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 || Friday, April 13, 2012

9:50 am || Departs White House 12:15 pm || Arrives Tampa, Florida 12:40 pm || Tours port of Tampa 1:20 pm || Delivers remarks on benefits of trade with Latin America 2:35 pm || Departs Tampa 4:45 pm COT || Arrives Cartagena, Colombia 9:10 pm COT || Arrives at the base of Castillo, San Felipe de Barajas 9:20 pm COT || Attends a leaders’ dinner;

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Carney Indirectly Rebuts Rosen, But Doesn’t Condemn

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today offered a mild rebuttal to Democratic operative and Obama adviser Hilary Rosen, noting that mothers who raise children at home have a tough job. Rosen remarked last night that Ann Romney had “not worked a day in her life,” eliciting storm of protests from backers of Mitt Romney. “I think we can all agree– Democrats and Republicans —

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Obama’s Misuse of Power in the Zimmerman Case

President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have inappropriately waded into the case against George Zimmerman. While the effects are unclear, the misuse of executive power is unmistakable. We don’t know if Zimmerman is guilty of a crime, though he may be, and if he is he should be punished. We do know that the Obama administration has sought to influence whether he would be

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Mittens Loves His Missouri Fox Trotter

Saddle up the ponies dahling, we’re going riding! This is a video provided to Gawker by a Fox “mole,” who has since been outed. All I can say is, when I go riding, I very much love a horse who’s easy on the rump. But please, not a quarter horse. I want THE WHOLE HORSE, thank you very much. Yikes. What a crew these Republicans

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