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 Sets Economic Records! Bad Ones!

As President Obama begins the end his effort to blame George W. Bush for the economy – and starts the process of using the prospective rejection of his new “jobs” program to blame House Republicans instead – former George H.W. Bush economic adviser Michael Boskin is trying to make sure Obama takes his lumps. Boskin wrote a piece in the Wall Street Journal yesterday linking

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Obama Using “Jobs” Plan to Pay for Campaigning

This is really so annoying. Obama is campaigning on your dime again. Ostensibly, he’s headed out into the hinterland to “discuss the bipartisan proposals to grow the economy and create jobs as part of the American Jobs Act he unveiled in an address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday,” as the White House puts it. But really he’s using this new “jobs” bill as an

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Obama: Lincoln Launched the Era of Big Government

Abraham Lincoln saved the Union and freed the slaves, but President Obama Thursday night claimed an achievement for the great man almost as dear to the hearts of liberals: That he began the modern era of big government. Here’s what Obama said: We all remember Abraham Lincoln as the leader who saved our Union. Founder of the Republican Party. But in the middle of a

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Ringmaster Demands Halt to “Political Circus.”

President Obama’s speech last night was a political measure that will do nothing for the economy, and unless the president has secretly appointed Lady Gaga as director of the National Economic Council, the White House must know it. The plan only makes sense as a political document. As an economic prescription, it’s absurd. It’s as if your doctor came in and said, “Well, you still

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Quote of the Day || September 9, 2011

“There’s a specific and credible threat to the nation. And I’m not just talking about the new Obama economic plan.” – House Speaker John Boehner A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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