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

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Obama: Libya Action has Saved Thousands

Obama’s weekly video previews his defense Monday night of the war with Libya. In places like Benghazi, a city of some 700,000 that Qaddafi threatened to show “no mercy,” his forces have been pushed back.  So make no mistake, because we acted quickly, a humanitarian catastrophe has been avoided and the lives of countless civilians—innocent men, women and children—have been saved. This is true. But

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Where Have You Gone, Henry Kissinger?

Wanted to share this video of an appearance by Henry Kissinger on Greta Van Sustern’s show the other day. Watch it. Bask in the warmth of the clarity, depth, and wisdom of the analysis of the Libya situation. Notice the effortless recourse to strategic thinking by the man, where the urgency  of the chattering class about Libya crisis is cast indelicately aside in favor of

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West Wing Week – Latin America Edition

This is West Wing Week, a weekly video propaganda message put out by the White House that shows some behind and in front of the scenes footage from President Obama’s week. I put it up occasionally because it is frequently interesting in its own right. I’m fascinated by the presidency and the White House and enjoy a glimpse behind the curtain, even if it’s done

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