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


Quote of the Day || January 11, 2013

“I’m not saying what the new gun rules will be, but I would suggest this might be a good time for people to go out and get themselves a slingshot.” – Joe Biden A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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NRA Meets with Biden and then Declares War

The National Rifle Association emerged from a meeting today with Vice President Biden convinced that the Obama administration has nothing in mind other than restricting access to firearms. Biden leads the White House task force on guns. In a blistering statement, the NRA accused the White House of bad faith and declared itself ready to flex its significant lobbying muscle to thwart President Obama’s intentions.

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Chris Christie and the American Gimme Culture

Gosh, you know, I hate to sound ungenerous, but is anyone else put off by the sight of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stomping up and down, pounding the floor and demanding, Where’s my $60 billion? Now listen. The New York City and New Jersey area – that’s my hometown. I have relatives there who were severely affected by Hurricane Sandy. People have suffered tragedies

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Lew to be Unveiled Today at 1:30 PM ET

President Obama will officially announce his appointment of White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to be Treasury Secretary at 1:30 pm ET. I will live stream the event for your personal enjoyment. BTW, the Wall Street Journal has a great piece today about why Lew is a political appointment who will be programmed to advance Obama’s agenda. Like, as opposed to someone whose first

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The Obama Morning News || January 10, 2013

WH organizing campaign to change gun views . . . Washington Post Biden hints at “executive action” on guns . . . Erika Johnsen Biden to meet with NRA today . . . Fox News GOP Senate Budget leader opposes Lew . . . Breitbart Sebelius, Holder, and Shinseki staying on . . . Fox News Navy to stretch deployments amid carrier shortage . .

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