- At two separate weekend campaign stops, Republican presidential candidate and former food industry executive Herman Cain proposed an electrified border fence that would kill anyone who tried to cross the border illegally; today says, "America needs to get a sense of humor."
- Wall Street occupiers are destroying food carts and other small businesses.
- Mexico President Felipe Calderon, when asked if his presidency will be remembered as the one that led to the murder of 40,000 Mexicans and counting: "It’s possible some will remember me for that or will want me to be remembered for that. But if Mexico triumphs as I am sure it will, if Mexico has new institutions in the future, if Mexico subdues the criminals, if Mexico reconstructs its social fabric there will also be those that remember me as the president who dared to take on the criminals and indicate the long path of institutional reconstruction of the country."
- Rush Limbaugh accuses President Obama of "targeting Christians" for going after the child-enslaving, village-pillaging Lord's Resistance Army. (Sen. John McCain takes the high road and chides Obama for entering yet another military engagement without the consent of Congress.)
- Texas District Attorney opposes DNA testing of convicted suspects because "it overrides what a jury decided."
- Daily Telegraph blogger and Oxford historian Timothy Stanley says Western governments should ban Internet pornography because "like heroin, porn has been proven to be addictive," and "the internet turned pedophilia from a private sin into an organized crime."
- NewsBusters: "U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle, a Clinton appointee, has ruled that the Justice Department does not need to release emails Solicitor General Elena Kagan sent from her DOJ email account to people in the White House—in which she discussed her recusal decisions as solicitor general—because the emails were 'used for a purely personal objective.'"(Via Ben in the comments)
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- Peter Suderman: Obamacare's 12 false premises and broken promises. Plus: The long, tortured quest for a conservative health policy.
- Consumers should drive medicine
- Jacob Sullum: Prosecutors disarm defendants by freezing their assets
- Ronald Bailey: The Aloha State’s dishonest anti-biotech campaign