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 || Thursday, February 7, 2012

8:05 am || Attends the National Prayer Breakfast; Washington Hilton; Live stream will be available 11:15 am || Departs White House 11:40 am || Arrives Leesburg, Virginia 12:30 pm || Delivers remarks at House Democratic Issues Conference; Lansdowne Resort, Lanndowne, Virginia 1:55 pm || Departs Leesburg 2:20 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern except as noted Carney will brief off-camera at 10:00 am

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Obama Allies Refuse to Recognize Ronald Reagan Day

Two of President Obama’s closest allies, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, are among eight Democratic governors refusing to recognize today, February 6, as “Ronald Reagan Day” in their states, according to the Washington Examiner. Two other Democratic governors can’t make up their mind whether to issue a proclamation making Reagan’s 102nd birthday a day honoring the Gipper. Patrick is a personal

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Seven Million to be Thrown Off Employer Health Plans

Remember when Obama promised that under his health scheme you could keep your health insurance and your doctor? Well forget it. You can’t necessarily keep your insurance or your doctor. Period. The Congressional Budget Office now says that, because of Obamacare, 7 million people will lose their employer-provided health insurance and have to go get coverage on their own. Obama wasn’t just wrong. He was

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Is S&P Getting the Chicago Treatment?

That’s what the Wall Street Journal wants to know. And me too. As you may be aware, the Justice Department is suing Standard & Poor’s to the tune of $5 billion for giving all those nice ratings to banks’ subprime mortgage-backed securities even while the market began to fall apart – as homeowners figured out they should have rented, bought cheaper homes, or moved in

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Quote of the Day || February 5, 2013

“I do support a mix of spending cuts and tax increases. It’s just that the spending cuts might get lost in the mix.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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The Obama Morning News || February 6, 2013

Obama to visit Israel within weeks . . . Times of Israel Obama to renew full-court press on Israel . . . Power Line White House weighs emissions rules . . . Wall Street Journal Deficit declines, but debt still rising fast . . . Wall Street Journal Obama praises hate-spewing activist . . . Daily Caller Obama crony gets government contract . . .

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