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 25, 2012

9:00 am MDT || Departs Aurora, Colorado 11:35 am CDT || Arrives Cedar Rapids, Iowa 12:20 pm CDT || Participates in a roundtable with students; University of Iowa 1:20 pm CDT || Delivers remarks on student loans; University of Iowa 2:30 pm CDT || Departs Cedar Rapids 5:45 pm || Arrives White House 6:00 pm || Attends a fundraiser; Washington All times Eastern except as

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Grassley Wants More on WH Self-Investigation

Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) thinks maybe the White House’s weekend investigation of its staffers’ activities in sunny Cartegena doesn’t quite cover it. At least, he wants some details on the inquiry, something the openness administration is unwilling so far to provide. In a letter Monday to White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler, Grassley asked not only about how the White House conducted

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Obama Genocide Panel Chair Backed Invading Israeli Territory

The chair of President Obama’s new Atrocities Prevention Board once called for the United States to force troops into Israeli-controlled territory in order to end abuses she said were being committed by  both sides in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. National Security Council Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights Samantha Power, who chaired the first meeting of the board Monday following an appearance by President

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Obama to Bash GOP Over Head With College Diploma

President Obama today unpacks his newest tool for smacking evil Republicans. It’s called the Stafford Loan. Currently, students can get this already-subsidized loan at 3.4 percent instead of the usual 6.8 percent. They don’t start paying until they’re six months out of school – or until six months after they get depressed over being dumped by their girlfriend and drop out. Not a bad deal

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Quote of the Day || April 24, 2012

“And so we investigated ourselves and discovered we did nothing wrong in Cartegena. And now, I’d like to take this opportunity to announce that I’ve appointed The Fox to guard the White House Hen House. Let’s give him a round of applause.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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