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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Quote of the Day || June 5, 2013

“I don’t get this, Barack. I’m the vice president. How come I don’t have a secret email account?” – Joe Biden A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, June 5, 2013

10:15 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:00 am || Meets with Treasury Secretary Lew 12:10 pm || Hosts Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens; South Lawn All times Eastern Live stream of Carney Briefing at 1:00 pm

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Faced with Heckler, Michelle Threatens Walkout

First Lady Michelle Obama threatened to walk out of a fundraiser Tuesday evening when she was interrupted by a pro-gay rights heckler. The scene occurred at the Washington home of lesbian couple Karen Dixon and Nan Schaffer, who were hosting Mrs. Obama at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser. From the pool reports: Most notable part of the event was an interruption from a protester about 12

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Treasury IG: No One Would Say Who Ordered IRS Targeting

The Treasury Inspector General who conducted the probe into the IRS targeting of conservative groups told a Congressional panel today that nobody would fess up about who ordered the scrutiny. “During our audit, Congressman, we did pose that question, and no one would acknowledge who, if anyone, provided that direction,” said Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Russell George. Have a look.

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Michelle Ramps Up Fundraising Blitz

A White House increasingly desperate to turn the House Democratic so it can dictate its second term agenda has dispatched First Lady Michelle Obama to three fundraisers for the Democratic National Committee in Washington Tuesday. The events will all be at private residences, suggesting she will gather with smallish groups of rich Democrats who will donate a hefty amount for the privilege of attending. Two

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Press Shakedown? Labor Dept. Wanted $1M from AP

In the latest blow to the Obama administration’s claim to be the “openness administration,” word emerged today that the Department of Labor sought to charge a news organization more than $1 million for information. According to the Associated Press, which reported today on the widespread use by government officials of secret email accounts, Labor demanded that AP pay $1.03 million for costs the department said

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The Obama Morning News || June 4, 2013

Issa focuses IRS probe on Washington . . . Politico Wife of former IRS chief a serious Lefty . . . Fox News Woodward criticizes WH IRS “fiction” . . . Politico Targeted conservative groups testify today . . . Fox News Acting IRS chief vows to fix agency . . . Washington Times Dem 2014 strategy: embrace Obamacare  . . . Politico SC House makes

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