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


Issa To Probe Possible Gambling in Nevada

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform ranking member Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has determined it is possible there is gambling going on right at this minute throughout the state of Nevada and has launched in federal probe into the matter. “We have gotten reports of large rooms in the city of Las Vegas without clocks where people can get free drinks from sexy waitresses,” Issa

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Obama Cancels Asia Trip, Again

The White House has announced that Obama is canceling his upcoming trip to Indonesia and Australia for the second time, promising to get to them later. Here is a statement from Gibbs: President Obama spoke tonight with Prime Minister Rudd of Australia, and with President Yudhoyono of Indonesia.  President Obama expressed his deep regret that he has to postpone his trip to Asia that was

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The Nine Snootiest Practices of Barack Obama

Commenting on a recent post in which I noted Obama’s love for and knowledge of basketball, a knowing reader said that he was a little sick of hearing so much about Obama’s B-Ball acumen when the president’s real game is GOLF. And you know what, though Obama knows and loves hoops, he’s right. President Obama puts in 18 holes nearly every weekend. Once over a

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