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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Live Stream || The Republican Debate

I believe I can run a live stream of this here from the POLITICO website, but if not I will leave this post up so that you all can comment along as you watch. Should be pretty lively. Looking forward to it myself. Keith UPDATE: Got the video feed off of MSNBC. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Obama’s Mad Dash for the Exit in Iraq

President Obama doesn’t like war. That’s good. Nobody should. The problem is that he can’t bear it. And it’s an inconvenience for him, siphoning money from the things he really wants to do, like construct windmills. That’s bad, at least for a president. Obama views himself as a peacemaker, the man who is fulfilling commitments to extract us finally from Afghanistan and Iraq. But what he

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Obama’s Plan May Help Obama, but Not the Economy

Uhhh, I don’t get it. How is President Obama’s latest stimulus measure going to stimulate the economy when it’s not a stimulus? Of course, the White House won’t call it a stimulus, since no one thinks a stimulus works anymore. They’ll call it a jobs measure. But the idea is to stimulate the economy, which creates jobs, so it’s a stimulus. Except it isn’t. And

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