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

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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, July 25, 2012

9:25 am PT || Departs Seattle 3:25 pm || Arrives New Orleans 3:50 pm || Attends a fundraiser; private residence 5:45 pm || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; House of Blues 7:00 pm || Delivers remarks the National Urban League convention; Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 8:25 pm || Departs New Orleans 11:55 pm || Arrives White House All times Central except as noted

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Obama Cleans Up His Act, for the Moment

The Obama campaign may be signaling a shift in its approach, putting up a new ad that not only fails to show a grainy video of Romney with blood dripping out the side of his mouth, but which makes the president actually look presidential. In this latest campaign ad, the president is talking about  . . . I don’t know what he was talking about,

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Obama Surrogate: Romney Tapping Racist Vote

Virginia State Democratic Rep. Louise Lucas, an official Obama surrogate who is a member of his Virginia “Truth Team,” says Mitt Romney is seeking the support white voters who oppose President Obama because he is black. Have a look . . . What I am saying to you is Mitt Romney, he’s speaking to a segment of the population, who does not like to see

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Mitt Needs to Show the Love for Mitt

I was raised to be modest, to say thank you, to let ladies go first, to hold the door, and not to brag. And then I grew up and moved to Washington and found out that if you hold the door too long, everyone will walk through it except you. A certain level of immodesty is necessary to propel a career in a cutthroat political

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