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The Obama Morning News || September 2, 2014

Biden: Union workers deserve “fair share” . . . Associated Press
Vice President Biden told hundreds of Detroit-area union members that they deserve a “fair share” of any improvement in corporate profits.

Obama touts economic gains . . . Fox News
President Obama used Labor Day to tout the country’s economic gains under his leadership and make an election-year case that higher wages and other progress for workers can only be achieved through a Democrat-controlled Congress.

While Obama thinks, Cameron takes charge . . . Newsmax
While Great Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron cut his vacation short to deal with ISIS, President Obama was golfing on Martha’s Vineyard. While Cameron took action, raising Britain’s terror threat to “severe,” Obama told Americans “We don’t have a strategy, yet.”

Feinstein: Obama too cautious on ISIS . . . Politico
The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee says Obama might be taking too long to respond to the growing threat from Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria.

Right fumes as business backs Obama . . . Examiner
Some of the nation’s largest business groups say they are likely to back Obama’s plans to take executive action on a new comprehensive immigration policy, a further sign of the widening fracture between the Republican Party and one of its biggest groups of supporters.

GOP has new strategy for Obama . . . Newsmax
With Republicans poised to take control of the Senate, GOP lawmakers are developing a legislative strategy to pass key bills, while steering clear of negative atmospherics that could damage their chances of capturing the presidency in 2016.

The summer of Obama’s disconnect . . . Ron Fournier
Hawkish or weakish? Americans don’t like either in a president.

U.S. attacks al-Shabab in Somalia . . . Associated Press
U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somalia Monday, the Pentagon said, and a witness described ground-shaking explosions in a strike that reportedly targeted the group’s leader.

Cantor’s cushy landing . . . Politico
Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining the Wall Street firm Moelis & Co., the firm announced on Tuesday.

Government: How to roast marshmallows . . . The Blaze
The U.S. Forest Service on Friday published a nearly 700-word article on how to safely roast marshmallows, all in preparation for Saturday, which was National Roasted Marshmallow Day.

5 Responses to The Obama Morning News || September 2, 2014

  1. As far as the large companies likely to support the immigration issue.
    A lot of them already have foreign workers in many different countries.
    Instead of hiring an American to work the phone, such as customer service employee it is a party that answers who may have perfect grammer, but you cannot understand what they are saying.

    • I finally got a chance to read it. Refreshing to have it out in the open and to have an honest litany of the Obama presidency.

      Whether it goes anywhere — at least it has been said without a lot of mealy mouthed, political correctness.

    • Yeah — what would happen to Eric Cantor was on the top of my list. I am so relieved he managed to secure his future. Boy — that was a cliff hanger! :)