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, May 15, 2012

9:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:55 am || Delivers remarks at the National Peace Officers Memorial Service; U.S. Capitol 2:15 pm || Welcomes Major League Soccer champions, the LA Galaxy, to the White House; East Room 3:30 pm || Meets with Treasury Secretary Geithner 4:30 pm || Meets with Defense Secretary Panetta 5:30 pm || Meets with the Combatant Commanders 7:00 pm || Hosts

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Michelle to Host Soccer Clinic in the State Dining Room

Michelle Obama is once again opening up an historic White House chamber to a sweaty sports event, hosting a soccer clinic Tuesday in the State Dining Room. The event, which will include youth soccer players from low income and urban areas and the Major League Soccer champion L.A. Galaxy, is designed to promote Michelle’s “Let’s Move” kids health initiative. The clinic was originally scheduled to

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Mitt Submits Himself to a Raffle

Et tu, Mitt? I thought it was pretty degrading that President Obama is in the business of auctioning himself off to donors to raise cash. Which makes it only slightly less degrading that his challenger IS DOING EXACTLY THE SAME THING. The “Grab a Bite with Mitt” contest is the top item on his website and the subject of an email just sent out to

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HHS Sends $5.9 Million to Program Run by Obama Buddy

The Department of Health and Human Services last week announced it had awarded a $5.9 million grant to a University of Chicago Medical Center program tied to Michelle Obama and run by Eric Whitaker, one of President Obama’s closest friends. The Urban Health Initiative, which received the award, was originally based on a smaller program launched during the last decade by Michelle Obama, who was

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