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


Obama Schedule || Wednesday, February 29, 2012

11:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing Noon || Lunch with the Congressional leadership 8:20 pm || Hosts a dinner honoring troops who served in Iraq; East Room All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 1:30 pm

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Is Salvadore Dali Running Our Afghan War Effort?

Please, someone remove me from this Absurdist Art Project. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney went on at length Monday about how our goal in Afghanistan was to defeat al Qaeda. Except, except, THERE ARE NO AL QAEDA FIGHTERS IN AFGHANISTAN. None to speak of anyway. This strategy would come as above-the-fold news to our soldiers, who think they are fighting the Taliban. But the

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Arne Duncan’s Houdini Hoops

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan may be shamelessly circumventing Congress by allowing states to opt out of No Child Left Behind as long as they embrace President Obama’s education policies. But he sure can play basketball. Take a look at this. Obama plays with Duncan regularly on the weekends. POTUS is either getting the kid gloves, or he’s got game. I suspect the latter, since

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White House Assails Military Benefits

The White House is proposing to force retired and active duty military families to pay drastically more for health care as part of a plan to reduce costs and potentially force service members into the Obamacare health system, according to the Washington Free Beacon. This while Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden traverse their country to promote their “Joining Forces” campaign to assist military families,

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Quote of the Day || February 28, 2012

“Bibi, in times like these, when thinking over matters of war and peace, you should do what I do. I sit in my office, look out the window, and ponder: ‘What would Yoko Ono do?’” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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