Tuesday, August 16, 2011 News Update

“The citizens of the United States of America have the right to applaud themselves for having given to mankind examples of an enlarged and liberal policy worthy of imitation. All possess alike liberty of conscience and immunities of citizenship. It is now no more that toleration is spoken of as if it were by the indulgence of one class of citizens that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent natural rights, for happily the Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens in giving it on all occasions their effectual support.” –George Washington, letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island, 1790

Obama: I reversed recession until ‘bad luck’ hit

Col Gaddafi fires scud missile at rebel territory

U.S. to deny Taiwan new F-16 fighters

Medal of Honor recipient Charles Murray dies

Oldest survivor of Bataan Death March dies

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: Bachmann-Perry Overdrive – GOP voters are still searching for a unifying candidate.

The Barbarians Inside Britain’s Gates – All the young rioters will have had long experience with the justice system’s efforts to confer impunity upon law breakers.

The Nixon Shock Heard ‘Round the World – By severing the dollar’s convertibility to gold in 1971, the president ushered in a decade of inflation and economic stagnation.

The Great Deflation Like a leaky balloon, Barack Obama keeps getting smaller.

Ominous Parallels Is Michele Bachmann the Barack Obama of 2012?

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. . . –1776 — The Declaration of Independence

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