Obama Talks Syria War and Climate Change Executive Order, Reid Wants Web Sales Tax, D'Souza Spared Prison Time: P.M. Links

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    President Barack Obama today said that his Syrian war "is not America's fight alone." Besides bombing ISIS, we also attacked an Al Qaeda affiliated called the "Khorasan Group," which the Pentagon says poses a bigger threat. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) blames his fellow congress critters for being passively allowing a new "Cheney pre-emptive war doctrine," because, obviously, the president can't be expected to demonstrate any self-restraint, and Kaine can't be expected to call it the "Obama pre-emptive war doctrine."

  • Speaking of Big O's lack of self-restraint, he's got a new executive order on climate change.
  • Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says an Internet sales tax law "is long, long overdue." Apparently not that long, because he's waiting until after the midterm elections to try cramming this bad idea down America's throat.
  • Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza, who was found guilty of campaign finance fraud, will be spared from having to serve prison time. Before you applaud the former Reagan advisor, do you think you'd get the same treatment in court?
  • Since some guy managed to get over the first one, there's a new fence around the White House. Insert your own border joke here.
  • Nearly forty years later, the U.S. is preparing to end its arms embargo on Vietnam. If only we could celebrate with Cuban cigars.
  • The Ebola outbreak in Africa looks to be "far worse than the authorities acknowledge," and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that in 4 months there could be 1.4 million infected. The Food and Drug Administration just OK'd an experimental drug to fight the virus. 

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