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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Trump Folds

There was one portion of Donald Trump’s “I’m not running” statement today that I took particular note of. It was this: “I am not ready to leave the private sector.” Well, that was sure true. Because Trump splattered himself all over the political scene this year without a single thought in his head other than this one: Trump. He had no serious policy proposals, played

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Obama’s Springtime of Latino Love

Anyone who might be confused about whether President Obama has started his 2012 run for the presidency in earnest – yes, you’re right, the calendar does say it’s still 2011 – need only look at his intensifying campaign of pandering toward Hispanics. Obama not only has to win the Hispanic vote, he needs to win it pretty big. He received two thirds of it in

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Obama’s Laudable Memphis Flood Victims Visit

President Obama seems to finally be getting that he needs to be the Compassionator in Chief when tragedy strikes the country. He’s missed or been late to several disasters over the course of his presidency, so it’s nice to see him work a peek at the Mississippi flooding into his schedule today. He’s meeting right about now with victims of the waters in Memphis, Tenn.,

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Bob Gates Signs Up for Gutsy Call

Et tu, Gates? Appearing last night on 60 Minutes, which is becoming the go-to forum for the Obama propaganda machine, Defense Secretary Robert Gates joined the legions of on-message Obamaites shouting that the president had made a “gutsy call” by deciding to kill America’s Public Enemy #1. I like that he seems barely able to say the words, like they’d been planted in soil that

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The Obama Morning News || May 16, 2011

President Obama is methodically rebuilding his grassroots election army, the Associated Press reports. POLITICO says Obama is polling pretty well. But the publication also reports that Obama has a dearth of outside defenders willing to go to bat for him. Following his meeting Friday with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Obama on Sunday will address the Israeli lobbying group AIPAC. Newsweek looks at John Kerry’s trip to

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Quote of the Day

“I deplore the violence occurring in Israel. I ask both sides to show restraint. Thank you. Now watch this drive.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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Obama Schedule || Monday, May 16, 2011

8:45 am || Departs White House 10:00 am CT || Arrives Memphis 10:30 am CT || Meets with families impacted by the flooding, state and local officials, first responders and volunteers 12:00 pm CT || Delivers the commencement address at Booker T. Washington High School, the winner of the 2011 Race to the Top Commencement Challenge 2:25 pm CT || Departs Memphis 5:30 pm ||

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