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 Schedule || Thursday, June 6, 2013

12:05 pm || Departs White House 1:35 pm || Arrives Charlotte, North Carolina 2:30 pm || Tours Mooresville Middle School; Mooresville, North Carolina 2:55 pm || Delivers remarks at Mooresville Middle School 4:15 pm || Departs Charlotte, North Carolina 6:00 pm PDT || Arrives California 7:00 pm PDT || Delivers remarks at Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee fundraiser; private residence, Palo Alto, California 8:25 pm ||

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What You Will Hear From Samantha Power; And What You Won’t

There are many things you will be hearing from Samantha Power should she become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. She thinks and speaks sharply, and with her impassioned style and frankly, her tall frame and long flowing red hair, she will no doubt attract a lot of attention at the United Nations and be a high-profile advocate for President Obama. Problem is, she has

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Former Pa. Gov. Ed Rendell Falls Asleep on MSNBC

This doesn’t really have anything to do with the White House. I’ve just never seen anyone fall asleep on TV, and thought maybe you hadn’t either. Honestly, the inanity of Chris Matthews is worth napping through. You have to go to full screen to really see it.

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Carney: Michelle Handled Heckler “Brilliantly”

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today said First Lady Michelle Obama handled a heckler “brilliantly” Tuesday night. “I haven’t asked the president that, but it’s my personal opinion that she handled it brilliantly,” Carney said. Because of a little disturbance, Michelle threatened to walk out on a fundraiser in which participants had paid from $1,000 – $10,000 to hear her speak. That, apparently, was

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Obama Taps Susan Rice to be National Security Adviser

President Obama has chosen controversial United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice to serve as his National Security Adviser, replacing Tom Donillon, who is resigning. Obama will announce the appointment in the Rose Garden at 2:15 this afternoon. Donilon is expected to depart early next month. White House adviser Samantha Power, who serves on the National Security Council, will be named to replace Rice as U.N. ambassador.

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The Obama Morning News || June 5, 2013

Poll: Scandals sow doubt about WH honesty . . . The Hill Plouffe attack on Issa a gamble . . . Politico Terrorrist: Stevens killed by injection . . . Washington Times Rubio: Immigration bill short of votes . . . Washington Times Lawmakers urge Sebelius to help dying girl  . . . Fox News Sebelius defends Obamacare fundraising . . . Politico Obama declares war with

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