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 Wants “Meaningful Action” in Response to Shooting

President Obama during his remarks at the White House today suggested he will push for some type of gun control measures in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. As a country, we have been through this too many times.  Whether it’s an elementary school in Newtown, or a shopping mall in Oregon, or a temple in Wisconsin, or a movie theater in

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Is Obama Only Going to Enforce the Laws He Wants?

President Obama doesn’t plant to try to override state laws in Washington state and Colorado, where voters on Election Day legalized the use of marijuana. The decision echoes a decision last spring to forgo deporting illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children. In both cases, the rationale offered by the administration is that it must prioritize which laws to enforce given limited

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Michelle Suggests Republicans are Liars

First Lady Michelle Obama Thursday suggested Republicans are engaged in rampant lying as they debate the issues with President Obama. “People have to stay focused on what’s going on, because it’s easy to get confused in all the back and forth that goes on, and there’s a whole lot of not-truth telling going on, if you know what I mean,” Michelle said during a radio

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The Obama Morning News || December 14, 2012

Obama and Boehner have a “frank” talk . . . Washington Post Limited fiscal cliff bargain gains currency . . . Associated Press Rice’s blunt style may have hurt her . . . New York Times Chuck Todd: Rice victim of “advocacy media” . . . Politico Companies brace for Obamacare tax . . . Fox News U.S. to deploy Patriots to Syrian border .

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