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


A Guide to Winning the Goriest Campaign in 184 Years

When I look at the campaign, I wonder, really, whether there has ever been an event quite like it in presidential politics before. The Obama campaign is offering up a narrative that has so little connection to reality, but seems to be working so well, that I am pondering if it is possible for Romney to wage anything resembling a normal campaign at all. Obama

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Obama Schedule || Tuesday, July 17, 2012

9:00 am ET || Departs White House 11:30 am CT || Arrives San Antonio 1:00 pm CT || Delivers remarks at a fundraiser; The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio 2:30 pm CT || Attends a fundraiser; private residence, San Antonio 3:50 pm CT || Departs San Antonio 4:25 pm CT || Arrives Austin 5:50 pm CT || Delivers remarks at a fundraiser; Austin

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Video || Rice and Romney

I thought this was cute. You know it’s not going to be Condi, right? She’s pro-choice. So forget it. And she doesn’t want it. And there’s been plenty of criticism from even Republicans about the job she did for Bush as NSC director and Secretary of State. Ironically enough, it takes Jay Leno to pinpoint the main reason for all the speculation about her, which

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Obama Raffles Off Invite to His Birthday Party

The Obama campaign is raffling off to contributors an invitation to President Obama’s 51st birthday party, which will be held at the Obama family home in Chicago. From and email sent out by the campaign under Michelle Obama’s name: Barack turns 51 next month, and there will be a little celebration at our house in Chicago. We’d like to give grassroots supporters an opportunity to

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Obama Flew Air Force One for 90-Mile Campaign Trip

President Obama Saturday commissioned Air Force One to travel to a campaign rally near Richmond, Virginia, a location only 90 miles away from the White House, highlighting the large expenses being borne by taxpayers as the president traverses the country to campaign and raise cash for a campaign that is failing to meet its fundraising goals. The cost of flying Air Force One is currently

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