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Top 10 Reads: August 17, 2011

Posted By Rob Bluey On August 17, 2011 @ 4:11 pm In Scribe | Comments Disabled

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  1. A Politicized Justice Department Strikes Again [2] – Hans von Spakovsky, National Review Online
  2. Social Security lies on super committee’s chopping block [3] – Dorothy Zhang, Daily Caller
  3. Obama ‘No Child’ Waiver Proposals Rile Conservatives [4] – Mallie Jane Kim, U.S. News & World Report
  4. Poverty Debate Raises Tension Between Obama and Black Leaders [5] – Steven Gray, Time
  5. Block grants designed for needy end up in wealthier communities [6] – Maureen Groppe, Indianapolis Star
  6. After nearly $8 trillion for security, feel any safer? [7] – Chris Hellman, CBS News
  7. China poised to launch its first space lab sooner than expected [8] – Leonard David, Space Insider
  8. Allies Jump as Washington’s Free Trade Delay Continues [9] – Mike Emanuel, FOX News
  9. Obama: I have it tougher than Abe Lincoln [10] – Neil Munro, Daily Caller
  10. Mother fined $535 after daughter saves endangered woodpecker from hungry cat [11] – Lukas I. Alpert, New York Daily News

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[2] A Politicized Justice Department Strikes Again: http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/274805/politicized-justice-department-strikes-again-hans-von-spakovsky?page=1#

[3] Social Security lies on super committee’s chopping block: http://dailycaller.com/2011/08/17/social-security-lies-on-super-committee%e2%80%99s-chopping-block/

[4] Obama ‘No Child’ Waiver Proposals Rile Conservatives: http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2011/08/16/obama-no-child-waiver-proposals-rile-conservatives

[5] Poverty Debate Raises Tension Between Obama and Black Leaders: http://swampland.time.com/2011/08/17/poverty-debate-raises-tension-between-obama-and-black-leaders/

[6] Block grants designed for needy end up in wealthier communities: http://www.indystar.com/article/20110817/NEWS05/108170354/Critics-Block-grants-designed-for-needy-end-up-in-wealthier-communities?odyssey=tab|mostpopular|text|FRONTPAGE

[7] After nearly $8 trillion for security, feel any safer?: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/08/17/opinion/main20093451.shtml

[8] China poised to launch its first space lab sooner than expected: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44168426/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/china-poised-launch-its-first-space-lab-month/

[9] Allies Jump as Washington’s Free Trade Delay Continues: http://politics.blogs.foxnews.com/2011/08/16/allies-jump-washingtons-free-trade-delay-continues

[10] Obama: I have it tougher than Abe Lincoln: http://dailycaller.com/2011/08/16/obama-i-have-it-tougher-than-abe-lincoln/

[11] Mother fined $535 after daughter saves endangered woodpecker from hungry cat: http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-08-02/news/29862446_1_feathered-friend-bird-woodpecker

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