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 Schedule || Tuesday, September 24, 2013

10:10 am || Addresses United Nations General Assembly; The United Nations Complex 10:50 am || Meets with John Ashe, President of the United Nations General Assembly 11:35 pm || Meets with Lebanese President Michel Sleiman 12:50 pm || Meets with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon 1:15 pm|| Attends luncheon hosted by Ban Ki-Moon 3:00 pm || Meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas 4:55 pm

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George W. Bush: Obama Should Play Golf!

President George W. Bush, who stopped playing golf during his presidency because he thought it would seem frivolous during wartime and an insult to the parents of our soldiers, said Obama should nevertheless continue with the sport. In an appearance taped for the Golf Channel, Bush said: I see our president criticized for playing golf. I don’t. I think he ought to play golf. I

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Lois Lerner: You Can’t Fire Me, I’m Quitting!

Lois Lerner, the IRS official who helped run the targeting of conservative groups, is trying to get out of town ahead of the posse and retiring, according to reports. Lerner took the Fifth before a congressional committee in May, claiming she had done nothing wrong. Which doesn’t exactly explain why she took the Fifth. Recently unearthed emails by Lerner raise doubts about claims that the IRS

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Poll: Strong Opposition to Republican Shutdown Strategy

A new poll finds Americans generally opposed to defunding Obamacare and overwhelmingly opposed if it leads to shutting down the government and defaulting on the debt. From the CNBC article on the poll: The CNBC All-America Economic Survey of 800 people across the country conducted by Hart-McInturff, finds that, in general, Americans oppose defunding Obamacare by a plurality of 44 percent to 38 percent. Opposition

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Obama to Americans: You Need to Care More

President Obama Sunday suggested Americans may not care enough about gun violence, indicating that insufficient outrage about killings with firearms is behind the failure to pass his gun control agenda. Second Amendment advocates believe they care as much about Obama about the killing of innocents but that other measures, including arming for self defense – particularly in “gun-free” zones – keeping guns away from dangerous

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The Obama Morning News || September 23, 2013

Lower premiums bring fewer choices . . . New York Times Paul seeks to give feds Obamacare too . . . Daily Caller Is everyone but Obama wrong? . . . Joseph Curl Netanyahu views Iran deal as a trop . . . New York Times Hillary grants extensive interview . . . New York Magazine Bill Clinton gives Republicans some credit . . . The Hill

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