Monday, August 22, 2011 News Update

“I should consider the speeches of Livy, Sallust, and Tacitus, as preeminent specimens of logic, taste and that sententious brevity which, using not a word to spare, leaves not a moment for inattention to the hearer. Amplification is the vice of modern oratory.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to David Harding, 1824

Gaza Militants Renew Rocket Fire Despite Truce

Heavy Clashes Near Qaddafi Compound as Rebels Overtake Most of Tripoli

Iran Moves Some Centrifuges to Underground Site

Syria warns against military intervention

Chemical munitions still plague DC neighorhood

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: Bad Luck? Bad Faith?

Morning Bell: China Threatening U.S. Space Superiority

Freedom’s Last Stand

My Response To Buffett And Obama – Before you ask for more tax money from me, raise the $2.2 trillion you already collect each year more fairly and spend it more wisely.

[N]or did I believe until lately, that it was within the bonds of probability; hardly within those of possibility, that, while I was using my utmost exertions to establish a national character of our own, independent, as far as our obligations, and justice would permit, of every nation of the earth; and wished, by steering a steady course, to preserve this Country from the horrors of a desolating war, that I should be accused of being the enemy of one Nation, and subject to the influence of another; and to prove it, that every act of my administration would be tortured, and the grossest, and most insidious mis-representations of them be made (by giving one side only of a subject, and that too in such exaggerated and indecent terms as could scarcely be applied to a Nero; a notorious defaulter; or even to a common pick-pocket). — George Washington1796 — letter to Thomas Jefferson

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