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


Dreams The Press Missed

In the video below, Daily Caller reporter Michelle Fields asks the man and the woman on the street if they recognized some startling facts about President Obama – all listed by Obama himself in his book, Dreams From My Father. How many of you had heard of these things? Okay, the dog eating, but only because it was written about recently by the conservative Daily

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Bye, Bye, Afghanistan

Having failed to defeat the Taliban, we are declaring victory and getting out. And here’s the victory, as articulated at the NATO Summit today in Chicago by President Obama: “Our Forces broke the Taliban’s momentum.” So that’s what war is about: breaking the enemy’s momentum. As a resident of Washington’s Northern Virginia suburbs, I was rooting for the Washington Capitals hockey team to defeat the

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Obama Super Pac Fail. Again.

The pro-Obama’s Super Pac Priorities USA raised a pitiful $1.6 million in April, bringing in some $3 million less than the pro-Romney Restore Our Future, Politico reports. The group stumbled even after the White House dropped its abhorrence of PACs and started prodding Democrats to contribute to it. Priorities USA has $4.7 million on hand, less than Restore Our Future. Another major GOP PAC, American

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Obama Puts Out the Welcome Mat for Lobbyists

A new piece in the Washington Post shreds to shards President Obama’s claim to run an administration devoted to reining in lobbyists. The article makes clear that the Obama White House is in fact crawling with lobbyists trying to win friends and influence powerful people for their clients. From the piece: It was an unremarkable January day, with a steady stream of lobbyists among the thousands

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Blogger Has Best Readers

Thank you all for your kind comments about my mom’s visit. They were so nice – I read a bunch of them to her and she was delighted. As if I needed more proof that I’ve got the best readers around – good hearted, clever – and cantankerous when you need to be! And now back to work. And you all will get back to

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