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, July 10, 2012

9:25 am || Departs White House 10:50 am CT || Arrives Cedar Rapids, Iowa 11:20 am CT || Holds a roundtable discussion with a local Iowa family; private residence, Cedar Rapids 12:50 pm CT || Delivers remarks on the Bush tax cuts 3:40 pm CT ||Departs Cedar Rapids 6:55 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern

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Top Ten Other Great Men Who Tried Real Hard

As most of you probably know, we’ve gone from “The Greatest Generation” to the “I Tried Real Hard Generation.” These days, everyone’s a winner, everyone gets a trophy and everyone gets an “E” for Effort. Consistent with this new ethos, my sources within the Obama campaign tell me they are changing the campaign slogan from “Forward” to “I Tried Real Hard.” Here is President Obama

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Obama Announces He’s to the Left of Pelosi

Updated at 12:37 pm ET There’s not much room over there, but President Obama found it. President Obama today announced that he supports a one-year extension of the Bush tax cuts for those making under $250,000, a plan that puts him at odds with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), each of whom back extending the tax cuts for people making

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Romney Raised $106 Million in June

The Romney campaign announced this morning that it had raised $106.1 million in June, a startling sum that highlights the money advantage Mitt Romney will have over President Obama this year. According to the Romney campaign: $106.1 Million Raised In June 94% Of All Donations Received In June Were $250 Or Less $22.3 Million Raised By Donations Under $250 In June 536,729 Donations Received Under

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