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


Carney Ducks off Camera for Today’s Briefing

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today turned off the briefing room lights to address reporters in an unusual off camera gaggle, taking some of the spotlight off the White House as its senior Middle East peace negotiator resigns and questions arise over whether too much information has come out about the SEAL 6 raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. Beyond that, Carney may be

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The Obama Morning News || May 13, 2011

Defense Secretary Gates says a Situation Room deal not to release operational details of the Bin Laden killing was broken almost immediately, and the SEALs involved in the operations are concerned for their safety. The push is growing for Obama to release the Bin Laden death photos. President Obama’s meeting with Republican senators on the budget was polite but short on specifics. Senate Minority Leader Mitch

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Quote of the Day

“How could we have known Bin Laden was there? Those walls were like 18 feet high.” – Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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