Tuesday, December 20, 2011 News Update

“[A] wise and frugal government … shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government.” –Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address, 1801

Russia Ramps Up New ‘Satan’ Nuke After U.S. Talks Breakdown

Agents say Manning didn’t fully cover tracks

Egypt’s Tahrir clashes rage on, army unrepentant

….N. Korea test fires short-range missile: report

Troop exit opens wounds for Iraqis in U.S

NATO night raids continue with Afghan help

Chavez keeps trying to lure anti-U.S. allies

Iraq Issues Arrest Warrant for Sunni Vice President

50 Facts About The U.S. Economy That Will Shock You

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: The courage of Václav Havel

Capitalism and the Right to Rise In freedom lies the risk of failure. But in statism lies the certainty of stagnation.

Why Mandated Health Insurance Is Unfair -There’s an easier way to solve the ‘free-rider’ problem.

The EPA’s Fracking Scare -Breaking down the facts in that Wyoming drinking water study.

Iraq Teeters

Morning Bell: The Death of Kim Jong-il

Is There a War on Christmas?

Congress plays charades with insider trading

“Liberty is a word which, according as it is used, comprehends the most good and the most evil of any in the world. Justly understood it is sacred next to those which we appropriate in divine adoration; but in the mouths of some it means anything, which enervate a necessary government; excite a jealousy of the rulers who are our own choice, and keep society in confusion for want of a power sufficiently concentered to promote good.” –Oliver Ellsworth, A Landholder, No. III, 1787

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