Blog Best of The Week 8/30/13

Eric Scheiner
By Eric Scheiner | August 30, 2013 | 11:06 AM EDT

We start off with a look at border security in this “Best of The Week.”

Senator John McCain of Arizona says, that if Congress passes the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill, which provides a path to citizenship for illegal aliens, and the president still does not enforce the border he’ll “go to court” to force him to do it.

The words “twerk” and “jorts” have entered the Oxford Dictionary. If you desire a definition for twerking, Morgan Freeman takes a moment to enlighten the public.

“Parasitical” is a word that gets a fresh definition from a participant at the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights March on Washington. The word is used to describe Al Sharpton and others.

Some GOP members are calling on House Speaker John Boehner to call the House back into session to prevent President Barack Obama from usurping Congress’s constitutional authority to authorize—or not authorize—the use of military force in Syria.

There's no student loan forgiveness program for mothers who raise their own children, but there is for some daycare workers; and student loan forgiveness may be yours if you work for the government in some capacity, but not if you earn a low salary in the private sector.

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