Obamadebt tops $7 Trillion . . . CNS News
By the close of business on July 31, 2014, the federal debt had risen to $17,687,136,723,410.59—up $7,060,259,674,497.51 since Obama first inauguration day.
Contractors vow to fight Obama order . . . The Hill
Business interests are vowing to fight President Obama’s executive order imposing new restrictions on companies who want to do business with the federal government.
Rep. King reignites impeachment debate . . . Fox News
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) suggested that the impeachment issue could be reconsidered if Obama uses his executive powers to delay or defer deportation for more illegal immigrants.
Whole world headed through the border . . . Breitbart
Individuals from a variety of countries, including China and the Middle East, are headed in from Mexico.
Obama: Russia “doesn’t make anything” . . . Reuters
Obama asserted Russia “doesn’t make anything,” adding, “Immigrants aren’t rushing to Moscow in search of opportunity. The life expectancy of the Russian male is around 60 years old. The population is shrinking.”
Obama making fools of the media . . . Joe Curl
When disastrous news emerges, Team Obama does two things: refuses comment and charges its foes with playing politics. And then the media move along to the next shiny thing they see.
FBI hires firm to rate coverage . . . Washington Times
The FBI is hiring a contractor to grade news stories about the agency as “positive” “neutral” or “negative,” but the agency won’t say why officials need the information or what they plan to do with it.
Poll: Plurality wants GOP in charge . . . Newsmax
According to those responding, 43 percent want to see Republicans running both houses of Congress, with 41 percent in favor of Democrats running both chambers.
GOP hopes to pry Jews from Dems . . . The Hill
Republicans believe that the deepening crisis in Gaza could ultimately loosen the grip that the Democratic Party has traditionally held upon American Jewish voters.
Perry: Obama lacking on Israel . . . Examiner
Texas Gov. Rick Perry slammed the Obama administration Sunday for creating doubts about the U.S. commitment to Israel, as the Middle East ally remains locked in a bloody conflict with Hamas.
Michelle spurs bake sale bans . . . Wall Street Journal
A federal law that aims to curb childhood obesity means that, in dozens of states, bake sales must adhere to nutrition requirements that could replace cupcakes and brownies with fruit cups and granola bars.