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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Obama Invokes Newtown Massacre in Fiscal Cliff Debate

President Obama today said the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut last week should give Republicans a sense of “perspective” that would allow them to abandon what he suggested was an entirely politically-motivated opposition to his proposals for a deal on the fiscal cliff. “If there’s one thing we should have after this week, it should be a perceptive about what’s important,” Obama said during a White

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Obama Suggests He Was Too Busy for Gun Control

President Obama today justified his failure to address gun control earlier in his administration by saying he was busy with other issues. “I’ve been president of the United States,” Obama said defensively in response to a question by ABC’s Jake Tapper, who had asked, “Where were you?” The president asserted he had to deal with priorities like the economy and health care. “I don’t think I’ve

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Judge Robert Bork is Dead

Judge Robert Bork, who was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1987 by Ronald Reagan but voted down by the Senate, has died, according to reports. Bork’s nomination was denied after he became the victim of a campaign of character assassination led by Edward Kennedy, who charged Bork would destroy the nation: Robert Bork’s America is a land in which women would be forced into

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Quote of the Day || December 19, 2012

“What did the president mean when he told me I would lead the gun task force because I’m always shooting off my mouth?” – Joe Biden A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Vacation Delayed at Least Until Saturday

The Obamas are not expected to arrive in Hawaii for their annual vacation before Saturday at the earliest, according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. The state had originally planned on an Obama arrival as early as Monday of this week, but vacation plans are on hold while Obama and Congress continue to try to reach a deal on the fiscal cliff. With unemployment at 7.7 percent

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Soledad O’Brien, Guns, and the Decline of Journalism

This video proves several things. First of all, it proves that Soledad O’Brien is – gosh, I don’t want to call her stupid – let’s just say that she may have been deprived at birth of several IQ points she might have found useful. She doesn’t seem to even be processing any of the points made by her guest, John Lott, a leading pro-gun rights

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Obama to Deliver Statement on Gun Control

President Obama will deliver a statement at 11:45 am this morning announcing his new gun control task force, which will be led by Vice President Biden. Obama will appear in the White House briefing room, and it seems he may take some questions, given that the White House says that Press Secretary Jay Carney will not brief today as planned. Carney said Tuesday that Obama

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The Obama Morning News || December 19, 2012

Harsh Bengahzi report, but Clinton not blamed . . . Washington Post Report points finger at Congress instead . . . Daily Caller Biden to run Obama gun control task force . . . Politico Cliff talks turn into public posturing . . . Politico Dems don’t like Obama Social Security offer . . . Associated Press Amex chief considered to replace Geithner . . . Fox

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