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


Helen Thomas Dead at 92

Updated 1:30 pm ET Veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas died today at the age of 92. Thomas covered every president since John F. Kennedy. She worked for UPI and then Hearst until retiring abruptly in 2010 after saying the Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine” and go back to Germany and Poland. I wanted to let you know she had died. I worked

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Obama on the Golf Course

President Obama headed out today for what has become his customary Saturday round of golf. He once lamented that he had to work six days a week, but apparently no more. Unless he’s working Sundays, which I somehow doubt. Anyhoo, its his 132nd time golfing as president and the 21st time this year. Obama has already eclipsed his 2012 election year total of 19 outings.

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Obama Signals Civil Rights Charges Unlikely

Largely lost amid the hoopla surrounding Obama’s seminar Friday on race was a small suggestion contained within the remarks that signaled a second prosecution of George Zimmerman on federal civil rights charges is unlikely: I know that Eric Holder is reviewing what happened down there, but I think it’s important for people to have some clear expectations here.  Traditionally, these are issues of state and

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