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 Fundraisers to Deny Thousands a Day at the Beach

A popular Connecticut park and its 234 acres of wetlands, woodlands and beach on Long Island Sound will be shut down all day Monday so that President Obama can use the location as a base for fundraising nearby. The Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, Connecticut will have to turn away thousands of bathers so that Obama can get to and from his events, including a $35,800

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Birthday Golf

President Obama is marking his 51st birthday today with an early morning round of golf, arriving at Andrews Air Force Base at 8:47 am ET. Afterward, Obama will head directly to Camp David to finish out what’s shaping up to be  a low-key celebration. That is, until his Aug. 12 celebration at his home in Chicago with a bunch of strangers who donated to his

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