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 Lashes Out at “Extremists”

Well, President Obama landed in the briefing room today to talk about the possibility of a shutdown or a default, neither of which he seems to like. And the Republicans who might upend the apple cart are “extremists”: The American people have worked too hard to recover from a bunch of crises – several of them now over the last couple of years inflicted by

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CNN Accused of Falsely Translating Iranian President

The Iranian state news agency Fars is accusing CNN of “fabricating” its translation of a CNN interview between correspondent Christine Amanpour and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and an independent analysis done for the Wall Street Journal finds CNN’s translation is in fact wrong. The CNN translation suggests Rouhani accepts that the Nazis committed the Holocaust against the Jews, since he is portrayed as using the word

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Baby Bailout: White House to Send Millions to Detroit

Updated 10:25 am ET Even as the nation sits on the edge of a financial crisis driven by the need to incur more debt, the White House has found $300 million to send to mismanaged, financially beleaguered Detroit, according to CNN. The money is being taken “from programs that are available for cities across the nation, not just Detroit.” The action amounts to a backdoor

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The Obama Morning News || September 27, 2013

Conservatives block Boehner on shutdown . . . Washington Post Iran, U.S. launch nuclear talks . . . Wall Street Journal UN Syria deal lacks the threat of force . . . New York Times Cruz under attack: GOP feud moves to Senate Floor . . . The Hill Obama accuses Republicans of blackmail . . . New York Times Christie: Shutdown would be “irresponsible” . . . Politico Obama: “No

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