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 || Thursday, March 8, 2012

11:15 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing Noon || Meets with senior advisers 3:30 pm || Meets with Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills 5:35 pm || Along with the first lady, has dinner with winners of a campaign contest; Washington All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:30 pm

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Video || Obama Protesting at Harvard in 1991

Here is some video that is just surfacing of President Obama as a Harvard Law School student protesting in support of Harvard Professor Derrick Bell in a campaign to force Harvard to hire more minority professors. It’s not clear to me if this is the entire video of Obama that the late Andrew Breitbart said he had obtained and that is expected to be shown

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Obama Hires One of K Street’s Top Operators

Part of the “change” President Obama was going to bring to Washington was that he wasn’t going to stink up his administration with lobbyists. But he’s hired a few of them. And he just hired another. Steve Ricchetti, who has been one of Washington’s leading Democratic lobbyists, will go work as a senior adviser to Vice President Biden. Writes Dana Milbank of the Washington Post:

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Romney Scores Big Win; Press Fails to Notice

Mitt Romney won a crushing victory Tuesday, winning twice as many states as Rick Santorum and more that two and half times as many delegates, but his triumph is being portrayed in headlines across the nation as sign of weakness and failure. According to the Wall Street Journal, Romney picked up 211 delegates while taking six states, bringing his total delegate count to 415. Santorum

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