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 Schedule || Friday, May 20, 2011

11:15 am || Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu 12:05 pm || Obama and Netanyahu make statements to the press 12:30 pm || Working lunch with Netanyahu 3:10 pm || Delivers remarks at CIA headquarters; Langley, VA All times Eastern Live Stream of Carney briefing at 12:30 pm

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Obama Insists Israel Withdraw to Fantasyland

Sometimes I get the impression with President Obama that his wishes and plans steam forward in one lane, while reality marches along in another altogether separate one. We see this, for example, on the budget deficit, where the president notes the peril it poses, and then goes right ahead and throws around billions in “emergency” stimulus money that take years to dole out. Or adds

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Today’s Obama Poll || Americans 50-50 on Gutsy Call

American voter are about evenly divided on whether Obama indeed made a “gutsy” call in ordering the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden, according to a new Fox News poll. While 48 percent think giving the green light was a “gutsy move,” 49 percent call it a “no brainer” that any president would have chosen to do. This is perhaps why many polls show Obama

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Give Me Five Gallons of Obama Regular

Are you full up with Obama? Would you like to fill up with Obama? Looks like the owners of this gas station in South Carolina have opted out of the usual price war with their neighboring competition and decided instead to gain market advantage by branding their outfit with the president of the United States. Boy, and the guys next door probably thought they’d performed

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Springtime in the Rose Garden

I took this photo while waiting for President Obama to appear in the Rose Garden the other day. Beautiful, but no roses, right? They actually use the garden to showcase all kinds of seasonal flowers. I’m not sure if it even always has roses in it. I can’t tell you for sure. I often don’t know what I’m looking at. I just think, “that’s nice.”

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The Obama Morning News || May 19, 2011

Obama’s Middle East speech today will be mostly a general statement of principles with some aid thrown in, according to a senior administration official who briefing reporters. POLITICO lists five things to watch for when Obama talks. The speech marks a shift in power from the military to Obama’s civilian foreign policy advisers, according to the Wall Street Journal. Obama is speaking more toward a

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Quote of the Day

“Wait a second. Checking . . . checking . . . checking . . . still checking . . . checking . . . Yes! I’m a Republican.” – Newt Gingrich A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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