetliners last month, and western intelligence agencies recently issued a warning that the jets could be used in terrorist attacks across North Africa.
Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times:
Ready, Aim, Fire.  Not Fire, Ready, Aim.  —  President Obama has been excoriated for declaring that “we don't have a strategy yet” for effectively confronting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.  In criticizing Obama for taking too much time, Representative Mike Rogers …
Discussion: Gawker and JustOneMinute
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Sen. Coburn: Let's change Constitution  —  Sen. Tom Coburn is pushing for a national convention to amend the Constitution.  —  The Oklahoma Republican, who has grown disenchanted with gridlock in Washington, will officially launch his effort after he retires from the Senate in a few months.
Scott Clement / Washington Post:
New poll says large majority of Americans believe Redskins should not change name  —  (Post Sports Live/The Washington Post)  —  A large but shrinking majority of Americans say the Washington Redskins should not change their team's name, according to a poll released Tuesday finding …
Jonathan Topaz / Politico:
Mitt Romney: Raise the minimum wage  —  Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Thursday morning said he supports an increase in the minimum wage, breaking with many Republicans who have stood against it.  —  “I, for instance, as you know, part company with many of the conservatives in my party on the issue of the minimum wage.
New York Times:
DNA Evidence Clears Two Men in 1983 Murder  —  LUMBERTON, N.C. — Thirty years after their convictions in the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in rural North Carolina, based on confessions that they quickly repudiated and said were coerced, two mentally disabled half brothers …
Kaitlin Stack Whitney / The Atlantic Online:
The Secret Pot-Growing Operations in America's Cornfields  —  On any given weekday in the summer, you will find me walking through fields counting bugs.  In fact, it's my job: I'm an ecologist studying the communities of insects that live in agricultural landscapes.
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Ted Cruz's Dad: “The Average Black Does Not” Understand The Minimum Wage Is Bad  —  “And then I said, ‘Did you know that every member of the Ku Klux Klan were Democrats from the South?’  'Oh I didn't know that.' You know, they need to be educated.”  —  View Video ›
Alexander Cohen / The Center for Public …:
Russian bank hires two former U.S. senators  —  U.S. sanctions against Russia are becoming a boon for Washington's lobbyists  —  Gazprombank GPB (OJSC), a Russian bank targeted with sanctions by President Obama over the Ukraine crisis, has hired two former U.S. senators to lobby against those sanctions …
Dan Diamond / Forbes:
A Labor Chart For Labor Day: U.S. Has Gained 9.2 Million Jobs Since Recession's Lowest Point  —  Labor Day was created to honor American workers, and this year — despite the Great Recession — there are more of them than ever.  —  Total U.S. employment topped 139 million workers as of August 1 …
Discussion: Daily Kos
TIME:
5 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die  —  If we're genuinely committed to improving the circumstances of women, we need to get the facts straight  —  Much of what we hear about the plight of American women is false.  Some faux facts have been repeated so often they are almost beyond the reach of critical analysis.
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