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, September 25, 2012

10:10 am || Delivers remarks to the UN General Assembly 12:10 pm || Delivers remarks at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting; Sheraton New York Hotel 1:25 pm || Departs New York City 2:35 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern Live stream of Obama UN speech at 10:10 am

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Obama Travels to New York to Tape “The View”

President Obama traveled to New York City today to tape an appearance on “The View,” the wildly popular yenta-fest that the Obamas have begun to regularly use as a tool for increasing their popularity with the electorate. Michelle Obama will also participate in the taping, guaranteeing that a portion of the session focuses on eating vegetables. While in New York to appear on The View,

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Obama: Israel “One of Our Closest Allies in the Region”

In a CBS “60 Minutes” interview that aired Sunday night, President Obama inadvertently suggested an approach to the Middle East that places Israel on a par with its Arab neighbors, calling Israel “one of our closest allies in the region.” Actually, Israel is by far our closest ally in the region, the one nation in the Middle East that can provide significant and reliable military

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Romney Must Explain: Bush Didn’t Cause the Recession

I wanted to flag for you this opinion piece I wrote, “Time for Romney to Defend Bush,” which is running in Politico today. The idea is that Romney can’t really promote conservative polices until he can defend himself from the Obama charge that he would just wreck the economy like Bush did. And he can only do this by making the point, which he should

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