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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Obama Marks Croatian Statehood Day

Well, there he goes again, kissing more ethnic ass. President Obama today congratulated the Croats on Croatian Statehood Day. The Dossier hasn’t been so intrigued since earlier this year, when he marked the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. I join the American people in sending my congratulations to all those observing Croatian Statehood Day . . . Here in America, those Americans that trace their origins

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‘Joe, You Go This Time . . . “

“I just can’t stand the smell and the seafood made me sick.” Obama sends Biden to the Gulf.  He’ll land there Tuesday and visit National Incident Command Center in New Orleans and the Florida panhandle.

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Barack and Dmitri, BFF

One of the downsides of going buddy buddy with Medvedev – you know, running out for cheeseburgers and strolling around the White House grounds – is that it allows the Russian president to present himself as a normal leader, which he is not. As we learn in the Christian Science Monitor, while Medvedev and Obama discuss whether to hold the pickles, hold the lettuce, Russia

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Obama Morning News || June 25, 2010

Obama and Medvedev Talk Economics . . . New York Times Obama Confident in War Leadership . . . New York Times Obama Losing Hill Liberals on War . . . POLITICO Conservatives Angered by Obama’s Gay Agenda . . . Washington Times How Rolling Stone Got its Access . . . The Guardian Larry Summers Talks Economics . . . Reuters Pelosi Faces Off

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Secret White House Sessions With Lobbyists

Great piece today in the New York Times about how Obama officials meet with lobbyists off the White House grounds so they don’t get recorded on the visitors’ logs. And many lobbyists who do enter are recorded as meeting some low level assistant who is greeting them, not the real person they came to see. Lobbyists also report getting emails from White House officials personal

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