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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Obama Schedule || Week of February 6, 2011

From the White House: On Sunday, President Obama and Mrs. Obama host a Superbowl party. On Monday, the President will deliver remarks to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Later, the President will have lunch with Paul Volcker at the White House. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House. On Thursday, the President will travel to Marquette, Michigan, where local

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Slapdash Obama Policy Toward Egypt

Is there any coherent, consistent thought going on behind our policy toward Egypt? Let me ask you a question: What do the majority of Egyptians want? Do you know? Does Obama? Here’s what veteran observer Edward Luttwak writes today in the Wall Street Journal The few journalists who speak colloquial Egyptian Arabic report that among the poor majority of the population—those who wear the traditional

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