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


Today’s Obama Schedule || Monday, March 14, 2011

10:20 am || Visits a classroom; Kenmoore Middle School, Arlington, VA. 10:40 am || Delivers speech on reforming education. 1:45 pm || Meets with Prime Minister Rasmussen of Denmark 2:25 pm || Obama and Rasmussen deliver statements to the press 3:00 pm || Meets with General Petraeus 7:30 pm || Attends fundraiser for the DNC; Washington All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at

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Obama Schedule || Week of March 13, 2011

From the White House: On Monday, the President will visit Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, VA where he will deliver a speech on education. Later, the President will welcome Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen of Denmark to the White House. The President looks forward to discussing with Prime Minister Rasmussen the strong ties between the United States and Denmark, the common global and security challenges

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Obama Cracks Up the Gridiron Dinner

President Obama last night closed the show at the annual Washington Gridiron Dinner, a white tie journo affair known incongruously for both its exclusivity and its outrageous stage acts and humor. Obama was introduced to the chords of Springsteen’s “Born in the USA,” commenting, “Some things just bear repeating.” National Journal has a good rundown of the jokes. But the dinner drew controversy this year

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