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 || Wednesday, November 16, 2011

President Obama arrives in Canberra, Australia today where he will hold meetings with Prime Minister Julia Gillard. The two leaders will also hold a joint press conference, though the number of questions are likely to be limited. Obama will also address the Australian Parliament.

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Obama’s Approval Travels Northward

President Obama’s approval rating has increased six points in the last month, rising from 38 percent the middle of October to 44 percent today, according to Gallup’s daily tracking poll. I can think of only three of reasons why this might be so. First of all, Qaddafi was killed, which means if Obama’s numbers go back down, Syria’s Bashar Assad better watch his back. Secondly,

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The Kids are Not Alright!

They were his army. He was their general. They manned the phones. They knocked on doors. And now, they can’t get jobs. From today’s New York Times: Across this state — and in others where young voters were the fuel of the Obama organization, voting for him two to one over John McCain — the enthusiastic engine of the 2008 campaign has run up against

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Obamacare’s Legal Nightmare

I wanted to make sure you saw this piece in today’s Wall Street Journal outlining the case that Obamacare is unconstitutional. This is a very clear precis detailing why the law’s requirement that everyone purchase insurance is unconstitutional. The piece also describes what other rulings the Court is likely to make with respect to the law. Unsurprisingly, it was written by the lawyers who represented

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Quote of the Day

“I worked the weekend, so I get to take Monday and Tuesday off. It’s in my contract.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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