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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Health Reform Law Waivers to Save Obama’s Pledge

Businesses are getting waivers from the health reform rules that so that they won’t start dropping coverage. The idea seems to be to keep Obama’s promise that your insurance won’t change under the new law – at least until Election Day. Saw this on Cafe Hayek.

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Obama Schedule || October 8, 2010

11:25 am || Tours a small business; Bladensburg, Md. 11:40 am || Delivers remarks on the monthly jobs numbers 2:05 pm || Signs the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 Live Stream of Gibbs briefing at TBD All times Eastern

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Heckler to Obama: You’re a Liar!

A little disruption today during Obama’s appearance in Bowie, Md. This dude’s spontaneous outrage was, um, filmed by his friends. Looks less like he was attacked than that he got the Hell out of there for fear of being attacked.

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The White House Oil Spill Scandal

The preliminary report by the Obama-appointed commission looking into the Gulf oil spill shows not just government incompetence, but possible deception. It is a scandal that should be investigated. Not only does the report say that the government was too slow to react to the spill initially and then might have based its response on political considerations, but it states that senior officials – primarily

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President and Mrs. Obama to Attend Fundraisers Together

This is really sweet. President Obama and Michelle Obama will travel to Ohio October 17 to  raise money TOGETHER. With his popularity in the dumps and hers still somewhere above 50 percent, the president has decided to take the Misses along to his day job, staging an event with her in Cleveland for Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and then moving on to a DNC fundraiser

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Gibbs Gaggles! Good Gibbs!

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs today is again convening a morning off-camera gaggle, which will be followed later by the regular on-camera briefing at 12:30. This is  good news. The gaggle provides a more informal atmosphere for reporters to question the press secretary, to the benefit both the public and the White House itself. When Gibbs began yesterday’s gaggle, he pointedly stepped to the

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Video: Axelrod on the Letterman Show

Axelrod is mostly being humorous, but there is a good little preview of how the Obama people would attack Mitt Romney, who I think is the leading Republican presidential prospect now, though for sure he has no lock on the thing. Axelrod here cries some crocodile tears for Romney’s unfortunate decision to cease being a moderate who ran an Obamacare test run in Massachusetts and

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