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, August 14, 2012

11:25 am || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; Nelson Pioneer Farm & Museum, Oskaloosa, Iowa 4:00 pm || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; B.R. Miller Middle School, Marshalltown, Iowa 7:55 pm || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; Waterloo Center for the Art, Waterloo, Iowa All times Central

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Gallup Poll: Obama’s Issues are Not The Nation’s

Look at this. Just look at it. It’s a Gallup poll, released July 30. The issues favor the Republicans. Strange, nobody reported on it. Okay, not so strange. Excuse me, but class warfare comes in LAST in the poll. What do you know, Americans don’t resent the rich. They think, “YOU BUILT THAT! Nice job!” Let’s look at the top three concerns: 1. Creating good jobs?

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Obama Was Against Demonizing Ryan Before He Was For It

President Obama once counseled against the very attacks his campaign is launching against Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan, saying during a January 2010 appearance that politicians shouldn’t demonize proposals by charging they would harm seniors: We’re not going to be able to do anything about any of these entitlements if what we do is characterize whatever proposals are put out there as, “Well, you

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Gallup: Tepid Reaction to Ryan Pick So Far

Mitt Romney’s choice of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate is getting a lukewarm reception from Americans, according to a USA Today/Gallup poll, which found that 42 percent think of him as a “fair” or “poor” choice compared to 39 percent who reate him an “excellent” or “pretty good” selection. But Ryan is not widely known, and his numbers are likely to

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Conservative Leaders Kept Off the Convention Podium

Republicans are playing it safe at the upcoming GOP convention, hoping to prevent controversy from raining down on the proceedings by keeping all of their biggest potential lightening rods well off the speaker’s platform. But many of these politicians are among the most important and conservative leaders in the country, and their failure to appear is likely to cause grumbling among conservatives and may well

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Get to Know Paul Ryan

Here’s one way to get to know Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan before the Obama campaign explains him to you: An article in the New York Times. I know what you’re thinking. But this is a very fair and informative piece that will really give you a sense of the man, his ideas, and how both the man and his ideas were formed. Here is a

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