Tuesday Evening Roundup: August 30, 2011

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was born on this day in 1797.

Things you should read.

New CNN Poll: Perry sits atop GOP field
According to a CNN/ORC International Poll of Republicans and independent voters who lean towards the GOP, Perry now sits atop the list of Republican presidential candidates, with strong support from most demographic groups.
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A Vineyard Too Far
Victor Davis Hansen via National Review Online
We all know that for the president to keep pushing his agenda of higher taxes, he will soon inevitably get back to bashing the rich. But we also assume that this time the public has seen the flip side of a one-eyed Jack and wonders, when the president hits up his Vineyard neighbors for campaign cash at his $20 million rented estate, whether he will first make sure that they are not “fat cats” and owners of “corporate jets.”
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Obama Supporter Warren Buffett’s Co. Hasn’t Paid Some Taxes Since 2002
The Blaze
The New York Post explains: That’s right: As Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson notes, the company openly admits that it owes back taxes since as long ago as 2002.
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Google Cuts Churches Out Of Nonprofit Program
Christianity Today
Brian Young had big plans for his church’s IT strategy. But his vision suffered a serious setback this summer after Google Inc. altered its nonprofit program to prohibit all churches and religious organizations from participating.
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Born on This Day
1797 – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, English writer (d. 1851)
1893 – Huey Long, American politician (d. 1935)
1898 – Shirley Booth, American actress (d. 1992)
1906 – Joan Blondell, American actress (d. 1979)
1908 – Fred MacMurray, American actor (d. 1991)
1918 – Ted Williams, American baseball player (d. 2002)
1972 – Cameron Diaz, American actress

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