Monthly Archives: February 2011

Thursday, February 17, 2011 News Update

“No nation in history has ever survived a tax burden that reached a third of its national income.” –Ronald Reagan Hezbollah threatens Israelis ‘anytime, anywhere’ In sharp reversal, U.S. agrees to rebuke Israel in Security Council

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 News Update

“It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it … Continue reading

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011 News Update

“I have been happy… in believing that… whatever follies we may be led into as to foreign nations, we shall never give up our Union, the last anchor of our hope, and that alone which is to prevent this heavenly … Continue reading

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Monday, February 14, 2011 News Update

In our private pursuits it is a great advantage that every honest employment is deemed honorable. I am myself a nail-maker. — Thomas Jefferson1795 — letter to Jean Nicolas DÈmeunier Egyptian army takes charge – Interim rule set as parliament, … Continue reading

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Sunday, February 13, 2011 News Update

“The construction applied … to those parts of the Constitution of the United States which delegate Congress a power … ought not to be construed as themselves to give unlimited powers.” –Thomas Jefferson Allen West closes CPAC promising ‘new dawn … Continue reading

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Saturday, February 12, 2011 News Update

“We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude.” Thomas Jefferson Hopeful Egyptians Unsure of Next Step Iraq Unearths Mass Grave Northeast of Baghdad

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Friday, February 11, 2011 News Update

“We’re a nation with global responsibilities. We’re not somewhere else in the world protecting someone else’s interests; we’re there protecting our own.” –Ronald Reagan Mubarak refuses to resign; Gives authority to vice president; crowds furious with decision U.S. checks Egyptian … Continue reading

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Egypt Post – Addendum

We have Uncle Jimbo being a pundit, and doing a rather good, if annoying, job. We have TAH honoring our Jewish fallen. This is important as a reminder that Israel is the only secular democracy in the ME. Then we … Continue reading

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Egypt?

Uncle Jimbo over at BLACKFIVE has another post up suggesting we support those in Egypt who are against the present government. I’m gonna re-post my comment here: I guess I’m troubled by grandiloquent terms like democracy, oppression and support being … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 News Update

“Men must be ready, they must pride themselves and be happy to sacrifice their private pleasures, passions and interests, nay, their private friendships and dearest connections, when they stand in competition with the rights of society.” –John Adams, letter to … Continue reading

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