Thursday, July 12, 2012 News Update

“The true test is, whether the object be of a local character, and local use; or, whether it be of general benefit to the states. If it be purely local, congress cannot constitutionally appropriate money for the object. But, if the benefit be general, it matters not, whether in point of locality it be in one state, or several; whether it be of large, or of small extent.” –Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution, 1833

Outgoing Afghan ambassador: Civil war unlikely

Rep. Wolf warns colleagues about Chinese tech firms suspected of having links to Beijing’s military and cyberespionage efforts against the United States.

British judge rejects bid to stop Olympic rooftop missiles

Bills aim to retrieve Stolen Valor Act – Changes address free speech

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: Calls to Destroy Egypt’s Great Pyramids Begin

Black-on-Jewish Violence in the U.S.A.

Morning Bell: Top 5 Reasons to Repeal Obamacare

What Did Obama Know? History and speculation about Supreme Court leaks.

‘Adulteress’ Slaughtered in Afghanistan

“As our president bears no resemblance to a king so we shall see the Senate has no similitude to nobles. First, not being hereditary, their collective knowledge, wisdom, and virtue are not precarious. For by these qualities alone are they to obtain their offices, and they will have none of the peculiar qualities and vices of those men who possess power merely because their father held it before them.” –Tench Coxe, An American Citizen, No. 2, 1787

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