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 Schedule || September 28, 2010

12:00 pm || Meets with an Albuquerque, NM family at their home 12:15 pm || Holds a discussion on the economy 2:20 pm || Departs Albuquerque 4:35 pm || Arrives Madison, Wisc. 5:30 pm || Attends a DNC fundraiser 7:00 pm || Delivers remarks at a DNC rally 8:20 pm || Departs Madison, Wisc. 9:15 pm || Arrives Des Moines, Iowa All times Eastern

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Obama Questioned by Beavis and Butthead

OMG, I hope the White House is not counting this as a press conference. President Obama today took questions during a conference call with “college and university student-journalists.” Our democracy is not safe. The future of journalism is worse than I thought. It’s not just that the “student-journalists” have no idea how to ask a tough question. IT’S THAT THEY CAN HARDLY SPEAK. MR. DAILEDA: 

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Michelle Obama, White House Operative

OK, this ain’t getting fat kids into shape stuff. It has been widely reported that Michelle Obama is going to be playing a much more active role on the campaign trail. But the White House is making clear that she will also work on behalf of the president’s policies. Not since – or before – Hillary did Hillarycare and screwed it up have we seen

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Sasha and Malia in the Public Square

Here’s another example of why President Obama should stop bringing his children before the public. Obama frequently talks about his kids, and they appear in White House approved photos. I’m sure at least part of this is that, as a loving dad, he just sees them as an extension of himself. But since everything he does bears scrutiny, and since they are arguably also being

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Obama: There are Good Republicans Too

Fresh from weeks of bludgeoning Republicans with a rhetorical sledge hammer,  President Obama today declared that there are indeed good Republicans too. With an eye probably on the fact that the number of people who identify themselves as Republican or plan to vote GOP this year on the rise, the president said on the NBC Today Show this morning that his problem is with “Republican

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