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


Video || Biden’s Bad Case of Laugharrhea

Politico has already put together a video documenting Vice President Biden’s novel debate strategy: incessant merriment. I think this was a bad tactic, or at least one poorly employed. It was so over the top that people are going to be discussing it at least as much as they talk about who won the debate. It obscures any serious points Biden wanted to make –

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Where Romney Was Misleading

The Obama campaign’s attack on Gov. Mitt Romney for being a liar actually misses the area where Romney was misleading. The Obama campaign is charging, incorrectly, that Romney was lying during last week’s debate when he said his tax cut would not amount to $5 trillion. Actually, Romney aims to offset all of the cuts by eliminating many deductions. There’s no way the total tax

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Obama Campaign: Ryan’s a Liar Too!

The Obama campaign remains stuck on the low road and deep in the mud, supplementing its campaign to paint Gov. Mitt Romney as dishonest with the charge that his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), is a liar too. Obama communications wizard Stephanie Cutter, the gal with the sharpest elbows in Chicago, took to her email account this afternoon to blast out a message charging

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Obama Attempts to Undermine Biden

Just a day before Vice President Biden’s highly anticipated debate with GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, President Obama gave his running mate advice certain to result in disaster, counseling, “Joe just needs to be Joe.” Yes, this happened. Here’s the proof. This is Obama on ABC last night: Exactly what Obama is up to here is unclear. Here are some recent examples of Biden

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Obama Campaigning Exclusively at Universities

President Obama has begun campaigning exclusively at universities, basking in the warmth of rapturous receptions from impressionable young things while targeting a key voting bloc that backs him fervently but often fails to make it to the polls. Including today’s scheduled appearance at the University of Miami, each of Obama’s last five campaign rallies has been staged before students, bringing him to the campuses of

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Obama Schedule || October 11, 2012

9:45 am || Receives the President Daily Briefing 11:55 am || Departs White House 2:35 pm || Arrives Miami 3:25 pm || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; Bank United Center Arena, the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 6:55 pm || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; JW Marriott Marquis Miami 8:05 pm || Departs Miami 10:30 pm || Arrives White House All times

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