Tuesday, August 30, 2011 News Update

“They are not to do anything they please to provide for the general welfare, but only to lay taxes for that purpose. To consider the latter phrase not as describing the purpose of the first, but as giving a distinct and independent power to do any act they please which may be good for the Union, would render all the preceding and subsequent enumerations of power completely useless. It would reduce the whole instrument to a single phrase, that of instituting a Congress with power to do whatever would be for the good of the United States; and as they would be the sole judges of the good or evil, it would be also a power to do whatever evil they please.” –Thomas Jefferson, Opinion on National Bank, 1791

Secret U.S.-Taliban talks anger Afghan leaders

Perry: U.S. brass should lead troops abroad

Talks on New U.S.-Afghan Pact Strains Relations

Obama picks Krueger for economic adviser

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: Earthquake! Hurricane! Alien Invasion! Meanwhile in London, everything seemingly is spinning back under control.

Obama: Regulations Are Mere Rumors

Krugman Fails Climate Science 101

Liberating Libya for Jihadists

‘I Didn’t Change. The World Changed’ -In an interview, Dick Cheney says ‘It’s important to have people at the helm who are prepared to be unpopular.’

“We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our Liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections. If an election is to be determined by a majority of a single vote, and that can be procured by a party through artifice or corruption, the Government may be the choice of a party for its own ends, not of the nation for the national good.” –John Adams, Inaugural Address, 1797

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