Saturday, October 13, 2012 News Update

[A] good moral character is the first essential in a man, and that the habits contracted at your age are generally indelible, and your conduct here may stamp your character through life. It is therefore highly important that you should endeavor not only to be learned but virtuous. –George Washington letter to Steptoe Washington — 1790

Syria activists say jihadis seize missile base

Mitt Romney, White House Spar Over Libya Attacks

Report: Safety systems for Afghan IEDs inadequate

Hungarian-born billionaire makes anti-socialism case in TV ad

Al Gore Worth 50 Times More Than He Was As Vice President

ATF Whistleblower Fired in Denny’s Parking Lot For Exposing Corruption

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: Dr. Strangelaugh Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Iranian Bomb.

Dan Savage: ‘Tony Perkins Sits On a Pile of Dead Gay Kids Every Day When He Goes To Work’

Stay out of the Syrian Maelstrom

Biden’s Intelligence Nuclear Iran? Resurgent al Qaeda? ‘Let’s all calm down.’

Jack Welch: I Was Right About That Strange Jobs Report The economy would need to be growing at breakneck speed for unemployment to drop to 7.8% from 8.3% in the course of two months.

Zhang Weiying: China’s Anti-Keynesian Insurgent Zhang Weiying’s warnings that stimulus spending would lead to malinvestment were once ignored. Now official ministries invite the follower of Hayek to speak.

Big Bird, Small President As of fiscal 2011, Sesame Workshop had assets of $289 million.

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” –John Adams (1770)

Most quotes used on quicknews are H/T to The Patriot Post

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