Low Popahirum, National Edition (6-16-14)

President Obama has faced low job-approval ratings for much of his presidency. In the current RealClearPolitics average of polls, his job-approval is currently 42%. According to Gallup, Obama’s job-approval has never averaged more than 48% in each of his last four years in office.” – Breitbart

“Politics is so unpredictable,” Clinton responded. “Whoever runs has to recognize that the American political system is probably the most difficult, even brutal, in the world.” – Daily Caller

“It is stunning and the bulk of the press corps will no doubt declare that it is now sufficiently covered that the rest of them can ignore it. Making a long, detailed report short, Dexter Filkins provides a detailed report on how privately the Iraqis were begging the U.S. to keep some troops in Iraq. More so, the President and his advisors knew Iran was swarming into Iraq. Instead of staying, the President decided to let Iran fill the American void.” – Erick Erickson/RedState

“The United States said it could launch air strikes and act jointly with its arch-enemy Iran to support the Iraqi government, after a rampage by Sunni Islamist insurgents across Iraq that has torn up traditional alliances in the Middle East.” – Reuters

“House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp says that when the IRS informed Congress that a subset of Lois Lerner’s emails was ‘lost,’ it suggested in the same letter that Congress end its investigation. Somehow, I don’t think it works that way.” – Paul Mirengoff/Power Line

“Newly discovered audio recordings of Hillary Clinton from the early 1980s include the former first lady’s frank and detailed assessment of the most significant criminal case of her legal career: defending a man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl.” – Washington Free Beacon

“President Barack Obama arrived in Palm Springs, California on Saturday via Air Force One to spend Father’s Day playing golf. Hours earlier, he had lectured graduating students at University of California, Irvine, about the need to ‘do something’ about climate change, mocking those who questioned that policy goal.” – Breitbart

“Will there be an investigation into the questionable (to put it kindly) story about the ‘lost’ e-mails from Lois Lerner’s computer? And if so, will any of the seemingly obvious and substantive questions about this tale be asked? At her blog, Sharyl Attkisson provides a list of the questions she would like to see asked, assuming anyone in DC is actually interested in finding the truth. Here are just a few.” – Hot Air

“A team of Harvard scientists believe the remnants of an ancient Earth, dating to the time another planet collided with ours to produce the moon, may still be lodged deep within the Earth’s mantle.” – Ultraculture 

“The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for the United States on Monday and said the economy would not reach full employment until the end of 2017, allowing the Federal Reserve to bide its time before raising interest rates.” – Reuters

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