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 Dodges Questions on Michelle’s Hawaii Flight

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Friday declined to answer questions about whether it is appropriate that First Lady Michelle Obama is travelling separately from the president to her Hawaii vacation, forcing taxpayers to pay for two flights to get the family out there. Obama had to delay his vacation while Congress wraps up its business. Michelle left anyway. The price tag for the first

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Obama Campaign Says it Won’t Keep GOP Emails

In response to my piece Wednesday about the attempt by the Obama campaign to collect Republican emails by having backers submit them in order to let the campaign needle Republicans for having “inspired” the backer to donate, the Obama 2012 website has been updated to say that the GOP emails will not be kept. The website now reads as follows, with the parenthetical statement having

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