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The Briefing 09-26-13

1) Leader’s must be clear. President Obama has not been. 

President Obama at the United Nations, New York Times (Editorial)

For Obama, an Evolving Doctrine on Foreign Policy, New York Times (David Sanger)

2) Obama increasingly restrained by liberals

Resurgent Liberals Put Heat on Obama, Wall Street Journal (Neil King Jr.)

3) Hypocrisy in Congress: Congressional members exempting themselves from Obamacare

The Hypocrisy Of Congress’s Gold-Plated Health Care, Wall Street Journal (William Bennett and Christopher Beach)

4) Government ran out of money yesterday. Did they stop spending? 

Happy Deficit Day, Uncle Sam, Wall Street Journal (James R. Harrigan and Antony Davies)

5) People in San Francisco love 3 things: political activism, environmentalism, and dogs

San Francisco Debates a Proposal to Limit Where Dogs Can Roam, New York Times (Rick Lyman)

America’s Coming Demographic Disaster, Thinking in Public (Jonathan V. Last and Dr. Mohler)

6) Dutch euthanasia deaths doubled in ten years

Number of Dutch killed by euthanasia rises by 13 percent, The Telegraph (Bruno Waterfield)

The right to die will put us on a very slippery slope, Financial Times (Christopher Caldwell)

7) Marijuana is “next great American industry”

Marijuana the “next great American industry,” Denver Post (John Ingold)

8) Average prostitute enters sex industry between ages of 12-14

Special Courts for Human Trafficking and Prostitution Are Planned in New York, New York Times (William K. Rashbaum

9) Abstinence before marriage incomprehensible to larger culture

Losing Her Religion, New York Times (Carlene Bauer)