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


Michelle: GOP Would Curb Freedom of Speech, Religion

In a chilling appraisal of President Obama’s Republican opposition, First Lady Michelle Obama Thursday suggested a Republican victory in the 2012 presidential election would result in curbs on freedom of speech and religion. Speaking at a fundraiser at a private residence in Tampa, Mrs. Obama noted the power of the president to appoint members of the Supreme Court. She clearly indicated that a Republican would

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Obamas attending Teacher Meetings

From the pool report: Motorcade rolled at 7:46 a.m. on this chilly morning. Arrived at Sidwell Friends upper school at 7:57 a.m. after an uneventful ride through the streets of D.C. Both the president and first lady are scheduled to meet with Sasha and Malia’s teachers.

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Obama Skirts His Ban on Cash from Lobbyists

A great piece from the New York Times today, the type of reporting that we haven’t seen enough of when it comes to President Obama. It seems Obama has been allowing people who are lobbyists in all but name only to bundle millions of dollars in donations for him, essentially violating his pledge not to take money from them. At least 15 of Mr. Obama’s

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