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 Schedule || July 15, 2011

11:00 am || Holds a press conference; Briefing Room – we will live stream it 12:29 pm || Calls the crews of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station 1:30 pm || Meets with Ruby Bridges and representatives of the Norman Rockwell Museum and views Rockwell’s The Problem We All Live With All times Eastern  

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Obama to Hold ANOTHER Press Conference Friday

A press corps that just a couple of weeks ago was complaining they they never get to question the president now can’t get rid of him, as President Obama gets set to convene his third press conference in 17 days. While this would normally be a welcome development, it’s actually a sure sign that the debt ceiling talks have descended to a new level of

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Republican Can of Paint Leads Obama by Eight Points

Wait a second, did I read that right? I’m sorry, it’s Republican can-di-date. Okay, same thing. Any Republican candidate would beat Obama in an election by eight points, according to Gallup. This is a significant statistic that is statistically significant – that is, beyond the margin of error. And it’s worse for Obama than it was before, as this chart makes clear. I would add

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GOP Debt Ceiling Ace in the Hole: Obama’s Birthday Bash

Oh boy, this is going to look bad. The Republicans may not realize it, but they have an extra point of leverage in the debt ceiling talks: Barack Obama’s birthday. It’s on Aug. 4. The president is turning 50. He’s decided to have a quiet celebration with family and a few close friends. NOT. Instead, the president is planning an extravagant fundraising bash Aug. 3

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The Obama Morning News || July 14, 2011

President Obama abruptly left debt negotiations with congressional leaders at the White House when House Republican leader Eric Cantor said there was no longer time to engage in the large-scale deficit reduction discussions Republicans clashed over Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to allow Obama to raise the debt ceiling, as McConnell warned that default could “destroy” GOP brand but House GOP Leader Eric Cantor rejected breaking the

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Quote of the Day

“McConnell’s plan doesn’t pass the laugh test. But it does pass the smell test.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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