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

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Quote of the Day || November 14, 2012

“I think most economists will agree that the best way to stimulate economic growth is to raise taxes by $1.6 trillion.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Schedule || Thursday, November 15, 2012

10:20 am || Departs White House 11:30 am || Arrives New York City 12:15 pm || Views storm damage, thanks responders, talks with citizens 2:55 pm || Departs New York City 4:05 pm || Arrives White House 4:35 pm || Hosts cast and crew members of the film Lincoln for a screening at the White House All times Eastern

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Romney Should Tell Obama To Take a Hike

There are lots of nice hiking trails in Northern Virginia. I’ve been on many. With respect to President Obama’s offer to “potentially work together,” made during today’s press conference, Mitt Romney should politely tell the president to go get himself on one of them. I’m not suggesting Romney should be vindictive or bitter. But the words said during an election campaign should have at least

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Obama Contradicts Debate Statement on Fiscal Cliff

President Obama today contradicted a statement he made during the campaign, suggesting during an East Room news conference that upcoming negotiations over the budget could well fail and massive spending cuts – known as the “sequester” or the “fiscal cliff” – could kick in. “We can all imagine a scenario where we go over the fiscal cliff,” Obama said today. But during his third debate

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Most WHD Readers Say GOP Should Stay Put on Social Issues

A majority of White House Dossier readers believe Republicans should not back off their positions on gay marriage, abortion, or citizenship for illegal immigrants, and only a small number support changing any of these individual positions, according to a poll run from November 13-14. The poll is not “scientific,” but given that most White House Dossier readers are to the right of center, it does

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“Small Biz Loving” Obama Meets with Labor, CEOs Instead

Despite trumpeting his support during the campaign for the middle class and small business, President Obama will be hearing instead today from corporate chieftains at a crucial White House meeting staged to solicit the business community’s views just before talks on the “fiscal cliff” begin. According to a report in Politico, the session will include at least 11 CEO’s of major U.S. corporations, among them the

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The Obama Morning News || November 14, 2012

Obama to propose $1.6 trillion tax hike . . . Washington Post Questions for Obama at today’s news conference . . . Politico  Holder was mum on Petraeus for weeks . . . Washington Times Holder to stay on as Attorney General . . . Erika Johnsen Carney: Obama supportive of Gen. Allen . . . Politico  Secession petitions have 675K signatures . . .

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