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: Obama Gay Marriage View Still Evolving

President Obama still has not reached a conclusion on whether homosexuals should be allowed to marry, despite months – or years – of supposedly thinking about the issue. CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian today asked White House Press Secretary Jay Carney whether the evolution of Obama’s thinking was complete, wondering if he was “reading books” or just how he was driving himself to figure

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Obama’s Decent Offer to the GOP

President Obama’s offer to Republicans last Friday to make it easier to consolidate and remap federal agencies is a good one and should be taken up by Congress. The plan would call for allowing Congress to vote up or down on new consolidation proposals, avoiding all the legislative tricks and procedures that stall legislation. In this case, it’s necessary to overcome opposition from powerful lawmakers

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Canada Strikes Back

Did the White House really expect the Canadians to wait around while we do more feasibility studies on the Keystone XL pipeline? We’ve had three years already. Looks like China will get to increase its energy security, not the United States, and the jobs constructing the pipeline may stay in Canada. From a report by Bloomberg. President Barack Obama’s decision yesterday to reject a permit for

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