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


Holder Allows Some Reporting on Meeting

Attorney General Eric Holder today met with Washington journalists in what was supposed to be an off the record conversation, but he ultimately relented and allowed participants to discuss a portion of what they had heard. According to Dylan Byers of Politico, Justice officials allowed participants to speak publicly “in general” about “some of the ideas that were discussed during the course of what otherwise

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Obama Schedule || Friday, May 31, 2013

9:40 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:20 am || Delivers remarks on student loans; Rose Garden 10:50 am || Meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen All times Eastern Live stream of briefing by Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest at 12:30 pm

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Stop the Sanctimony and Go Meet With Holder

Excuse me, I need some Tylenol. But I’m not sure the Tylenol will work, so I may have to elevate this to Advil, because I am in serious pain. I am in pain BECAUSE MY SIDE IS HURTING FROM LAUGHING SO HARD at the sanctimony of these media organizations that are refusing to meet with Attorney General Eric Holder. OMG, it was a good laugh

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Never Overestimate Hillary Clinton

When you think about it, what has Hillary Clinton really achieved for the nation? Her tenures as a senator and Secretary of State lacked distinction. In her biggest moments – the 1993-1994 health reform push and her 2008 run for president, she’s fallen flat on her face. But now the political experts say she nearly has a lock on the Democratic 2016 nomination. They’re fooling themselves.

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Michelle Hobnobs with the Fashion Elite

First Lady Michelle Obama dropped in on New York City’s fashion royalty Wednesday night, using her own star power to raise megacash for the Democratic National Committee and her husband’s burgeoning effort to help the Democrats seize Congress. At the luxurious Manhattan pad of fashion designer Tory Burch, Michelle drummed up at least a half a million dollars – and probably much more – from

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The Obama Morning News || May 30, 2013

IRS chief at WH more than Cabinet members . . . Daily Caller Conservative groups sue Holder, IRS . . . Washington Times Poll says 76 percent want IRS special prosecutor . . . The Hill Obama taps former Bush official for FBI . . . Washington Post Senator questions pick’s hedge fund ties . . . Fox News Obama criticized for excessive travel . . . New York Times AP, NYTs won’t

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