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


Bill Clinton Tied to Corzine Boondoggle

A firm in which Bill Clinton plays a senior role, Teneo Holdings, reaped at least a half million dollars from John Corzine’s recently collapsed MF Financial, the New York Post reports. I mean, you know Bubba. I know Bubba. How long before Bubba lands himself in some really hot water again? According to the Post: The relationship was controversial within MF Global even before the

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Obama: Am I an Appeaser? Ask Bin Laden

President Obama today responded testily to a question about whether he is an appeaser, suggesting to a reporter who asked the question that he query al-Qaeda leaders Obama has order killed about whether they think he engages in appeasement. Ask Osama bin Laden and the 22 out of 30 top al-Qaeda leaders who have been taken off the field whether I engage in appeasement. At

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Conservatives: Be Very Afraid

That’s the title of a piece I wrote that is running this morning in Politico. Why be afraid? Because Obama in his speech Tuesday in Kansas revealed that he is going to campaign as a liberal – no more unifying hope and change nonsense – in order to gain a mandate to govern as a liberal. And then he will put us on a road

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Special Michelle Hawaii Flight Would Cost Thousands

President Obama’s decision to send Michelle and his daughters to Hawaii ahead of him if he is delayed by a fight with Congress could cost taxpayers tens of thousands of extra dollars to fund two separate vacation flights and related costs. The move would also violate the intent of an executive order he issued just last month urging federal employees to cut back on expenses

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