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 Schedule || Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011

Noon || Meets with Treasury Secretary Geithner 2:45 pm || Awards Dakota Meyer, a former active duty Marine Corps Corporal, the Medal of Honor 7:00 pm || Delivers remarks at fundraiser; private residence, Washington 8:40 pm || Speaks at second fundraiser; private residence, Washington All times Eastern Live Stream of Carney briefing at 12:45 pm

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Carney: New York Special Nothing Special

I thought you might want to take a look at how White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spun the New York Nine special election, in which a Republican sought to make the election a referendum on President Obama and won easily in a district that hasn’t gone Republican in nearly a century. “Nothing to see here, please move on,” was the message from Mr. Carney.

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Obama to Tout Jobs Act at Company that Outsources

President Obama today is visiting a small North Carolina manufacturing company that has outsourced half its workforce to Costa Rica and whose president is a Democratic politician who has contributed $2,000 to Obama. WestStar Precision, a machine manufacturing firm headquartered in the Raleigh-Durham area, has a second plant located in San Jose, Costa Rica. There are 24 employees at each site, according to an NBC affiliate in

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Republican Seizes Heavily Democratic District

Don’t believe any spin you read out of the White House or the DNC. This is huge. It is a complete rejection of the president, and I guarantee you his campaign is as worried as a lamb at a kabob shop. I’m from New York. My aunt lives in the district, which is in Queens, and I’ve been going there all my life. This place

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