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


Biden Offers Up a Nice Little Zinger

Since we’re always picking on Vice President Biden around here, I thought it was only fair that I give him a shout out when he says something clever. From an appearance today in Arvada, Colorado: This is the end of daylight savings time tonight. It’s Mitt Romney’s favorite time of the year because he gets to turn the clock back. Not bad. But he also

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Bill Clinton Headed to Minnesota, Pennsylvania

Bill Clinton, the Obama campaign’s top surrogate, is being dispatched to Minnesota and Pennsylvania, suggesting the campaign is more worried about those states than it is letting on. Just Friday, Obama campaign Press Secretary Jen Psaki dismissed Romney campaign efforts in Minnesota and Pennsylvania, as well as Michigan, as “mind games:” If you look at any of those states, these are places where they’ve never

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Obama Refuses to Answer About Storm Victims’ Frustrations

President Obama this morning ignored a reporter’s question about the mounting frustration victims of Hurricane Sandy are having with the response to the storm, refusing to let a question from the press interrupt a FEMA photo op in which he was on display taking action. An excerpt rom the press pool report, which starts with a quote from Obama: “There is nothing more important than

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The Obama Morning News || November 3, 2012

Rove says storm helped Obama . . . Washington Post Romney leaned toward Christie for VP . . . Politico Obama leads in Florida, Ohio polls . . . Wall Street Journal Romney holds all-star Ohio rally . . . Politico Axelrod: Obama excited in his “loins.” . . . Washington Times Wall Street switches from Obama to Romney . . . Los Angeles Times

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