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 || Friday, October 21, 2011

9:30 am || Signs the Korea, Panama, Colombia Free Trade Agreements and the renewal of Trade Adjustment Assistance for workers 10:30 am || “Drops by” a Rose Garden reception 2:30 pm || Honors recipients of the 2010 National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:30 pm

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Biden Says Failure to Pass Jobs Bill Will Increase Rape

And he said it twice. I won’t even begin describing how bad it is to bring rape into discussion of a politically-motivated piece of legislation. Because anyone, except the vice president, would already understand it. I knew Republicans wanted to help rich people, oppress the middle class, deny opportunity to the poor, and outlaw summer. But I didn’t realize they would allow more rape too.

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Barack Obama and Karl Marx

President Obama’s recent assertions about the roles of workers and companies in society betray a disconcerting lack of understanding about how capitalism works. The president of the United States is in fact mouthing ideas that have a better home in Marxism than capitalism. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t believe Obama is a Marxist. But he is promoting concepts that are Marxian in origin –

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