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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Carney: Obama’s Speech not Liberal

Because, don’t you see? We are all liberals now. And the others are “absolutists.” From today’s briefing: CARNEY: I would reject the idea that this was an “ism” speech.  This was in fact the opposite of that . . . And I hardly think that pursuit of equal rights, pursuit of comprehensive immigration reform, pursuit of sensible policies that deal with climate change and enhance

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Top Obama Aide: U.S. System Not Worthy of Obama

This has been around for a couple of days, but I wanted to make sure you saw it. One of President Obama’s top advisers suggested to the Washington Post the other day that neither Republicans nor the American political system are “worthy” of Obama’s political agenda. “There’s a moment of opportunity now that’s important,” said White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer . “What’s frustrating is

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In Speech, Obama Fails to Mention Terrorism

President Obama failed to mention terrorism in his inaugural address, omitting from his remarks the existential threat that has plagued the United States for more than a decade. Recent events have shown that al Qaeda and the threat of terrorism remain potent problems for the United States, which just months ago had its consulate in Benghazi overrun and which is now helping France try to

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The Obama Morning News || January 22, 2013

Obama takes the oath of office . . . Washington Post President offers a liberal vision for America . . . New York Times Dodges hard choices on entitlements . . . Politico Speech signals fight over to-do list . . . Wall Street Journal Makes history with references to gays . . . Washington Times GOP to vote to stave off debt ceiling . .

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