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


Bill Clinton to the White House

Weird. Clinton’s coming over to help Obama and Biden host a 2:35 meeting with business leaders at the White House. Not sure what Bill is doing there other than to add some publicity to what is clearly a showcase for Obama’s new-found embrace of business types. With the economy continuing to sag, Obama has been giving corporate America the finger less and less often.