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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RNC: From Hope and Change to Hype and Blame

The Republican National Committee is about to roll out a multi-day campaign charging that President Obama is bereft of achievements and rich in broken promises, and so the only thing he has left to run on is “hype and blame.” The effort looks like an extended full court press of the type the Obama campaign/White House has been making with respect to its own campaign

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Obama Schedule || Thursday, May 3, 2012

12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 2:00 pm || Meets with senior advisers 5:00 pm || Delivers remarks at Cinco De Mayo Reception; Rose Garden All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:30 pm

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Obama Admits Making Up Incident with Girlfriend

Obama biographer David Mariness discovered that a scene with a white girlfriend portrayed in the Obama book Dreams From My Father never happened. Obama says it was another girlfriend, and that he was combining several girlfriends into a “composite” character. According to Politico: During an interview in the Oval Office, Obama acknowledged that, while Genevieve was his New York girlfriend, the description in his memoir

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Obama’s Palm Outstretched Tonight to the One Percent

Class warfare is suspended for the evening. A total of about 50 people gave $40,000 each to President Obama tonight at two fundraisers in Washington. Presumably all were checked beforehand to see if they had been speculating in the oil market. Obama’s $2 million evening was spent at the swank W Hotel in Washington. Like Obama, the place is cool. Remember, as you watch all

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New Political Ad Skewers Obama’s Bin Laden Boast

This is a very effective ad by a group called Veterans for a Strong America that scrambles the music behind President Obama’s Bin Laden Death Victory Dance. I’m not exactly sure what this group is or who is funding them, but if they continue to produce ads like this, they’re going to be a serious problem for the Obama campaign. The ad is both timely and

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Michelle: We are “Blessed” to Have Barack

First Lady Michelle Obama invoked religious imagery again in offering praise for her husband, asserting Tuesday that the nation was “blessed” to have him. Speaking at a fundraiser in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Michelle described the financial and professional difficulties of President Obama’s mother and grandmother. And then she added: So believe me, Barack knows what it means when a family struggles.  He knows what it

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Quote of the Day || May 2, 2012

“Yesterday I was in Afghanistan. Today it’s fundraisers in Washington. Two days in a row of campaigning is a lot.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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