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


Obama Fails to Commemorate D-Day

President Obama is leading the country in two wars – three if you count the global war on terror – so you’d think he would be pretty focused on military matters. But not enough, apparently, to remember one of the bloodiest and most heroic days in U.S. military history. Yesterday of course was the 66th anniversary of D-Day, when U.S., British, and Canadian troops trudged

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Lunchtime for Barack and Joe

The scene is the Oval Office. The weekly private lunch between President Obama and Vice President Biden is just getting under way. Obama and Biden are sipping iced tea and dipping their roles into plates of olive oil. The president is speaking. Obama: So Joe, as I was saying, though I really enjoy our weekly lunches, I was thinking every two weeks might be a

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This is Not Your President’s Oil Spill

The White House officially refers to the disaster in the Gulf as the “BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.” White House communications officials also considered calling it the “Not Obama’s Fault Oil Spill,” but finally settled on other label. Meanwhile, several White House officials were reported to be walking around the West Wing with their hands in slings, having tired them out and lost use of them

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Obama Morning News || June 7, 2010

Stocks Are Falling Around the World . . . Reuters Obama To Sell Health Bill to the Public . . . New York Times Tea Partiers Backing Obama Defense Budget Cuts . . . POLITICO Is Elena Kagan Too Boring to Cause a Stir? . . . POLITICO Obamas Attend Ford Theater Bash . . . Washington Post Americans See Obama as partisan . .

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White House: Oil Spill, Oil the Time

Deluged with accusations that President Obama has failed to step up on the Oil Spill crisis, including accusations from yours truly, the White House is going into Oil Spill Overdrive Monday. Obama will meet with his Cabinet to discuss the issue. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen will brief together at the White House. White House Energy Czarina

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