Obama's Security Frisks Golfers, U.S. Might Send Ground Troops to Iraq, Study Says Your Opinion Doesn't Matter: P.M. Links


  • The White House

    President Obama needs to golf during his vacation, and that means other golfers must be frisked.

  • The U.S. is trying to figure out what to do about all the refugees that this ISIS-Iraq debacle is creating and … did someone say ground troops?
  • "The preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy," says a new, sad, and not particularly surprising study.
  • Same-sex marriages could begin in Virginia as early as next week.  
  • The latest Israeli-Gaza ceasefire officially expires in half an hour (5 p.m. ET). Also, an Associated Press reporter was killed by a previously undetonated ordinance from an Israeli airstrike.
  • Two German artists took responsibility for the white flags on the Brooklyn Bridge. Five bucks says Merkel had them do it as payback for all that espionage. 
  • Brazil's socialist presidential candidate was killed in a plane crash. That's a downer.

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