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


Axelrod: Plouffe Headed to White House

Obama presidential campaign manager David Plouffe will be headed to the White House sometime in the next six months or so, according to senior adviser David Axelrod. Axelrod indicated to the Chicago Sun-Times that Plouffe would essentially be replacing him in a senior adviser role sometime before Axelrod himself departs next spring. Since Obama became president, Plouffe has been running Organizing for America, the grass

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Obama is Golfing Today

So what’s new, you ask? Just letting you know. It’s my job to report to you the obvious as well. Usual buddies White House trip director Marvin Nicholson and Energy Department’s David Katz are along, as well as Nicholson’s brother.

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Obama’s Weekly Assault on the GOP

This week’s weekly address by President Obama amounts to – I know this will surprise you – “Me and Democrats good, Republicans really bad.” Is it really appropriate to, week after week, use the weekly address to the American people for purely partisan purposes? I assume the legal sharks in the White House Counsel’s Office have approved all of this. Presidents do bash the other

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