Morning Reads: Heritage Benghazi Hearing Goes Horribly Wrong; Koch Bros Unveil Another Super PAC
Credit: Truthout.org
June 17, 2014

Via Moyers & Company:

Good morning! On this day in 1972, Nixon’s Watergate burglars were arrested. It would prove to be the beginning of the end for “Tricky Dick.”

Boots on the ground –> Obama informed Congress that he was deploying up to 275 troops to Iraq “for the purpose of protecting US citizens and property.” AND: The AP reports that the administration is considering “an array of options for combating fast-moving Islamic insurgents, including airstrikes or a contingent of special forces.” MEANWHILE: Mitchell Prothero reports for McClatchy that Iraq’s senior Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistan...

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