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


Michelle’s “Let’s Move” Bud Beyonce Selling Sugar Water

So is Michelle going to stop attending her concerts? Superduperstar Beyonce, who is a member of a mutual admiration society that includes her and the first lady and who is a spokeswoman for Michelle’s “Let Move” healthy kids campaign, has a $50 million deal to sell those very same kids Pepsi-Cola. Now, what could better for kids than carbonated sugar water laced with caffeine? But

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Insurers Raising Rates by Double Digits

It looks like Obamacare’s chickens are coming home to roost. According to the New York Times, not normally known as a bastion of right-wing anti-Obama extremism, health insurers are slapping consumers with double digit percentage increases in rates: Health insurance companies across the country are seeking and winning double-digit increases in premiums for some customers, even though one of the biggest objectives of the Obama administration’s health

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Quote of the Day || January 7, 2013

“Don’t worry, if I take everyone’s guns away, I absolutely will require that criminals turn them in first.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama to Announce Hagel, Brennan at 1:05 PM ET

President Obama is expected to announce that he is tapping former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) to be Secretary of Defense and White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to be CIA director during an East Room ceremony at 1:05 pm ET. I will live stream the event. Obama appears to be trying to make a bit of a splash with the Hagel announcement by staging it in

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The Obama Morning News || January 7, 2013

White House weighs broad gun control agenda . . . Washington Post John Brennan to head the CIA . . . Associated Press Why Obama picked Hagel for Defense . . . Politico Hagel in for a tough challenge . . . Washington Times New sanctions seek to cripple Iran . . . Washington Post Pelosi seeks blank check for Congress . . . Daily

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