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


Black Leader Says Tea Party Wants to Revive Lynching

updated at 4:52 pm ET Oh no. This doesn’t sound civil at all! It looks like a top member of the Congressional Black Caucus – the group’s chief vote counter, no less – has declared that Tea Party members actually in their heart of hearts want to start lynching African Americans. Let’s take a listen to what Rep. Andre Carson (D-Ind.), the nation’s second Muslim