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, April 18, 2012

11:00 am || Receives the President Daily Briefing 11:40 am || Departs White House 1:15 pm || Arrives at Cleveland-Hopkins Airport 1:55 pm || Holds a roundtable with unemployed workers who are students in Lorain County Community College job training programs; Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio 2:30 pm || Delivers remarks on the economy; Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio 3:45 pm || Departs

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Washington Fans Taunt Anti-Obama Bruins Goalie

Washington Capitals fans Monday night taunted All Star Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas for his public opposition to President Obama, festooning the glass behind him with photos of the president. The Caps played Boston in Washington last night in the third game of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series. Here’s a shot posted to Twitter by @recordsANDradio of the scene behind the net. Thomas, you

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Little-Known DOJ Cell Watches Trayvon Martin Protests

A largely unknown group of Justice Department officials has inserted itself into the local Florida protest movement surrounding the killing of Trayvon Martin, assisting the protestors and attending their meetings and rallies. While the officials are tasked with preventing racial violence, it appears that in carrying out their duties, they have provided significant assistance to those protesting the killing of Martin, who black, by George

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Obama to Kill Two Political Birds With One Stone

Updated 9:22 am ET This is fantastic. A brilliant maneuver by the West Wing political operation. I’m deeply moved. The White House just announced that President Obama this morning will materialize in the Rose Garden to tell everyone that he is “cracking down” on manipulation of the oil market by financial profiteers. This is very elegant. Pretend you are doing something about gasoline prices while

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