Thursday, October 13, 2011 News Update

“If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send 150 lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, & talk by the hour? That 150 lawyers should do business together ought not to be expected.” –Thomas Jefferson, Autobiography, 1821

Nigerian Man Pleads Guilty to Plane Bomb Attempt, Says U.S. ‘Should be Warned’

Iraq Controls Airspace for First Time Since 2003

Korean War Veteran Gets Purple Heart After Six-Decade Wait

Virginian held on charges of surveilling foes of Assad – Syrian Embassy raps ‘lies and fabrications’

Obama urged to expel Iranian diplomats after D.C. terror plot foiled

U.S. downplays reports of Iraq troop request

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: Ink-Stained Vigilante An ugly moment during last night’s Republican debate.

Apologies Not Accepted

Government the Job Killer

How Players Unions Are Killing Sports

“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. Certainly no such universal power was meant to be given them. [The Constitution] was intended to lace them up straightly within the enumerated powers and those without which, as means, these powers could not be carried into effect.” –Thomas Jefferson, Opinion on a National Bank, 1791

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