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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Obama Schedule || Friday, March 23, 2012

10:15 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:45 pm || Meets with senior advisers 11:45 pm ||Departs White House for Seoul, South Korea All times Eastern except as noted Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:30 pm

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Obama Blames Congress, China for Solyndra

I’ve forgotten how to speak English. Because I can’t believe I heard this. It must have been in another language I don’t understand. It’s likely the president said something else. In an interview today with National Public Radio, Obama – sounds like – is trying to get some Republican buy-in on the blame for the Solyndra fiasco, even though the loan program was part of the

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Obama Has it About Right on Syria

What is happening in Syria is an awful thing to behold. And we can act to end it. And we shouldn’t. By refusing to commit U.S. airpower to helping the Syrian rebels, President Obama is making judicious use of the most important resource the world has – the U.S. military. We can’t fight every battle. We can’t overextend ourselves. We have to be ready to

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History: Gas Prices Rise, White House Changes Hands

President Obama’s desperate campaign to recast himself as a fossil fuel-worshipping drilling fanatic surely flows from the agonies of his reelection gurus in Chicago, who have watched helplessly as the price at the pump soars while the president has spent his time attempting to sow windfarms. Obama’s more politically minded advisers may be aware of a fact his alternative fuel acolytes don’t understand: In every presidential

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Quote of the Day || March 22, 2012

“Like last year, Paul Ryan’s budget is un-American and would result in grandma being pushed over a cliff. But this year, it wouldn’t even allow grandpa to remarry.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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