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 Golfing as Usual

It’s Saturday, and it’s sunny, so President Obama is on the golf course. He’s out with his usual crew of White House staffers, Marvin Nicholson, Joe Paulsen, Mike Brush. It’s his eighth time playing this year and the 119th time of his presidency.

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Mother of Newtown Victim Gives WH Weekly Address

The White House is pulling out all the stops. This is tough stuff. The White House’s tactics are over the top. But you know what? This is an adult, she knows what she’s doing, and all’s fair in love and war. And every major debate in Congress is a war. The White House is within its rights to do this. I don’t like exploiting a

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Obamas 2012 Income Just Over $600,000

From the Wall Street Journal: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama paid $112,214 in federal income taxes in 2012 on adjusted gross income of $608,611, an effective rate of 18.4%, the White House said Friday. The first family’s income declined from the $789,674 in adjusted gross income they reported in 2011. That year they paid total federal taxes of $162,074, an effective rate of 20.5%. Their 2012 income

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