Monthly Archives: March 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 News Update

“My confidence is that there will for a long time be virtue and good sense enough in our countrymen to correct abuses.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to Edward Rutledge, 1788 Official: Supreme Court decision puts U.S. information at risk Taliban threaten … Continue reading

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Sunday, March 11, 2012 News Update

We are either a United people, or we are not. If the former, let us, in all matters of general concern act as a nation, which have national objects to promote, and a national character to support. If we are … Continue reading

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Saturday, March 10, 2012 News Update

“We are firmly convinced, and we act on that conviction, that with nations as with individuals our interests soundly calculated will ever be found inseparable from our moral duties, and history bears witness to the fact that a just nation … Continue reading

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Friday, March 9, 2012 News Update

“We must be unanimous; there must be no pulling different ways; we must hang together.” –John Hancock (July 4, 1776) Syrian deputy minister defects, slams Assad – Oil official urges colleagues to get out Report: Obama offered Israel ‘package deal’ … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 8, 2012 News Update

“An important art of politicians is to find new names for institutions which under old names have become odious to the public.” –French diplomat Talleyrand Wide distrust imperils talks on Afghanistan Major changes for Marines in Afghanistan

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012 News Update

Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature that such devices should be necessary to control the abuses … Continue reading

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 News Update

“Listen carefully when you hear screeching accusations about fairness. Just below the surface, you’ll hear an appeal to greed and envy totally inconsistent with the American spirit.” –Ronald Reagan Afghan officials: Talks for deal with U.S. faltering Officials: 25 police … Continue reading

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Monday, March 5, 2012 News Update

“We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude.” –Thomas Jefferson Obama calls for containing Iran, says ‘too much loose talk of war’ Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Massacres 60 Yemeni soldiers

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Friday, March 2, 2012 News Update

“It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself. Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors?” –Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, Query 17, 1781 North Korea nuclear envoy … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 1, 2012 News Update

“Men of energy of character must have enemies; because there are two sides to every question, and taking one with decision, and acting on it with effect, those who take the other will of course be hostile in proportion as … Continue reading

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