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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Obama Schedule || Thursday, July 11, 2013

9:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:15 am || Meets with Sens. McCain and Schumer on immigration reform 12:10 pm || Meets with the 1963 Loyola University of Chicago Ramblers championship basketball team 3:45 pm || Meets with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang and State Councilor Yang Jiechi on the margins of the U.S. – China Strategic and Economic Dialogue 5:30 pm ||

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The Roots of Ted Cruz

If you’re wondering where Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) gets his strong sense of principle – not to mention his gift for public speaking – have a look at his dad, who spoke last week at the Freedomworks “Free the People” event July 5 in Utah. Rafael Cruz fought alongside Castro in Cuba but became disillusioned once he realized what Fidel was all about. Castro, he

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Carney: Critics of Obamacare Delay “Willfully Ignorant”

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today said it is routine to ignore statutory deadlines for implementation of laws. Referring to the administration’s decision to delay the mandate that employers provide Obamacare-compliant insurance, Carney said the objections to the move were political, not based on the law. But among those who objected was Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, no conservative and no stranger to

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Carney Declines to Say We’ll Leave Forces in Afghanistan

Am I dreaming? I mean am am I freaking dreaming? We’re potentially going to leave no forces at all in Afghanistan once we draw down military operations in 2014? And just leave the place to the Taliban and the terrorists so they can pick up where they left off in 2001? Asked Tuesday about a report in the New York Times that Obama is thinking

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Obama on Pace for Record Golf Year!

The economy still barely growing, the world is in chaos, and the sequester is hampering government functioning, but one thing is rolling along more smoothly than ever: President Obama is on track this year to play a record number of rounds of golf. Safely reelected, Obama is golfing like never before. He’s played in Hawaii with his buddies and in Florida with Tiger Woods. He

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Quote of the Day || June 10, 2013

“Well, the Pope is handing out Sainthoods. Should be a no-brainer for me one day. I mean, I’ve got at least three miracles – I made everyone disrespect the most powerful nation in history, ruined the greatest economy in the world, and got reelected anyway. ” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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The Obama Morning News – June 10, 2013

Immigration reform heads for slow death . . . Politico Obama immigration strategy in limbo . . . Politico Republicans seek to slash IRS budget . . . Fox News Obama takes stand in culture wars . . . Washington Post WH amps up Obamacare sales effort . . . . Washington Post Americans want individual mandate delay . . . Daily Caller Rand Paul

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