Monday, January 30, 2012 News Update

“If by the liberty of the press were understood merely the liberty of discussing the propriety of public measures and political opinions, let us have as much of it as you please: But if it means the liberty of affronting, calumniating and defaming one another, I, for my part, own myself willing to part with my share of it, whenever our legislators shall please so to alter the law and shall chearfully consent to exchange my liberty of abusing others for the privilege of not being abused myself.” –Benjamin Franklin, An Account of the Supremest Court of Judicature in Pennsylvania, viz. The Court of the Press, 1789

U.S. Drones Patrolling Its Skies Provoke Outrage in Iraq

Russia stands strong with Assad as its last friend in Arab world

Jury finds Afghan family guilty in honor killings

Marine hit by grenade rates MoH, buddies say

U.S. tries to steady oil-rich, but restive Nigeria

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: An America divided

The GOP Takes a Wild Ride

Obama’s twisty light-bulb logic; White House wants to turn every other house into a HAZMAT zone

“He who is permitted by law to have no property of his own, can with difficulty conceive that property is founded in anything but force.” –Thomas Jefferson, to Bancroft, 1788

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