Saturday, February 18, 2012 News Update

“Strangers are welcome because there is room enough for them all, and therefore the old inhabitants are not jealous of them; the laws protect them sufficiently so that they have no need of the patronage of great men; and every one will enjoy securely the profits of his industry. But if he does not bring a fortune with him, he must work and be industrious to live.” –Benjamin Franklin, Those Who Would Remove to America, 1784

Feds arrest man allegedly heading to U.S. Capitol for suicide mission after sting investigation

Global clearinghouse ready to evict Iranian banks

Sanctions may be changing Iran’s nuke plans

US officials believe Iran sanctions will fail, making military action likely

Michelle Obama Decides to Ski Aspen

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: Fear and Feminism Some criticism of Rick Santorum is downright irrational.

Identity Politics Kills How to make a bad joke hysterically funny.

Morning Bell: Obamanomics Has Failed

Europe’s Supply-Side Revolution Following Germany’s lead, euro-zone nations are pursuing pro-growth reforms that Reagan and Thatcher would admire.

The War on Wyden For daring to work on Medicare reform with Republican Paul Ryan, the Democratic senator from Oregon is lambasted by keepers of the liberal flame.

The Obama–Cameron Summit Must Advance U.S.–U.K. Defense Cooperation

Next Steps for U.S. in Syria Crisis

“I … place economy among the first and most important of republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared. … Taxation follows that, and in its turn wretchedness and oppression. … We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude.” –Thomas Jefferson (1816)

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