In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


The Gores are Splitsville

The reaction to the news Al and Tipper Gore will separate,  broken today by POLITICO news machine Mike Allen, was shocking to everyone. I mean, we all remembers The Big Political Kiss at the 2000 Dem convention designed to loosen up Gore’s image, right? Gore apparently shot up with about a litre of testosterone and started ravaging his wife on the dais with the abandon

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Obama to BP: Drop Dead

President Obama today appeared in the Rose Garden to drive home the point that BP is bad people and he’s got nothing to do with them. And by the way, they might land in jail too. We will absolutely continue to hold B.P. and any other responsible parties accountable for financial losses born by the people in the region . . .  If our laws

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Obama Morning News || June 1, 2010

Isreali Raid Complicates Obama Push for Peace . . . New York Times Administration Distances From BP . . . Washington Post Obama’s Odd Memorial Day Odyssey . . . Washington Post Is Obama Too Ambitious for Afghanistan? . . . Newsweek The Saga of Bibi and Barack . . . Time Holder to Visit Gulf Coast Today . . . Reuters

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An Offer Sestak Can Refuse

The Scene is room is 312 at the Motel Six on Pa. Route 44 just outside Scranton. It is the summer of 2009. Former President Bill Clinton is leaning forward off of one of the twin beds facing Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.), who is seated uneasily in a small chair at the table. The former president has come at the behest of White House Chief

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