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 || October 27, 2011

Updated 11:27 am They raffled off the president, and tonight, the winners get their dinner. 9:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:30 am || Meets with Treasury Secretary Geithner 11:00 am || Meets with senior advisers 3:10 pm || Holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Petr Necas of the Czech Republic 5:05 pm || Greets city and municipal leaders from across the

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The West Wing Bullies

The website FishbowlDC, which covers Washington’s political journalists, did a story Monday on a post I did in White House Dossier the same day about what looked like payback by the White House against the Washington Post for doing a tough story about Obama. FishbowlDC’s Betsy Rothstein – a great reporter unafraid to piss off the Washington Journalism Establishment & Fraternity that she covers –

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I’m Not Going to be Ignored!!

Michelle is in the news. A lot. From the Washington Times: A media research firm says Michelle Obama has gotten nearly 30,000 mentions in the press since her husband was elected president, more than tripling the attention paid her predecessor, Laura Bush, during the equivalent time. The current first lady steamrolled, garnering 29,634 mentions, compared to 8,707 for Mrs. Bush in the nearly three-year periods

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What Obama Hath Unleashed Against Eric Cantor

It’s been about nine months now since Democrats, dripping with sanctimony, suggested conservative rhetoric was what caused a lunatic to shoot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and it was time to “change the tone.” That this was actually a transparent attempt to silence conservatives is now all the more apparent as President Obama and his Democratic allies proceed with their plan to destroy House Majority Leader

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Dr. Obama Makes a Diagnosis

From the pool report Tuesday night at a fundraiser in Denver: Early in Obama’s remarks, someone in the audience appeared to have fainted. Obama asked if there was an EMT. “Make sure she’s OK… I think she’ll be fine,” he said. “And, Michael, this is no reflection on the length of your introduction.” Pool couldn’t see how it resolved, but a Democratic official said someone

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Quote of the Day || October 26, 2011

“Our rates are very reasonable, and your country gets free checking with an average daily minimum balance of $250 billion.” – Chinese President Hu Jintao A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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