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


White House Dossier Ranked #10 Among U.S. Political Blogs

As the year comes to a close, I just wanted to thank all of you for the success White House Dossier has had in the two and a half years since I launched it in May of 2010. According to the leading blog directory – Technorati, which ranks blogs according to their standing and influence – White House Dossier tonight sits at number ten on

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Boehner and Obama Meeting Yet Again

They’re at the White House talking fiscal cliff, another face to face meeting. Maybe Obama is getting eager to leave for Hawaii. Boehner should arrive wearing a lei and poi-scented cologne just to provide a reminder of what could be. Then again, Boehner is the one who seems to be caving. Maybe he has exotic travel plans of his own.

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Obama Vacation Appears to be Delayed!

Oh no. Not the vacation! The battle over the fiscal cliff appears to have already delayed the start of President Obama’s annual Hawaii vacation, which was set to begin as early as today. According to the Hawaii Reporter, officials had informed residents of Oahu that the usual Obama vacation-related restrictions on their travel would go into effect today and last until January 6. The White

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The Obama Morning News || December 17, 2012

Obama likely to call for new gun limits . . . Wall Street Journal Intense gun control pressure on Obama . . . Politico Cliff deal still faces many hurdles . . . Politico Boehner offers debt ceiling increase . . . Washington Post Porked up Sandy relief bill storms into Senate . . . Washington Times Surprise! America gets what it voted for .

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