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


Michelle to Hold Three Fundraisers in One Day

First Lady Michelle Obama will appear at three fundraisers next Thursday, June 30, bringing to seven the number of fundraisers she has held this month. The heavy schedule of money raising this far our from Election Day suggests that the Obama reelection campaign is going to make frequent use of the first lady, both to raise money and campaign. By comparison, former First Lady Laura

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Obama Ditches Mao Suit, Dons Epaulets

In 2008, America elected Comrade Obama. He promised to spread the wealth around, to raise taxes on the Kulaks, to usher in hope and change and to improve the condition of the common man. He’d create universal health care and save the environment. Forget all that. The economy is not doing well. The environment for polar bears may be getting better, but the environment for

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Obama to Meet with McConnell on Deficit

It appears the White House is bowing – to some degree – to Republican demands that President Obama insert himself into the budget talks. But it looks like they’ve decided to circumvent Rep. Eric Cantor, the lead House GOP negotiator, who yesterday walked out. A statement by the press secretary released just a little while ago: On Monday, the President and Vice President will hold

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The Obama Morning News || June 24, 2011

President Barack Obama isn’t just grasping for ways to jolt the flailing economy, he’s struggling simply to find the right words to talk about it. Following the departure of House GOP point man Eric Cantor, the budget talks appeared on the verge of collapse. In a symbolic action, the House is likely to vote today to strip funding for offensive military operations in Libya. Departing Joint Chiefs

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Quote of the Day

“Tell Obama I appreciate the troop withdrawal schedule. Could you just have him give us a few more details and put it together into an Excel file? Thanks.” – Mullah Omar A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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