Sunday, June 24, 2012 News Update

“The whole of that Bill [of Rights] is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals… [I]t establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of.” –Albert Gallatin, letter to Alexander Addison, 1789

Army: Troops to be ready for Africa missions

U.S. Stocks See Second-Biggest Drop Of The Year

Obama wants your birthday money

In North Korea, learning to hate US starts early

Israel Mulls Good Will Gesture to Putin, Palestinians

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: Holder’s Many Privileges Obama invokes the arguments of the Bush Justice Department.

Axelrod’s ObamaCare Dollars Emails suggest the White House pushed business to the presidential adviser’s former firm to sell the health-care law.

The Emperor’s New Policy Obama’s immigration move is neither a breakthrough nor a power grab.

Hillary Clinton: Trade With Russia Is a Win-Win By making Moscow a normal trading partner, Congress would create American jobs and advance human rights.

Once More, With Meaning Romney can win, but he needs more than applause lines.

Race and ‘Privilege’ Defending an increasingly counterintuitive view of the Obama era.

Polling Immigration Has Obama finally found a winning issue? Reply hazy, try again.

Food Stamp Fiasco The Senate refuses to cut $20 billion out of $770 billion.

“Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, Religion and morality are indespensible supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of Patriotism who should labor to subvert these great Pillars of human happiness — these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. The mere Politician, equally with the pious man ought to respect and to cherish them. A volume could not trace all their connections with private and public felicity. … [L]et us with caution indulge the opposition, that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that National morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.” –George Washington (1796)

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