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


A Liberal Critique of Mrs. Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ Program

Here’s an excellent piece from the left-wing Daily Beast filled with counterintuitive information I was completely unaware of. In it, Professor Paul Campos of the University of Colorado at Boulder questions all the premises of Mrs. Obama’s anti-obesity campaign. We don’t know if adults or children consume more calories today than they did forty years ago: Even weakly reliable statistics regarding this question don’t exist.

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Top Ten Reasons Why Obama Took So Long on Libya

President Obama’s weeks of dithering on whether to take military action against Libya can now be explained by a top secret list, obtained by White House Dossier, of issues that prevented him from acting. Some may surprise you. But all have been verified by the accounting firm of Spink, Peabody & Nobody. The following is the list of Obama actions and reactions and other issues

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Obama Tries to Abdicate U.S. Leadership

I don’t know what any of this means. It’s from President Obama’s remarks today on Libya. American leadership is essential, but that does mean acting alone. It means shaping the conditions for the international community to act together . . . It is not an action that we will pursue alone. Indeed, our British and French allies and members of the Arab League have already

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Jobs Jobs Jobs Jobs Jobs Jobs Jobs

Well, if President Obama was considering not going to Brazil in order to help conduct the war against Libya from Washington, he’s boxed himself in, because in an op-ed piece today for USA Today, he’s proclaimed he’s on a mission to make jobs. And if he doesn’t go to Brazil – and then Chile and El Salvador – as scheduled, then he doesn’t care about

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Obama Morning News || Friday, March 18, 2011

It looks like President Obama will go to Brazil tonight, despite the outbreak of war with Libya, because it’s all about the jobs, USA Today writes. But POLITICO reports on why the president’s Latin America trip is likely to be a liability for him, like his other foreign trips. The decision to bomb Libya is seen in POLITICO as a victory for Secretary of State

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Today’s Quote

“Oh, OK, you totally had me scared, Barack. I thought you said you were considering a no fry zone.” – Michelle Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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