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 || Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011

9:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:00 am || Meets with senior advisers 11:00 am || Meets with Secretary of State Clinton 11:45 am || Departs White House 1:15 pm || Arrives Columbus, Ohio 2:15 pm || Delivers remarks on American Jobs Act at Fort Hayes Arts and Academic High School 3:05 pm || Departs Columbus 4:30 pm || Arrives White House 3:05

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White House Jobs Plan Paid for by Raising Taxes

That Jack Lew. He’s so funny. Especially for a budget guy. He stood up in the briefing room and said President Obama wants to pay for his $447 billion “jobs” package by raising income taxes. This was the funniest thing I had heard in Washington since Jody Powell announced that Jimmy Carter had been attacked by a rabbit. Here’s what Lew said today during the

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Obama Approval Down After Joint Session Speech

President Obama’s approval rating declined in the days after his Thursday evening speech to a joint session of Congress according to the latest daily tracking poll by Gallup. Obama used the speech to announce a new $447 billion “jobs” bill, which he submits to Congress today. Undoubtedly, he also hoped it would help boost his standing with a public that believes he has failed in

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DNC Playing Politics With Obama Proposals

Please, put politics aside, the president lectures Republicans. This “jobs package” of mine is too important to be about politics, he insists. AND THEN HE DECIDES TO TRAVEL TO THREE PRESIDENTIAL BATTLEGROUND STATES TO PROMOTE IT. And now, the Democratic National Committee – which doesn’t have lunch without Obama’s permission – is urging people to get Congress to support the jobs plan BY RUNNING ADS

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