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


Gibbs: Biden Not Off the Reservation on Afghanistan

Vice President Biden shifted back into lose cannon mode Sunday, saying U.S. troops would be out of Afghanistan by 2014 and that the U.S. withdrawal next July would not feature a “token” number of troops. Unfortunately, this is not the strategy of President Obama, who has only said U.S. troops will cede the lead role to Afghani troops by 2014 and that the magnitude July

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Another Press Conference on the Way

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs today suggested an end of the year press conference by President Obama is a very good bet. Obama, who in the past has gone months without holding a news conference, had junked that strategy in favor of one that calls for holding constant news conferences. He’s come before the press in a formal manner to respond – answer is

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Top Ten Items on Obama’s Christmas Wish List

President Obama recently sent Santa his wish list. White House Dossier has obtained a copy, and senior White House officials have confirmed its authenticity. What follows are the top ten presidential Christmas gift wishes, not including several items that were redacted at the request of the national security adviser. 1. Boehner accidentally sets tanning booth to “deep-fry.” 2. Michelle doesn’t start serving the new items

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