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 Victory Tour Heads to the Golf Course

Did you really think the president wouldn’t hit the links today? Do you think Michelle is going to let him puff his Bin Laden operation victory cigar in the White House? President Obama is playing his usual course at Andrews Air Force Base with two of his usual foursome – White House aide Marvin Nicholson and Energy Department official David Katz – as well as

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The Verdict: Bin Laden Bounce Negligible for Obama

A look at the handful of polls taken directly before and after the Bin Laden killing show anywhere from a zero to six point increase in President Obama’s approval rating, a surprisingly negligible rise that probably reflects Americans’ understanding that the hunt for Bin Laden was long and credit for his killing is broad. Obama is forced to share in the glory, even though he

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