Newspaper Roundup for Friday, March 1, 2013

March 1, 2013 - 9:22 AM

Washington Times:
Rand Paul: Sequestration doesn’t cut nearly enough
But it could be a good start

Providence Journal:
Bill in R.I. House would make calamari the 'official state appetizer' / Poll

Fox News:
Yale mulls paying for students' sex change operations
Brown, Penn, Harvard and Cornell already do so

Washington Times:
Hamas warns Obama: Don’t visit Temple Mount

Washington Times:
Friday’s sequester meeting to provide cover for Obama, lawmakers

Seattle Post Intelligencer:
Store owners say plastic bag ban causes more shoplifting
Thieves with reusable bags harder to track, Seattle store owners say

Fox News:
Florida College Says Christian Group Can’t Have Christian Leaders

ABC News:
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano surprised by immigrant release
Had no idea what "career officials" were going to do.

Politico:
Jan Brewer: Immigrant detainee release ‘wrong’

New York Times:
Boehner Halts Talks on Cuts, and House G.O.P. Cheers

Philly.com:
U of Pennsylvania fund-raising campaign exceeds goal by nearly $1 billion

The Hill:
Irked lawmakers say Kerry left them in the dark on Syria aid
Shut out of a major foreign policy decision

Washington Times:
Military brass marching to Obama’s beat

The Hill:
Obama adviser didn't threaten Woodward, says White House

The Hill:
White House offers sequester guidance

Fox News:
Romney likens 2012 race to 'roller coaster,' in exclusive ‘Fox News Sunday’ interview

Philly.com:
'Girls Gone Wild' goes bust, files for bankruptcy

Politico:
Woodward: I never called it a threat
"It’s a tone question....It makes me uncomfortable.”

Chicago Tribune:
Cigarette tax jumps to $6.67 a pack in Chicago

Washington Post:
Hostility toward federal workers adds fuel to their furlough fears
Government workers anxious about furloughs, sequestration but also effects of bashing

Politico:
Pentagon plans to ask Congress for base closures

Politico:
Pete King slams Marco Rubio’s Wall Street trip

Washington Post:
Fired Groupon CEO’s refreshingly blunt memo to employees

Washington Post:
The hidden tax that Washington doesn’t want you to know about
Obamacare tax surcharge not indexed for inflation -- bracket creep

Washington Times:
Michael Moore likens Justice Antonin Scalia to a Ku Klux Klan member

USA Today:
U.S. Navy sailors convicted in Okinawa rape

New York Times:
Easing U.S., Slowly, Out of Home Financing