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 grasping the spoil of the multitude. Invention is continually exercised, to furnish new pretenses for revenues and taxation. It watches prosperity as its prey and permits none to escape without tribute.” –Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1791

In speech, Obama defends Libya operation

Mass Protests Support Syria’s Hard-line Regime, Despite Resignation Reports

Obama Administration Under Mounting Pressure for Botched Gun Trafficking Investigation

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: How Awful Is GE?

“Why Are You Abandoning Us?” Broadcasting to China Goes Quiet

Voting With Their Feet

Supernanny State

Online Journalism’s Golden Age Sometimes a Berlin Wall is better than a porous border.

President Obama Gives Last Week’s Speech

Luck as America’s Foreign Policy – America’s leaders — of both parties — bounce from one impulse to another instead of formulating a coherent foreign policy.

It will not be denied that power is of an encroaching nature and that it ought to be effectually restrained from passing the limits assigned to it. After discriminating, therefore, in theory, the several classes of power, as they may in their nature be legislative, executive, or judiciary, the next and most difficult task is to provide some practical security for each, against the invasion of the others. –James Madison1788 — Federalist No. 48

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