Saturday, June 30, 2012 News Update

“Nothing so strongly impels a man to regard the interest of his constituents, as the certainty of returning to the general mass of the people, from whence he was taken, where he must participate in their burdens.” –George Mason, speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, 1788

6 months after U.S. left, Iraq violence surges

Egypt’s new leader vows to free sheik jailed in U.S.

White House: ‘Penalty’ for not having insurance

White House says Holder won’t be prosecuted

Egypt’s new president begins struggle for power

UK journalist assaulted in Tahrir Square: ‘Please make it stop’

Long shot: Artillery battery sets lethal record

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: It’s Up to the Voters Now The last chance to stop ObamaCare is in November.

ObamaCare and the Power to Tax ‘Judicial tax-writing is particularly troubling. Taxes have never been popular, see, e.g., Stamp Act of 1765.’

John Yoo: Chief Justice Roberts and His Apologists Some conservatives see a silver lining in the ObamaCare ruling. But it’s exactly the big-government disaster it appears to be.

The Roberts Rules The Chief Justice rewrites ObamaCare in order to save it.

Jonathan Haidt: He Knows Why We Fight Conservative or liberal, our moral instincts are shaped by evolution to strengthen ‘us’ against ‘them.’

Grumpy Old Lady Justice Ginsburg walks into a bar. The bartender says, “Why the long face?”

ObamaCare—Upheld and Doomed Regardless of the Supreme Court, fiscal reality will prevail.

“Excessive taxation … will carry reason and reflection to every man’s door, and particularly in the hour of election.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Taylor, 1798

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