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 Raises $1 Million in Miami

He attended two Miami fundraisers, one for the House Dems, one for the Senate. Total take from a mere 500 people was $1 million. Here are excerpts from pool reports by Sheryl Stolberg of the New York Times on the Senate gig. I assume by the remarks this is Jewish Miami money, not Latino. The private fundraiser is a dinner at the home of Judith and

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Michelle Avoids Ordering Red Meat or Ribs

OK, see, we’ve been picking on the first lady around here, prompting a national discussion of her penchant for serving and eating fattening meals while telling children they have to learn to consume seeds and grass. Now I don’t know about this one. She went with the first lady of Mexico to Equinox restaurant in downtown Washington yesterday. Here’s what she ate: Pulled chicken salad

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Darrell Issa Starts Probing Obamaland

The Obama administration is about to get a new dose of accountability in addition, you know, to what it gets from White House Dossier. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who took over the investigative panel in January following the the Republican victory in November, is starting to crank out subpoenas and launch investigations. Every administration needs oversight, and this administration has had next

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