Tuesday, August 7, 2012 News Update

“[T]here exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” –George Washington, First Inaugural Address, 1789

UK bank, Iran accused of scheme that left US financial system ‘vulnerable to terrorists’

Sikh temple’s president hailed a ‘hero,’ dies defending worshipers from gunman

Taliban claims responsibility after truck bomb hits gate of NATO base

Mars landing gives U.S. space program a boost

U.S. bets on Syria rebels after diplomacy fails

Watch-standing sgt. honors child with cancer

Some Afghans, fed up with Taliban, fight back

U.S. Spending Bills Suddenly Irrelevant

Assad regime crumbling down to core – Syrian prime minister, family flee to Jordan

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: Harry Reid Gone Wild

Was Milton Friedman a Secret Admirer of Keynes? Liberals misread the great free-market scholar in order to hijack his legacy.

Martin Peretz: From Truman to McGovern to Obama Martin Peretz helped return the Democratic Party from its anti-Vietnam excesses to the foreign-policy center. Now he laments that the president he supported in 2008 gets the U.N., the Arab world and Israel all wrong.

Black Pastors Oppose President, Democrats on Same Sex Marriage

Never Will I Forsake You

Obama and ‘Earning Your Success’ The work mandate was the most successful welfare reform in 60 years. Ending it is a tragedy.

Red and Black Tragedy

A New Climate-Change Consensus; It’s time for conservatives to compete with liberals to devise the best, most cost-effective climate solutions.

“The virtues of men are of more consequence to society than their abilities; and for this reason, the heart should be cultivated with more assiduity than the head.” –Noah Webster, On the Education of Youth in America, 1788

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