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 || May 16, 2012

10:30 am || Holds a roundtable discussion with small business owners; Washington 11:30 am || Lunch with the Congressional leadership; Private Dining Room 2:30 pm || Meets with Secretary of State Clinton 3:10 pm || Awards Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor All times Eastern

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Obama Could Lose Arkansas Democratic Primary

President Obama is barely leading an out of state challenger in the May 22 Arkansas Democratic primary, according to a local poll conducted by the respected Hendrix College and Talk Business Research. The poll of likely voters has Obama leading Tennessee attorney John Wolfe by 45-38 percent. Wolfe is also running against Obama in the May 29 Texas primary, according to the Weekly Standard. Wolfe’s

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The Very Worst Thing the Government Can Do

As I remember it, I was in the White House Briefing Room in February 2009 when I heard something shocking. I’d covered the White House since 1997, and I couldn’t really remember hearing something like this before. The White House, in the person of Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, was assailing a private citizen. CNBC reporter Rick Santelli had had the nerve to object volubly to

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NY Times Poll: Danger for Obama on Gay Marriage

A new poll in the New York Times, of all places, shows exactly why the White House hesitated so long before announcing President Obama’s support for gay marriage and why there must be FEAR in the West Wing of the political consequences and LOATHING of Vice President Biden for forcing the issue. Biden has no control over his mouth, and uses it way beyond the

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Quote of the Day || May 15, 2012

“What? Are you telling me some investors lost some money? Where’s Geithner? Tell him to write some new regulations, NOW!” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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