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


The Virtual State of the Union

Wait a second, that’s not Obama! Whittle is a great and persuasive speaker. I think he said something once about people telling him he should run for president, but he acknowledges he lacks the proper temperament. Of course, that hasn’t stopped plenty people who run, and some who win.

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Bogus Study Slams Obama for Lack of Meetings on Economy

A very misleading study is making the rounds right now of conservative media claiming that President Obama has spent only half the time on economic meetings that he has on golf and vacations. The study is being cited without question on major news outlets, like Fox News, The Washington Times, The Daily Caller, and Breitbart, and you may well have seen it. But it has

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Video || WH Correspondents’ Dinner Red Carpet

Here’s a time lapse of the stars making their grand entrances. Once, during the Clinton administration, I was at one of the dinner and Sharon Stone sashayed in as photographers clicked and attendees began to coo. And just as she began to pose, everybody starting booing. It was hilarious to watch her visage of rapturous conceit collapse into a frown of stunned concern. What she

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Obamacare’s Pathway to Creeping Control by the State

One of the gravest problems with Obamacare has nothing specifically to do with health care. Sure, Obamacare will destroy this country’s health care system. It may one day kill me or you. But it will also have a profound effect on the relationship you and I have with our government. Obamacare will, of course, bolster the sense, particularly among those who should be striving to

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The Obama Morning News || April 29, 2013

Lawmakers urge toughness on Syria . . . Washington Times Obama’s uneasy with charm offensive . . . Washington Post . . . so he’s back to bashing Republicans . . . Joe Curl Rising star Foxx to head Transportation . . . Washington Post White flight caused Romney loss . . . Daily Caller Biden: McCain could have beaten Obama . . . Politico Palin: WH

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