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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Michelle for Senate in 2016?

The Washington chatter mill has begun speculating on Michelle’s political intentions. Conservative commentator John McLaughlin “predicted” that she will run for the Senate in Illinois in 2012. I doubt he has any special knowledge. But I assume – given that she’s now a seasoned campaigner who will be looking to carry forward “the work” of her husband – that he may well be right. What

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White House Knew of Solyndra Layoff Plan

Already buried on the Washington Post website is a story that the White House knew that Solyndra was planning to announce layoffs just before the Midterm elections. From the piece: Senior White House officials were warned that solar-panel-maker Solyndra planned to announce layoffs just before the hotly contested November 2010 midterm elections, newly released e-mails show. The White House also got advance notice that the

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