Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sunday, July 31, 2011 News Update

“But with respect to future debt; would it not be wise and just for that nation to declare in the constitution they are forming that neither the legislature, nor the nation itself can validly contract more debt, than they may … Continue reading

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Friday, July 29, 2011 News Update

“The Constitution … is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the judiciary which they may twist and shape into any form they please.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to Judge Spencer Roane, 1819 Record Number of U.S. Troops Killed … Continue reading

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011 News Update

“[The Democratic Party leadership] tell us they have done the most that humanly could be done. They say that the United States has had its day in the sun; that our nation has passed its zenith. They expect you to … Continue reading

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A New Paradigm? Or Just Nuance?

The silly terms in my title annoy me. Some asshole in Norway committed a sort of “terrorist act” to promote his world view. I simply can’t make much more of the events in, and around, Oslo than that. What possible … Continue reading

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Friday, July 22, 2011 News Update

“I wish it were possible to obtain a single amendment to our Constitution … taking from the federal government their power of borrowing.” –Thomas Jefferson (Letter of November 26th, 1798) Russian agent linked to U.S. Embassy blast Beijing develops pulse … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011 News Update

“The eyes of the world being thus on our Country, it is put the more on its good behavior, and under the greater obligation also, to do justice to the Tree of Liberty by an exhibition of the fine fruits … Continue reading

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Monday, July 18, 2011 News Update

“A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.” –Alexander Hamilton, The Farmer Refuted, 1775 Karzai adviser killed; Taliban takes credit Gay couples denied military spouse benefits

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Saturday, July 16, 2011 News Update

“[W]hen all government, domestic and foreign, in little as in great things, shall be drawn to Washington as the center of all power, it will render powerless the checks provided of one government on another.” –Thomas Jefferson Rep. West: Obama … Continue reading

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“What’s Past is Prologue”

The Past: THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks … Continue reading

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Thursday, July 14, 2011 News Update

If it be asked what is to restrain the House of Representatives from making legal discriminations in favor of themselves and a particular class of the society? I answer, the genius of the whole system, the nature of just and … Continue reading

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