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 || Thursday, November 8, 2012

President Obama is sleeping in again today, waiting until 11:15 am to take his national security briefing. The press pool is being told not to even arrive at the White House until 10:00 am, a sign that the president won’t be up to anything serious before then. 11:15 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing All times Eastern

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Obama Wins; Market Tanks

Because people who have skin in the game understand economics. The country voted for higher taxes – including higher capital gains taxes – and more regulation. And so, the stock market reacted rationally, plummeting 350 points in the first two hours of trading. As of 11:35 am ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 12,890, 355 points off its opening number. Meanwhile, thousands of

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The Obama Morning News || November 7, 2012

A divided U.S. gives Obama more time . . . New York Times The strategy that paved a winning path . . . Washington Post Exit poll summary: The Obama Coalition . . . Fox News Republicans try to figure out what went wrong . . . Wall Street Journal Obamacare survives: Now what? . . . Politico Why Republicans failed to take back the

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Quote of the Day || November 7, 2012

“Now I want to bring us all together, Democrats and . . . those who lie, only like rich people, detest Hispanic immigrants, want to send jobs overseas, love oil companies, enjoy war, hate the middle class, wage war on women, like to throw old people off cliffs, favor letting people die instead of giving them health care, and want to put African Americans back

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Catastrophe for Conservatives, But Not the End

The reelection of President Obama is a catastrophe for conservatives that will set the United States on a track from which it will be difficult to derail. But the task for the Right is not impossible. Obama’s victory is not a catastrophe, as some will maintain, because conservatism can’t prevail in an presidential election. The Republican candidate, Mitt Romney, is not a conservative, and he

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