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 || Monday, September 19, 2011

9:30 am || Receives Presidential Daily Briefing 10:30 am || Delivers remarks on deficit reduction; Rose Garden 3:55 pm || Departs White House 5:15 pm || Arrives New York City 6:00 pm || Attends a United States Mission to the United Nations (USUN) Meet and Greet 7:25 pm || Delivers remarks at fundraiser; private residence, NYC All times Eastern Livestream of briefing by Jay Carney,

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Time For a Little Golf

President Obama is golfing this afternoon at Andrews Air Force Base. He’s on the course with U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and two of his usual crew, White House Trip Director Marvin Nicholson and Energy Department official David Katz. While they’re out there, perhaps Obama will ask Kirk why in more than two and a half years as USTR he has failed to negotiate a

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