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: “Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me”

President Obama today doubled down on his statement last year that Trayvon Martin could have been his son, revising his remarks with the update, “Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago. Obama spoke today about the Trayvon Martin case during an unscheduled appearance in the White House briefing room before the daily briefing by White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. Carney suggested afterward

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Uh, Obama Wasn’t Referring to the City of Detroit

President Obama is getting zapped today for repeatedly saying during the 2012 campaign that he didn’t let Detroit go bankrupt, and for slamming Mitt Romney for saying he would. And now – the hypocrisy! – he is standing still and doing nothing while Detroit, yes, goes bankrupt. But of course, neither Obama nor Romney were talking about the city of Detroit. They were talking about

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Michelle Catches Beyonce on “Official” Trip to Chicago

First Lady Michelle Obama was Chicago Thursday for an official event touting career training for disadvantaged youth, but she spent far more time at a Beyonce concert the night  before, begging the question: What was the true purpose of her taxpayer-funded trip? Michelle appeared for only 15 minutes at an event with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel promoting Urban Alliance, which provides assistance to students in

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The Obama Morning News || July 19, 2013

Obama escalates Obamacare offensive . . . National Journal Obama vows to “blow through” GOP criticism . . . The Hill Dems attack Treasury inspector general . . . Fox News Justice fails to prosecute tax snooper . . . Washington Times Obama may cancel meeting with Putin . . . Associated Press Kerry off to West Bank for peace talks . . . Associated

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