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 25, 2012

“President Obama has an agenda for his second term. But we have to reelect the president so that you can find out what’s in it.” – Nancy Pelosi A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Schedule || Thursday, October 25, 2012

6:50 am || Arrives Tampa, Florida 8:45 am || Delivers remarks at a campaign rally; Ybor State Museum Park, Tampa 9:50 am || Departs Tampa 12:05 pm || Arrives Richmond, Virginia 1:15 pm || Delivers remarks at a rally; Byrd Park, Richmond 2:30 pm || Departs Richmond 3:25 pm CT || Arrives Chicago 4:10 pm CT || Votes early 6:00 pm CT || Departs Chicago

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Des Moines Register Throws Obama the Bait and Switch

A bit of bad journalism just happened. The Des Moines Register agreed Tuesday to an off the record interview with President Obama and then publicly whined about it on its website this morning to pressure the White House to put it on the record. Faced with the bad optics of “the openness White House” trying to squash the free flow of information, the White House quickly relented

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Bob Woodward: Obama “Mistaken” on Sequester

Reporter Bob Woodward says President Obama is “mistaken” on the sequester, saying the president misspoke when he said it was Congress’s idea and not his. Woodward reported in his recent book, “The Price of Politics,” that in fact it was the White House that conjured up the proposal. Speaking to Politico, Woodward charitably offered that maybe Obama didn’t know that his aides had put together

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Obama Flubs: U.S. Has More Bayonets Today Than in 1916

President Obama erroneously asserted during Monday night’s debate that the U.S. military has fewer bayonets than it did in 1916. In fact, the armed forces likely possess more than three times as many of the weapons as they did before the U.S. entry into World War I. The error is significant because Obama sought during the debate to portray himself as having an edge on

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The Obama Morning News || October 24, 2012

WH told of terrorists’ claim day of Libya attack . . . Reuters Candidates trade roles for final stretch . . . Washington Post “Hit Mitt” not enough, so Obama puts out a plan . . . Politico Voter: Biden good guy, bad VP . . . Politico Obama demands interview be kept secret . . . The Daily Caller Media claims “apology tour” didn’t

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