Obscures the broader Muslim condemnation of 9/11
Muslim nations did not "call out" the people who celebrated the 9/11 attacks.
It's not all about ships and troops anymore
Under sequestration, the military was cut "down to the smallest Army since 1940, the smallest Navy since 1915."
It's both worse and better
Based on current trends, "15.5 million girls will be married in the next 16 years as children."
Americans want limited action
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Americans now "support strikes (against ISIS) but the support for ground troops is not there. The support is very thin."
Suits are one-time use, bound for Africa
"The U.S. State Department has ordered 160,000 Hazmat suits for Ebola, prompting concerns that the federal government is anticipating the rapid spread" of the virus.
Republicans have bounced back in recent polls
"The Republican Party has the worst reputation in American polling of any political party in history."
Several allies did not sign up for strikes
The United States had "allies lined up" for air strikes in Syria and then Obama "pulled the rug out."
Ignores that whites far outnumber blacks
"More whites than blacks are victims of deadly police shootings."
The data isn't that clear
"More (student-athletes) graduate than the students who aren't student-athletes."
A risk, yes. An immediate threat? No.
Top U.S. intelligence officials have told "every member of Congress, including the president, we’re about to be attacked in a serious way because (of) the threat emanating from Syria and Iraq."
It's study soup
The states that are doing "better" are the ones that have no state income tax.
The debate remains quite open
"The best evidence is that you lose -- if you use marijuana as a teenager regularly -- eight IQ points."
Another place, another alleged crime
Says a 9-year-old girl was recently raped in Austin, Texas, by a guy previously "caught four times and released."
Undercounts Palestinian appearances
Between June 30 and July 10, CNN interviewed "17 Israeli public officials versus one" Palestinian official.
He's a tad high
"Right now, one third of all illegal aliens are going to California."
It's a 'napkin calculation'
"Literally, by the time a child is 18 years of age, they've killed over 100,000 people in video games and other online things."
Right on the praise, wrong on the votes
Republicans "went out of the way to praise (Eric) Holder's nomination. ... Not a single Republican senator opposed Eric Holder's nomination."
Cokie, you should join Twitter!
"In New York, your chances of getting murdered are 1 in 25,000. In Honduras, it’s 1 in 14."
Some inartful wording
Michael Eric Dyson
"Teenage births cost Texas taxpayers $1.1 billion in health care, foster care and lost tax revenue in 2010 alone."
Difference between 'orders' and 'actions'
"This president has offered fewer executive actions than almost any other president preceding his presidency in recent history."
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