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 Has Shot 41 Rounds of Golf as President

President Barack Obama has played a remarkable 41 rounds of golf since becoming president, easily outpacing his predecessor and possibly damaging his ability to portray himself in 2012 as a populist advocate of average folks. With the excursions lasting on average at least five hours, the president has devoted a total of more than 200 hours to golf, not counting time spent on the White

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Obama: Next Election ANOTHER Referendum on Bush

In an interview with NBC News, President Obama made it clear that the 2010 election, like the one Democrats swept in 2008, should be a referendum on President Bush, which is probably good thinking since Bush is the only politician around less popular Obama. Offering some quality political double talk, Obama said in a sitdown with NBC White House reporter Chuck Todd that he wanted

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Obama Bullish on the Oil Spill

President Obama made damn sure to talk about the Gulf oil spill before leaving on a three day vacation to Maine today, suggesting that even if the lattest cap is not perfect, the worst of the oil spill is easily over. Obama spoke to reporters at the White House before boarding his chopper, and in an usual display of loquaciousness, even took some questions. Now

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Obama Morning News || July 16, 2010

Obama Passes Agenda but Loses Voters . . . New York Times Bush Aide: Not All CIA Methods Approved . . . New York Times Israelis Say Obama Pro-Palestinian . . . Jerusalem Post Clinton to Seek Signs of Afghanistan Progress . . . Reuters Senator Questions Terror Suspect Transfer . . . Newsweek Why Sarah Palin is for Real . . . Times Obama

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