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


Quote of the Day || October 24, 2012

“I understand Romney wants the army to bring back the catapult. As commander in chief, I can tell you, it’s just not going to work.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, October 24, 2012

8:00 am ET || Departs the White House 9:15 am CT || Arrives Davenport, Iowa 10:10 am CT || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, Davenport, Iowa 1:15 pm  CT ||Departs Davenport 2:05 pm MT || Arrives Denver 2:55 pm MT || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; City Park, Denver 4:20 pm MT || Departs Denver 5:25 pm PT || Arrives

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Carney to Republicans: “Do a Little Work!”

Today’s chutzpah award goes to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who threw a stone in a glass house so hard he shattered the entire master bedroom and the walk-in closet as well. Briefing reporters aboard Air Force One, Carney called on House Republicans to return to Washington, sneering that they should approve a tax increase he knows they oppose and that everyone knows won’t

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Romney May Now Be Headed Toward a Big Win

I can’t prove it. But I can feel it. Gov. Mitt Romney may be moving toward a large win, in the same way Ronald Reagan did in the final days of the 1980 campaign. I expect the ground to start shifting, and the movement could escalate into an earthquake. I’ll give you the evidence for this: The polls are moving Romney’s way. The Rasmussen tracking poll

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Obama Schedule || Tuesday, October 23, 2012

10:10 am || Delivers remarks at a campaign event; Delray Tennis Center, Delray, Florida 12:20 pm ||Departs Delray 2:30 pm || Arrives Dayton, Ohio 3:50 pm ||Delivers remarks at a campaign event; Triangle Park, Dayton, Ohio 5:00 pm || Departs Dayton 6:35 pm ||Arrives White House All times Eastern

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Romney’s Brilliant Maneuver

Gov. Mitt Romney today pulled a bold move in the final debate with President Obama, opting for relatively limited verbal combat with his opponent while instead showcasing his knowledge of foreign affairs, adopting a presidential demeanor, and offering a sense of optimism for the future. This strategy was the political equivalent of the Muhammed Ali Rope-a-Dope against George Foreman in the heavyweight boxing championship in

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