IRS ‘Bombshell’; Obama’s Detroit Promise; Big Sis Booed In Cali; Rangel Plays Solomon With College Loans; Charles Barkley Tells It Plain: TGIF Friday Morning News Roundup 7-19-2013


Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.



  • The Internal Revenue Service scandal was connected this week not just to the Washington office — that had been established — but to the office of the chief counsel. That is a bombshell, and Democrats know it — which is why they are so desperate to make the investigation go away. Source: The Wall Street Journal



  • On Oct. 13, President Obama boasted to Americans in his weekly address that he refused to “let Detroit go bankrupt.” Of course, Obama was referring to the auto industry. But with the news of Detroit filing for bankruptcy Thursday, his line takes on new meaning. Source: Washington Examiner



  • Outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was confirmed Thursday as the next president of the University of California amid protests both outside and inside the meeting at the UC San Francisco, Mission Bay campus. Source: CBS SF 



  • Congressman Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) has taken to the Internet with an idea that would prevent any future tussle over student loan interest rates: free college for everybody. Source: CNS News 



  • Charles Barkley got on CNBC (of all places) and managed to escape unscathed after telling Maria Bartiromo, “I agree with the verdict” in the George Zimmerman trial, and “I don’t like it when race gets out in the media because I don’t think the media has a pure heart…” Source: Real Clear Politics 



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