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 Schedule || Wednesday, January 30, 2013

10:15 am || Receives the Presidentail Daily Briefing 12:30 pm || Lunch with Hillary Clinton 3:55 pm || Interviewed by Jose Diaz Balart of Telemundo 4:15 pm || Interviewed by Maria Elena Salinas of Univision All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:30 pm

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Poetic Injustice

Did you find the poet at President Obama’s inauguration as insufferable as I did? Did your child look at you, like mine did, and say, “Nothing rhymes”? I found Richard Blanco’s “poem” – it wasn’t much of a poem, more like narrative recited as if it were poetry – both prosaic and long, which is a really bad combination. Also, it was incongruously adulterated with

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Let’s Stop! Michelle Abandons “Let’s Move” Campaign

First Lady Michelle Obama appears to have abandoned, at least for now, her oft-criticized “Let’s Move” initiative to promote exercise and healthy eating among the nation’s youth, halting public appearances and statements related to the program. Mrs. Obama does not appear to have done anything much to personally publicize the initiative in more than four months – since she released a video in early September

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The Obama Morning News || January 29, 2013

Obama immigration proposal very liberal . . . Washington Post Possible immigration deal breakers . . . Politico Fox Poll: Two thirds favor path to citizenship . . . Fox News Super Pac to Back Hillary . . . Politico Kroft defends fawning Obama-Hillary interview . . . Daily Caller U.S. to expand role in Africa . . . Wall Street Journal Congresswoman challenges Obama

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