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 || Tuesday, March 27, 2012

President Obama is in Seoul, South Korea Monday and Tuesday for the Nuclear Security Summit. Today he will also meet bilaterally with Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani of Pakistan. He returns to Washington tonight.

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Republicans No Better Than Obama on Trayvon

With President Obama leading the way, Republican presidential candidates fell into line last week in prejudging the case of Trayvon Martin, offering up sympathy for Trayvon that suggested they do not believe his killer acted in legitimate self defense as claimed. Evincing either a spineless willingness to blow with the prevailing wind or a lack of presidential-caliber prudence, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich

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Michelle Hosts ‘Biggest Loser’ Workout in the East Room

A newly found photo that appears to have been taken by the White House itself shows that Michelle Obama last month conducted a sweaty workout session in the East Room as part of an appearance she will make on TV’s “The Biggest Loser.” The ornate and historic East Room is a national treasure that has been used for events like presidential press conferences, command performances

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Obama to Medvedev: After Election, ‘Flexibility’ on Missile Defense

President Obama suggested to Russian President Dmitri Medvedev today that he will have more room to scale back U.S. missile defense plans once he is no longer answerable to voters. Jake Tapper of ABC News reports that the conversation was heard accidentally as reporters were entering a room to listen to remarks by the two leaders. The exchange was picked up by microphones as reporters

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Michelle and the Girls Send Hu Jintao Their Regards

From a pool report out of Seoul, South Korea, where President Obama met with Chinese President Hu Jintao on the sidelines of an international summit on nuclear security: The President started the meeting by asking Hu how his family was. “Very good,” Hu replied, then asked through a translator “how are your wife and children?” “They are very well and they send their regards,” POTUS

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Quote of the Day || March 26, 2012

“It’s true one of my top advisers said my campaign was like an Etch-a-Sketch, but that was yesterday.” – Mitt Romney A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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