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


Roving Obama Birthday Party Heads to Camp David

President Obama and his band of birthday brothers moved directly from the golf course at Andrews Air Force Base to Camp David, where they will continue their revelry. From the pool  report: After seven plus hours on the green, at 3:20 the president and a smaller number of the original 11 golf birthday buddies rolled up on the Andrews Air strip to travel via heli

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We Interrupt this Birthday Party for a Special Bulletin

Mr. President, while you’re golfing and partying with your buddies, might you take a moment to give us some information on WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON that we’re shuttering embassies? From a comment by one of our readers, srdem: re: the unprecedented closing of 20+ embassies located in predominately Muslim countries We have a right to know what this means to us here

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MSNBC Holds the White House Accountable?

I imagine White House Press Secretary Jay Carney didn’t expect this grilling from Joe Scarborough over the “phony scandals” spin line being put out by the White House. This video is from a few days ago but it’s pretty entertaining, so I thought you might want to see it. Maybe Scarborough hadn’t had his morning joe yet, but he clearly wasn’t in the mood for

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Obama Begins Birthday Weekend with Golf Bash

President Obama and 11 of his friends stormed onto the Andrews Air Force golf course Saturday morning to begin what no doubt will be a full weekend of festivities marking Obama’s 52nd birthday, which is Sunday. There are three groups of four playing this morning, featuring Obama pals who have flown in from all over the country, including Hawaii: Greg Orme; Marty Nesbit; Hasan Chandoo; Bobby Titcomb; Mike Ramos; Wahid Hamid; Eric

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