Friday, March 16, 2012 News Update

“The executive branch of this government never has, nor will suffer, while I preside, any improper conduct of its officers to escape with impunity.” –George Washington, letter to Gouverneur Morris, 1795

The U.S. campaign in Afghanistan suffered a double blow Thursday when the Taliban broke off peace talks and President Hamid Karzai demanded NATO troops immediately pull out of rural areas because of anger over the killing of 16 civilians allegedly by a U.S. soldier.

Army: Soldier in WikiLeaks case aided al Qaeda

Netanyahu says Israel won’t need U.S. OK to hit Iran

Oil industry slams Obama’s policy on energy, sees production drop

‘Joe the Plumber’ takes the plunge into politics

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: The Magician In a re-election year, the U.S. president is making the world and all its troubles . . . vanish.

A Warning for Women of the Arab Spring I hope that in the countries where people have risen against dictatorships, they will reflect on and learn from what happened to us in Iran.

Bill Maher’s ‘Fatwa’ Liberals use Muslim terminology pejoratively, knowing the civility police will never be coming for them.

Obama’s Money and the Enthusiasm Gap The president’s fund-raising troubles are evidence of disappointed Democrats.

“To cherish and stimulate the activity of the human mind, by multiplying the objects of enterprise, is not among the least considerable of the expedients, by which the wealth of a nation may be promoted.” –Alexander Hamilton, Report on Manufactures, 1791

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