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


Arab League Backs Libya No Fly Zone

Now the Arab countries are out ahead of President Obama. The consequences of our inaction with respect to our position in the Arab world and with our allies could not be clearer. All of our supposed commitment to democracy and reform is on the line. True, the United Nations Security Council has not yet agreed. Maybe we should ask Russia and China to approve our

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It’s Chilly. But It’s Golf.

The president just arrived at Andrews Air Force Base for a round with the usual crew, press staffer Ben Finkenbinder, White House trip director Marvin Nicholson and David Katz, a Department of Energy staffer. Temps are in the low 50s. Not ideal, but sufficient.

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Secret Service Tapes From the Day Reagan Was Shot

Thought you might like to listen to to this. It’s the newly released recording of the Secret Service chatter at the time Ronald Reagan was shot on March 30, 2011. The recording opens with an announcement that Reagan is headed out of the Hilton – known around Washington as the “Hinckley Hilton” – and then a relatively calm announcement that shots had been fired. Reagan

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