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


Carney: The Ticket Will be Obama-Biden

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today derisively dismissed conjecture that President Obama might dump Vice President Biden off the 2012 ticket and invite Hillary Clinton to join it, saying such speculation was occurring “only among people who know absolutely nothing about which they speak.” Carney affirmed directly that Obama and Biden will be running together on the ticket. Rumors have been circulating for weeks

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Bill Clinton Shows Up at the White House

Again. From today’s pool report. President Obama and former President William Clinton emerged from the Oval Office at 10:58 and motorcade rolled toward a building under construction in Washington, part of the president’s Better Building Initiative to promote energy efficient buildings. Per guidance, both Obama and Clinton will tour the building and make remarks. Pool spotted Tom Donohue from U.S. Chamber of Commerce joining motorcade.

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Obama Invokes Christ at Christmas Tree Lighting

President Obama junked secular humanism Thursday and offered up by far the most overtly religious Christmas Tree Lighting remarks of his presidency, mentioning God and Christ for the first time during the annual ceremony and stressing Christian rather than “universal” themes. While it’s possible Obama, who almost never attends church, has had some kind of religious awakening, the remarks are consistent with recent attempts by

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Quote of the Day || December 2, 2011

“So, Mr. President, if it’s Romney, we run against him as a flip flopper who supported the health insurance mandate and used to think global warming was man-made. And if it’s Gingrich . . . well . . . same strategy!” – David Plouffe A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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