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


Saturday Golf for Obama

President Obama is playing his usual round of Saturday golf with his usual roundup of junior aides. He stopped briefly at the White House following his event at the Korean War Memorial today before heading out to the course at Fort Belvoir in Northern Virginia. It’s already Obama’s 22nd time playing this year and outing number 133 of his presidency. UPDATE: Golf, which began at

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Obama Offers Eloquent Tribute to Korean War Veterans

President Obama today spoke eloquently about the sacrifices of the veterans of the Korean War, declaring the war a victory and not a stalemate and even offering up a little Reaganesque “peace through strength” rhetoric. Obama, who spoke at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington on the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended the war, said the veterans had preserved the freedom of

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