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 Takes Michelle Out for Her Birthday

President Obama tonight took Michelle out for dinner with friends in Washington for her 49th birthday, which is today. From the White House pool report: Motorcade left the White House at 6:48 p.m. and arrived at 6:58 at Cafe Milano in Georgetown, where POTUS and FLOTUS entered through a white tent out of sight of your pooler. On the way out of the White House,

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Is Liberalism Causing Gun Violence?

How about the self-righteous warriors leading the current anti-gun crusade ask themselves that one? It is, approximately, the question raised by a brilliant article in National Review by Lee Habeeb titled, “The War Against Black Men.” Habeeb makes the point that as horrific the shooting of the students in Newtown was, it’s nothing compared to the daily carnage and fear that is inflicted upon youths

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The NRA’s Despicable Use of the Obama Girls

The National Rifle Association gave a disgusting performance the other day with its ad that used President Obama’s daughters to make its point in favor of putting armed guards in schools. In case you haven’t seen it, the NRA accuses Obama of being a hypocrite for allowing armed guards for his daughters at their school but opposing them in schools nationwide: Not only is it

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The Real Problem with Obama’s Gun Control Remarks

Instead of overreacting to President Obama’s gun control initiative – the executive actions were modest and the legislative proposals are going nowhere – conservatives should be far more concerned by what his remarks on the topic revealed: that their president has serious contempt for them and their views. The foundation of a democracy is the assumption that while you disagree with your opponents, they too

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The Obama Morning News || January 17, 2013

Obama’s gun agenda faces uphill struggle . . . Washington Post GOP fires back at Obama gun proposals . . . Fox News Obama faces hostage crisis in Algeria . . . New York Times Obama to name McDonough Chief of Staff . . . Politico Obama dig at Netanyahu could backfire . . . Fox News Whole Foods CEO compares Obamacare to Fascism .

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