“The pyramid of government-and a republican government may well receive that beautiful and solid form-should be raised to a dignified altitude: but its foundations must, of consequence, be broad, and strong, and deep. The authority, the interests, and the affections of the people at large are the only foundation, on which a superstructure proposed to be at once durable and magnificent, can be rationally erected.” –James Wilson
Karzai Demands U.S. Hand Over Bagram Prison
Pentagon investigating possible leak of Bin Laden raid details
DoD investigates leaks for bin Laden film
Israel, U.S. to stage major defense drill
Commentary: The Failure of the “Russia Reset”: Next Steps for the United States and Europe
Pogo Progressives With Bush gone, they have met the enemy. You’ll never guess who it is.
Antiwar Reporting: In “The Operators,” Michael Hastings, the man whose Rolling Stone interview doomed the career of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, offers up dispatches from Afghanistan.
A Big Win for Romney in Iowa – The former governor of Massachusetts is now a heavy favorite for the nomination.
Morning Bell: Obama’s Tyrannical Abuse of Power
The Arab Spring: An Obituary
“A good government implies two things; first, fidelity to the objects of the government; secondly, a knowledge of the means, by which those objects can be best attained.” –Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution, 1833
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