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


Biden Plays the Race Card in Vegas

Vice President Biden this week engaged in some of the most egregious race baiting of the campaign, charging that the policies of Mitt Romney and Republicans with respect to Latinos were the modern equivalent of xenophobic and discriminatory practices of the past. The clear race baiting, largely ignored by the mainstream press, came during a speech Biden gave to the National Council of La Raza in

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Biden Considers his $379K Income Middle Class

Vice President Biden thinks he’s in the middle class, even though his income far exceeds the $250,000 threshold President Obama set for raising income taxes on the rich. According to his 2011 tax returns, Biden and his wife Jill had an adjusted gross income of $379,000 last year. And that, Biden siggested Tuesday in remarks to the National Council of La Raza in Las Vegas, puts him

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We are Building a Religion

During the Democratic primaries in 2008, I asked a liberal friend of mine whether he was going to support Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama. He thought for a second and casually responded, “Obama.” I asked him why he would support Obama over Clinton, given that they had basically the same proposals but she had more experience and we knew so much more about her. His

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Michelle: Barack is “Awesomely Phenomenal”

First Lady Michelle Obama held nothing back in lauding her husband during a campaign event Tuesday in Orlando, celebrating him as “awesomely phenomenal, terrific and handsome.” She explained: But I also know that there’s a reason why we’re all here today, and why all of you are working so hard. There’s a reason — and it’s not just because we all support this awesomely phenomenal,

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