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


New Evidence Obama May Have Turned Roberts

Last week I wrote that it seemed possible that President Obama had successfully pressured Chief Justice John Roberts into switching his opinion and voting to uphold Obamacare. Now there’s further evidence from CBS that this may indeed have occurred. CBS reports that Roberts did in fact change his opinion, and that he was indeed susceptible to outside pressure – more so than some of the

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Top Ten Reasons Roberts Voted to Uphold Obamacare

Nobody really understands the rationale for the vote of Chief Justice Roberts to uphold Obamacare. He said it was because the consequence for not having insurance was a tax, and Congress has a clear right to tax us. Except, the law is explicit that it’s not a tax. Weird. Until now. Through substantial payoffs to starving Supreme Court law clerks, White House Dossier has uncovered

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Obama Takes the Week Off

President Obama appears to be mostly taking the week off, making a rare sojourn at Camp David through Tuesday before celebrating the Fourth of July and then heading out on the campaign trail. Obama presumably also has his usual August vacation lined up as well, though it’s not been announced where he will be headed. It is known, though, that with an election coming up,

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