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

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This is Not Your President’s Oil Spill

The White House officially refers to the disaster in the Gulf as┬áthe “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 due to excess finger pointing.