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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Golf by Day, Party by Night

Not a bad day for our leader. President Obama just hit the links, golfing at Joint Base Andrews, where he will no doubt be holed up – so to speak – for the next four hours or so. Then it’s back to to the White House by about 5:30 pm, freshen up, and head to the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner for wine and and

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No Jokes Tonight, Mr. President

It’s just too soon. President Obama will appear Saturday evening at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner. Normally, the president tells jokes, sometimes pretty funny ones. But please, not tonight. You’ve just completed memorial services for the victims of the Boston bombings and the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion. The survivors and their broken bodies lie strewn throughout hospitals and rehabilitation centers in Massachusetts and

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