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

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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, November 2, 2011

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:30 am || Meets with senior advisers 11:25 am || Delivers remarks urging Congress to pass the infrastructure piece of the American Jobs Act; Georgetown Waterfront Park, Washington, DC 12:05 pm || Lunch with Biden; Private Dining Room 4:15 pm || Meets with the Senate Democratic leadership 7:00 pm || Departs White House en route Nice, France

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Is Lanny Pulling a Fast and Furious One on Us?

I once did a story back during the Clinton administration about “crisis” PR managers. One of the people I interviewed was Lanny Breuer, an attorney who specialized in the practice and had helped defend Bill Clinton during Monica Lewinsky scandal. He said to me his mother once asked him, “Lanny, Lanny, why do you always want to help people?” Well, helpful Lanny, who now heads

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A Response to Comments on My Herman Cain Post

Well, I read all the comments on my post Monday, “New Sexual Allegations Likely the End of Cain.” Glad to see my readers are as feisty as ever. I’m happy when you all give me a piece of your mind, because I learn from you. I mean it. I’m one of the few people in Washington who reads on a daily basis a steady stream

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