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Nov 9, 2011

News and Commentary Round Up

From Freedomain Radio: The Sunset of the State. [Note: this excellent YouTube video runs for over 9 minutes.](hat tip to Manfred S.)

From Jest: Where Occupy Wall Street Headlines Come From.[Note:Hilarious]

From the Wall Street Journal: Court Rules Health Law Is Constitutional. [Note: the interstate commerce clause is made of elastic and can be stretched to cover almost any situation.]

A third federal appeals court has declared President Obama’s health law to be constitutional. The influential District of Columbia court says Congress’s powers over interstate commerce give it the means to require individuals to buy health care or face a financial penalty.

From ABC News: Your TV, Radio Will Be Interrupted Today, Wednesday. U.S. Emergency Alert System gets first national test at 2pm Eastern.

From the Guardian: Charlie Hebdo front cover depicts Muslim man kissing cartoonist. French satirical magazine does not hold back in latest issue despite firebomb attack after printing Muhammad cartoon.

From PJ Media: Tea Party Taboo: The Atheism of Ayn Rand.

And the bizarre headline for today....From Huffington Post: Babatunde Omidina, Nigerian Actor, Freed After 25 Successful Bowel Movements.

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