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 Goes Golfing With Larry David

Enough of the beach. Obama is playing golf this afternoon with comedian Larry David, who along with Jerry Seinfeld was the comedic force behind the TV show Seinfeld and then his own show, Curb Your Enthusiasm. Also playing today with Obama are businessman Glen Hutchins and former U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk. It’s already golf outing #28 for 2013 and the 139th time he has

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Obama: Health Insurance is a “Right”

You now have the right to health insurance. President Obama decreed it in a radio address the White House made available Saturday morning. So, as Jefferson surely intended, you have a right to life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and managed care. What does that mean, exactly, that you have a “right” to health insurance? I get that Obamacare provides everyone with access to insurance.

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Dinner with ValJar; Morning at the Beach

President Obama and his family had dinner last night with Obama’s closest advisor, Valerie Jarrett, who has her own place on Martha’s Vineyard. From the pool reports: POTUS’s motorcade was on the move from his vacation rental at 5:48pm. From WH: “The First Family is having dinner at Valerie Jarrett’s House.” Motorcade arrived at Ms. Jarrett’s house at 6:11pm. Pool was held in vans as

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