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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The Obamas to Go Country

The White House is amplifying its grab for votes in what is traditionally Republican-leaning territory with a performance of country music at the White House. The event will to be hosted by the Obamas Nov. 21, just one day after the first lady appears as the Grand Marshal of the season-ending NASCAR Ford 400 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. Fans of NASCAR and country music often

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AP: Gingrich Paid $1.5 Million by Freddie Mac

At least. Wow, that’s enough to, say, pay off a $500,000 credit from Tiffany’s. Gingrich suggested during the debate the other day that he was paid to tell Freddie that they should stop doing what they were doing. Over a period of several years, it turns out. That would be like hiring a housekeeper to come by each week and dump a jar of pan

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Politico Article: Obama Sees a Broken Nation

I wanted to let you know about a piece I wrote today for Politico, titled “Obama’s Dark Vision of America.” The gist of it is that the president perceives the country as essentially flawed, and that it’s his mission to make it better. This thinking permeates his campaign, and it will harm his reelection prospects. From the article: Americans want to be told the truth.

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White House Restricts Ability to Search Website

With an election on the way and Congressional probes of the administration’s inner workings heating up, the White House has made its website more difficult to search, eliminating features that formerly allowed users to easily hone in on the target of their inquiry. The newly user-unfriendly White House search function is doubtless an attempt to make conducting research on the site more arduous. Obama’s young,

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Quote of the Day || November 16, 2011

“Now, with respect to Libya, I think what we need to do is impose sanctions on their central bank, and if that doesn’t work, bomb the centrifuges.” – Herman Cain A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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