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7:05 AM ET, September 7, 2013

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Jeremy Herb / The Hill:
Obama makes his case for action in Syria  —  President Obama outlined his case for military action in Syria in his weekly address Saturday ahead of a major speech he will deliver on Syria next week.  —  Obama said in the address that Syria is a serious threat to U.S. national security …
Discussion: CNN
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Peter Schroeder / The Hill:
House GOP says it will raise debt ceiling by mid-October  —  House Republicans will raise the nation's debt limit before a mid-October deadline, but demand major fiscal concessions in exchange, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) said Friday.  —  In a memo to GOP lawmakers …
John Fund / National Review:
House Might Not Vote on Obama's Syria Resolution
The White House:
Remarks by President Obama in a Press Conference at the G20  —  PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good evening.  Let me begin by thanking President Putin and the people of St. Petersburg and the people of Russia for hosting this G20.  This city has a long and storied history, including its heroic resistance …
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John Kerry / The Huffington Post:
A Yes Vote of Conscience for the World's Red Line
Discussion: Mediaite and Business Insider
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / New York Times:   Envoy Says Syria Inaction Would Give ‘Green Light to Outrages’
Annalyn Kurtz / CNNMoney.com:
August jobs report: Hiring continues as unemployment falls  —  Hiring continued at a slow pace in August, and the unemployment rate fell as more Americans dropped out of the labor force.  —  The U.S. economy added 169,000 jobs in August, the Department of Labor said Friday.
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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Draws Scrutiny Over Writer's Ties To Syrian Rebel Advocacy Group  —  NEW YORK — A Wall Street Journal op-ed cited this week by both Secretary of State John Kerry and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has drawn scrutiny for not disclosing writer Elizabeth O'Bagy's ties to a Syrian rebel advocacy group.
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Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Can U.S. separate the good guys from jihadists in Syria?
John Ekdahl / BuzzFeed:
14 Principled Anti-War Celebrities We Fear May Have Been Kidnapped  —  Our government is yet again marching us towards a war of choice in the Middle East and our non-partisan, peace-loving celebrities have gone missing since late 2008.  We fear the worst.  —  Sheryl Crow  —  LAST KNOWN PRE-2009 COMMUNICATION:
Discussion: Pressing Issues and Doug Ross
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Republican Congressman: If The House Had An Impeachment Vote It Would Pass  —  The impeachment drumbeat continues.  —  youtube.com  —  Texas Republican Rep. Bill Flores said at a town hall forum Thursday that if the House of Representatives had an impeachment vote, President Obama would be impeached.
Discussion: Daily Kos
Robert H. Scales / Washington Post:
A war the Pentagon doesn't want  —  Robert H. Scales, a retired Army major general, is a former commandant of the U.S. Army War College.  —  The tapes tell the tale.  Go back and look at images of our nation's most senior soldier, Gen. Martin Dempsey, and his body language during Tuesday's …
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Charles Krauthammer / National Review:
Unserious Commander-in-Chief  —  If Obama can't tell us …
Discussion: Hot Air
Jim Tankersley / Wonkblog:
Is pornography killing the economy?  —  The adult film industry appears to have made a disappointing August jobs report look even worse.  —  The report shows carnage in the movie business.  It lost 22,000 jobs on the month, or nearly 6 percent of its total jobs:  —  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Benny Johnson / BuzzFeed:
Pictures Of Children Fighting In Syria That You Have To See  —  The war of the young.  —  Children have been involved from the start of the Syrian revolution.  —  STRINGER / Reuters  —  A member of the Free Syrian Army holds up a child as he protests against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad
Howard Fineman / The Huffington Post:
John Kerry: Obama Can Bomb Assad Even If Congress Votes No  —  WASHINGTON — Even as he beseeches former colleagues in Congress to vote for President Barack Obama's plan to bomb Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry made it clear in an interview with The Huffington Post that he thinks the president …
Charles P. Pierce / Esquire:
EXCUSE MICHAEL GERSON WHILE HE WHIPS THIS OUT  —  Michael Gerson made his bones by strategically placing verbs and things in the sentences for the least literate president in the history of the Republic.  Famously, Gerson was the Christian conscience of the administration that brought …
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Wall Street Journal:
Apple Plans to Ship Less-Expensive iPhone to China Mobile  —  Move Signals a Long-Awaited Deal Is In Place  —  Apple Inc. is preparing to ship iPhones to China Mobile Ltd., people familiar with the matter say, an arrangement that would significantly increase Apple's distribution in the world's biggest smartphone market.
Discussion: Deadline.com, The Verge and VentureBeat
Peter Schroeder / The Hill:
IRS admits to pricey Donald Trump parody  —  The video, which spoofs the Donald Trump reality show “The Apprentice,” shows IRS officials discussing ways to cut training costs for its Small Business/Self-Employed division, which was hosting the conference.  The House Ways and Means Committee released the video Friday.
Discussion: Politico, Mediaite and CNN
Bloomberg:
Libertarians Are the New Communists  —  Most people would consider radical libertarianism and communism polar opposites: The first glorifies personal freedom.  The second would obliterate it.  Yet the ideologies are simply mirror images.  Both attempt to answer the same questions, and fail to do so in similar ways.
Matt Higgins / CBS DC:
McCain: ‘There Would Be An Impeachment’ Of Obama If He Put Boots On Ground  —  WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Sen. John McCain warns President Barack Obama could face impeachment if he decides to put “boots on the ground” in Syria.  —  The Republican Arizona senator made the comments …
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Wall Street Journal:   Lieberman and Kyl: Inaction on Syria Threatens U.S. Security
 
 
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Pamela Geller / Atlas Shrugs:
Sharia in action: Obama's Peace Partners drag female author out of her home, shoot her dead
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
Syria Video Turns the Debate on U.S. Intervention
Discussion: Foreign Policy, NPR and Politico
Brent Budowsky / Pundits Blog:
Rand Paul: Bashar Assad's man in Washington
Discussion: Hit & Run
Katie Glueck / Politico:
Mike Huckabee ‘chatting’ about 2016 bid
Chris Hall / CBC News:
Harper offers Obama climate plan to win Keystone approval
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Katie Zezima / Associated Press:
As Cory Booker's national profile has risen, so has his income.
Discussion: Politico
The Raw Story:
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Victor Davis Hanson / National Review:
If It Wasn't Syria, It Would Have Been Something Else
CBS News:
Russia cancels Syria lobbying mission to D.C.; More Russian war ships reportedly head for Mediterranean
Roy Edroso / alicublog:
THE LIBERTARIAN RACKET IN A NUTSHELL.
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
CNN:
Biden wants Napolitano on Supreme Court
Discussion: Politico, Weasel Zippers and Naked DC
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