Friday, July 20, 2012 News Update

“I rejoice in a belief that intellectual light will spring up in the dark corners of the earth; that freedom of enquiry will produce liberality of conduct; that mankind will reverse the absurd position that the many were, made for the few; and that they will not continue slaves in one part of the globe, when they can become freemen in another.” –George Washington, draft of First Inaugural Address, 1789

Motorcycle-borne MARSOC Marines prey on Taliban

14 dead, at least 50 injured in shooting at Colorado movie theater, police say

Fox News Poll: Voters want lawmakers to keep working on health care

Assad reportedly flees to Syria coastal town as regime forces strike back against rebels

Uprising in Syria puts Hezbollah on the defensive

Top Muslim cleric Yakupov gunned down in Russia

Gay troops OK’d to march at parade in uniform

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: American Eulogy

Post Office Might Miss Retirees’ Payment

Strassel: Obama’s Enemies List—Part II First an Obama campaign website called out Romney donor Frank Vandersloot. Next the IRS moved to audit him—and so did the Labor Department.

Taking the Cyberattack Threat Seriously In a future conflict, an adversary unable to match our military supremacy on the battlefield might seek to exploit our computer vulnerabilities here at home

Obama’s Shrinking Majority He won 9.5 million more votes than McCain. That won’t happen again.

The Tax Cliff Is a Growth Killer No matter what happens from now on, 2013 will be a very tough year.

The Great Betrayal: Obama’s Wars and the War in Iraq

Explaining Obama’s Ressentiment Unearned success is the central theme of his life story.

It’s True: Corporations Are People What else could they be? Buildings don’t hire people. Buildings don’t design cars that run on electricity or discover drug therapies to defeat cancer.

Rove: Obama Gets Down and Dirty The president’s campaign puts out a steady stream of smears against Mitt Romney, including an insinuation that he committed a felony in an SEC filing.

An Evangelical-Catholic Stand on Liberty Why Catholic University and Wheaton College are suing to stop the Obama administration’s contraception mandate.

“Wish not so much to live long as to live well.” –Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1746

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