Monthly Archives: March 2011

Thursday, March 31, 2011 News Update

“It is evident from the state of the country, from the habits of the people, from the experience we have had on the point itself, that it is impracticable to raise any very considerable sums by direct taxation.” –Alexander Hamilton, … Continue reading

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March 30 2011 – Welcome Home Vietnam Vets

Considered doing a post about this, but that would be kinda like being the only one around to wish yourself happy birthday. Thanks Jonn. For myself: Wasn’t in the mud, but could smell it. Wasn’t in the jungle, but could … Continue reading

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 News Update

“Our party must be based on the kind of leadership that grows and takes its strength from the people. Any organization is in actuality only the lengthened shadow of its members. A political party is a mechanical structure created to … Continue reading

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For Better or Worse

Doing what they are paid to do… politics be damned. The Navy and Air Force git some. A U.S. Navy P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt attack aircraft and guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG-52), engaged Libyan … Continue reading

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011 News Update

“If, from the more wretched parts of the old world, we look at those which are in an advanced stage of improvement, we still find the greedy hand of government thrusting itself into every corner and crevice of industry, and … Continue reading

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Monday, March 28, 2011 News Update

[The President] is the dignified, but accountable magistrate of a free and great people. The tenure of his office, it is true, is not hereditary; nor is it for life: but still it is a tenure of the noblest kind: … Continue reading

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Sunday, March 27, 2011 News Update

Speak seldom, but to important subjects, except such as particularly relate to your constituents, and, in the former case, make yourself perfectly master of the subject. –George Washington1787 — Public Speaking Pakistan Switches Sides, Expanding Arms Allegiance With China and … Continue reading

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Saturday, March 26, 2011 News Update

“A republic, by which I mean a government in which the scheme of representation takes place, opens a different prospect and promises the cure for which we are seeking.” –James Madison, letter to William Hunter, 1790 Syrian Troops Arrest 200 … Continue reading

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Libya: Just Another Police Action?

My dad was KIA in Korea.  Not directly relevant, I admit, but  President Truman observed: Q. Mr. President, would it be correct, against your explanation, to call this a police action under the United Nations? THE PRESIDENT. Yes. That is … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 24, 2011 News Update

“But the safety of the people of America against dangers from foreign force depends not only on their forbearing to give just causes of war to other nations, but also on their placing and continuing themselves in such a situation … Continue reading

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