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 || Thursday, May 24, 2012

8:30 am PT || Attends a fundraiser; The Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, California 3:00 pm PT || Arrives Des Moines 3:55 pm CT || Tours TPI Composites, a wind manufacturer; Newton, Iowa 4:15 pm CT || Delivers remarks on urging Congress to act on the “To Do List,” focusing on green energy 6:55 pm CT || Speaks at a fundraiser; Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning

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Obama’s Dumb Logic on Romney and Bain

I want President Obama, his entire campaign, and everybody who works in the White House to be given IQ tests, NOW. Because the rationale for their attacks on Mitt Romney’s tenure at the private equity firm Bain Capital is so dumb, that I’m concerned that the country is being run by people with substandard IQ’s. Dumb is even worse than evil. When you go to

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Arizona Official Will Allow Obama on the Ballot

The state of Hawaii provided verification of President Obama’s birth to Arizona State Attorney General Ken Bennett, who had threatened to keep Obama’s name off the ballot unless Hawaii provided the information. Bennett, who is running for governor and was accused of stirring the controversy to curry support among birthers in the state, told the Arizona Republic the information satisfied his demand and the issue

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Obama Gets a Political Spanking

President Obama didn’t lose any primaries Tuesday, but he did come out a loser. Four in ten voters in both the Arkansas and Kentucky DEMOCRATIC primaries pulled the lever against him. Returns are not complete, but Tennessee businessman John Wolfe appears to have pulled down about 40 percent of the vote against the president in Arkansas. In Kentucky, about 42 percent selected “uncommitted” rather than

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Republican Candidates Made to Eat Their Words

Well, you knew it was going to happen. Priorities USA, the Obama-backing PAC, has smartly clipped together various statements by the loser Republican primary candidates – I do mean “loser” in a couple of senses of the word – criticizing Mitt Romney for practicing capitalism. This group, particularly Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry, helped pave the way for the current attacks on Romney’s time at

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