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


Biden: “Just Fire the Shotgun Through the Door”

That was his latest advice for defending oneself from intruders, this one given to the unlucky readers of Field & Stream magazine. I said, “Well, you know, my shotgun will do better for you than your AR-15, because you want to keep someone away from your house, just fire the shotgun through the door.” As Mary Katherine Ham notes in Hot Air, this, like his

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Obama: “I am Not a Dictator”

President Obama today said he “not a dictator” and cannot hold congressional leaders in town to try to strike a deal on the sequester. Obama spoke at an unannounced press conference in the White House briefing, where he sought to portray frustration after a White House meeting this morning with Congressional leaders from both Parties failed to result in a deal on the sequester, which

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Obama Fails to Honor Sniper Chris Kyle

Nearly a month after the tragic death of one of America’s greatest war heroes, it has become apparent that President Obama and the White House will do nothing to honor – or even mention – the late U.S. Navy SEAL Christopher Kyle. Many, including Sarah Palin, have called on Obama to say something about Kyle, who was slain by a disturbed fellow veteran February 2. But

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Woodward: I Didn’t Feel Threatened

Well, now you tell us. Unfortunately, Woodward’s screwup allows the White House to try to say, “Move along, nothing to see here.” But I do think there’s been enough information put out over the last 36 hours so that public is much better aware of how the White House attacks Freedom of the Press by bullying and intimidating journalists trying to do their jobs.

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The Obama Morning News || March 1, 2013

Sequester arrives, Congress heads for the door . . . Washington Post Boehner halts talks to cheers of Republicans . . . New York Times It will take weeks for the pain to be felt . . . Washington Times Obama asks Court to overturn gay marriage ban . . . Washington Post Napolitano: Administration didn’t release illegals . . . Politico Hamas warns Obama:

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