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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More Sequester-Immune Golf

President Obama today played golf for the second week in a row. It looks like, despite the sequester, this is going to be a banner year – it’s already his seventh time playing and we’re barely into spring. Today’s outing, the 118th of his presidency, included three White House staffers – Marvin Nicholson, Joe Paulsen and Michael Brush.

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If Obama Really Cared So Much About Kids and Shootings . . .

In a world where the gun control campaign was not heavily laced with politics, liberal vendettas against “gun-clingers,” and self-realization through sanctimony, a true effort to control gun violence would be include a major initiative to curtail kids’ access to violent video games and movies. In a Wall Street Journal piece Thursday, Campbell Brown, whom I knew slightly when she was an NBC White House reporter,

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