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 Schedule || Thursday, March 17, 2011

10:30 am || Meets with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny 11:05 am || Obama and Kenny deliver statements to the press 12:00 pm || Obama and Kenny attend St. Patrick’s Day lunch; U.S. Capitol 7:05 pm || Obama hosts a St. Patrick’s Day reception; East Room All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:30

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Hillary: I’m Done After 2012

Hillary Clinton told Wolf Blitzer of CNN today that she does not want to serve a second term as Secretary of State, does not want to run for president, and does not want to be Secretary of Defense. You know, I had a wonderful experience running [for president] and I am very proud of the support I had and very grateful for the opportunity, but

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President Obama Won’t Get his Sunshine Award

A ceremony today to allow good government groups to give President Obama the “Sunshine Week” award for his commitment to open and transparent government has been scratched due to “changes in the president’s schedule,” a White House official told reporters today. There was skepticism about the reasoning among some White House reporters who were picking up mixed assessments from openness advocates about Obama’s record on

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Obama’s NCAA picks. Yes, he chose both the men’s and the women’s. I’m sure he’s been closely following the latter.

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Obama Needs to Speak on Japan. Today.

So I says to a colleague of mine in the White House press corps the other day, I says, “Obama and his staff should be reading White House Dossier every day.” And she says, “What, are you kidding?” And I says, “No, I’m deadly serious.” And she says, “Are you kidding?” And I says, “They need to read White House Dossier because I catalogue every

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Today’s Quote || March 16, 2011

“I said I was for change. From now on, France will take the lead military role in the world, and the United States will specialize in making desserts.” – President Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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