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 || Wednesday, August 17, 2011

11:45 am CDT || Holds a town hall meeting; Wyffels Hybrids Production Facility; Atkinson, Ill. 3:30 pm CDT || Holds a town hall meeting; Alpha, Ill. 7:00 pm CDT || Departs Peoria, Ill. 10:15 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern except as noted

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Obama Subtly Smacks Perry and Romney

Honestly, this is tawdry. President Obama, to paraphrase HIS OWN FIRST CAMPAIGN VIDEO released a few months ago, has a job to do and should be leaving politics alone right now. It’s fine that he raises money at this point. He has every right to try to amass the war chest that he will need to get himself reelected. In politics, money talks, and BS

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If Obama’s Not Campaigning, Why is He Campaigning?

White House officials have been insisting for a couple of weeks that Obama’s bus tour through the Midwest has nothing to do with campaigning. It’s just a way to get the president among the people, especially, um, the people in presidential battleground swing states. This is an official trip, paid for by taxpayers, while the DNC sits on its wallets, so he can’t be campaigning,

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Obama’s Frightening Bus Tour

If you have children, don’t let them see this. Put on one of the Friday the 13th movies for them and watch it yourself. This is some great video of the Obama Spookymobile cruising through some town in Minnesota. As a reporter I’ve seen and been in a lot of presidential motorcades, and I’ve never seen anything this long. There must be an army of

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The Obama Morning News || August 16, 2011

Touring the Midwest by bus, President Obama said he would send a jobs package to Congress next month, ask lawmakers to pass it, and campaign against them if they refused. Obama used some of his harshest words yet, criticizing Republicans on taxes and debt. Obama has directed a team of advisers to develop a proposal that would keep the government playing a major role in the nation’s

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