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 Addresses Planned Parenthood Without Saying “Abortion”

I turned on The Five on Fox News this afternoon for a few minutes and noticed that they were talking about President Obama’s appearance this morning at Planned Parenthood and that they were discussing euphemisms people use for abortion. So I took a look at Obama’s remarks and realized he hadn’t once used the word “abortion” while speaking at a meeting of the nation’s premiere

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GDP Growth Numbers Disappoint

The Commerce Department today announced that the economy expanded by only 2.5 percent in the first quarter of the year, a tepid number that was below the 3.2 percent economists expected, according to the Wall Street Journal. The mediocre growth suggests the economy is in for another lackluster year. And such a rate of growth will do almost nothing to alleviate unemployment. Job growth has

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Obama’s Perilous Second Term Hubris

Here’s the latest opinion piece I wrote for Politico. When the White House last week announced that Obama would observe a moment of silence for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings – in private – it occurred to me that the president was developing a nasty and dangerous case of hubris. From the piece: That Obama assumed Americans would want an iconic photo of

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The Obama Morning News || April 26, 2013

Obama’s options on Syria appear limited . . . Associated Press President looking to avoid confrontation . . . National Journal WH wants red line to be drawn by UN . . . PJ Media Senate votes to end controllers’ furloughs . . . Fox News Task force told about suspect’s Russia trip . . . Washington Post Obama’s scrub of Muslim terms questioned . . . Washington Times Top Republican

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Could Man’s Best Friend Have Saved Us?

With all the things the administration throws money at, how about this? And while we’re at it, here’s another good canine-related idea from one of our readers, RickW, Puppies Behind Bars.

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