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 24, 2012

10:15 am || Departs San Francisco 11:40 am || Arrives Portland, Oregon 1:50 pm || Attends a fundraiser; Oregon Convention Center, Portland 4:10 pm || Attends a second fundraiser; Oregon Convention Center 5:05 pm || Departs Portland 5:50 pm || Arrives Seattle 6:15 pm || Attends a third fundraiser; private residence, Hunts Point, Washington 8:15 pm || Speaks at a fourth fundraiser; private residence, Hunts

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What? No Calls for Civility This Time?

What a difference a reelection bid makes. Incredibly, in the wake of the massacre in Aurora, we hear nothing from the White House about the need for Washington to set an example of civility. Now why would that be? BECAUSE THE CHIEF PURVEYOR OF INCIVILITY IN POLITICS TODAY SITS IN THE WHITE HOUSE. Yes, Obama and his henchmen and henchwomen – I want to be

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The New Obama Handshake

Many of you were probably unaware of the new Obama handshake. It’s now the only one the president uses, and White House staffers are required to employ it with him, each other, and White House visitors who come to meet with them. Seems silly to me, but so do a lot of things I see at the White House.

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Obama Enemy Investigated and Audited

Last August, Idaho businessman Frank VanderSloot gave $1 million to Restore Our Future, the SuperPac supporting Mitt Romney In April, according to Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberly Strassel, the Obama campaign website put him on one of its enemies lists –  “Keeping GOP Honest” – smearing Vandersloot as one among a group of “wealthy individuals with less-than-reputable records” who in particular was “litigious, combative and a bitter

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Obama Shuns Politics in Aurora

President Obama performed admirably Sunday in one of the most difficult tasks a president must face – comforting the grieving victims of national tragedies – spending time with the families of those killed and injured in Aurora and ably expressing the nation’s sadness and empathy. Obama’s remarks following the University of Colorado Hospital visit, which I play for you below, are a little too self-referential,

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