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 || Thursday, September 20, 2012

9:30 am ||  Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:45 am || Departs White House 1:20 pm || Arrives Miami 2:20 pm || Participates in a town hall hosted by Univision; University of Miami; Coral Gable, Florida 5:25 pm || Departs Miami 6:20 pm || Arrives Tampa 6:50 pm || Delivers remarks at a fundraiser; private residence, Tampa 9:05 pm || Departs Tampa 11:25 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern

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DOJ Inspector General Clears Holder in Fast & Furious

The Department of Justice inspector general issued a report today saying that there was no evidence Attorney General Holder knew of the Fast and Furious operation before being informed of it in a letter in early 2011 from Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). Holder has long maintained that he knew nothing of the probe. However, according to The Hill, the report found widespread errors within the

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White House: Romney is “Desperate”

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today characterized the Romney campaign as “desperate” for fanning outrage over a video from 1998 that presents audio of President Obama expressing support for “redistribution” of wealth. All of us . . . have seen circumstances like this where a campaign is having a very bad day or a very bad week and in circumstance like that, there are

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Is the WH Situation Room the New Lincoln Bedroom?

President Obama Tuesday evening raised approximately $4 million at a single fundraiser hosted by entertainers Beyoncé and Jay-Z, a huge dividend reaped after Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama spent years courting the music power duo. Beyoncé and Jay-Z were memorably invited in March 2010 to a tour of the White House that included a stop in the super-secret White House Situation Room, a place

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Fundamentally Transforming America, Part 2

President Obama Tuesday indicated he is on the “brink” of moving the United States in a new direction, a vow that recalled his 2008 pre-Election Day promise, “We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” Obama, who spoke at a fundraiser in New York City hosted by entertainers Beyoncé and Jay-Z, suggested he will implement a redistributionist vision that ensures

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