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 Resting Comfortably at Camp David

Updated August 6 at 10:42 am ET After a wearying four birthday parties – two in Chicago Wednesday night where money changed hands and two at the White House on his actual birthday, Thursday, President Obama Friday afternoon choppered out to Camp David with the family. He’ll be back Sunday, possibly in time to golf. UPDATE: Looks like, given all the bad news, he’s returning

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President Obama’s Magical Mystery Tour!

Roll up! Roll up for the magical mystery tour – step right this way. Roll up! Roll up for the mystery tour. President Obama is headed out on a Magical Mystery Tour of the Midwest Aug. 15-17 to talk about jobs!! That’s an invitation. To make a reservation. It’s a mystery, because we don’t know where he’s going, and he doesn’t know where the jobs

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Austan Goolsbee’s Departing Deception on Jobs

This is White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee’s last week on the job, and he decided to leave us with some nonsense on the employment picture, which worsened today. That’s right, worsened. Don’t believe the headlines or the White House. Definitely don’t believe the White House. Let’s start with what actually happened. The economy in July generated 117,000 jobs and the unemployment

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The Obama Morning News || August 5, 2011

Fears that the global economy could be slipping back toward recession sent markets plummeting, with worldwide economic and financial problems fueling a vicious cycle that risks spiraling beyond control of governments. President Obama’s team is pushing back hard against criticism of his handling of the economy, and aides are forming lines of attack against potential GOP opponents. But the administration Thursday had difficulty explaining its plans

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Quote of the Day || August 5, 2011

“The good news is, the stimulus is just starting to kick in, probably in the next couple of days. Two weeks tops.” – Joe Biden A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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