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 Refuses to Yield on Budget

President Obama today refused to back down to Republican demands that he accept a government funding bill that includes a one-year delay of Obamacare, indicating the government is headed for a shutdown at Midnight. Obama, who spoke during a hastily called appearance in the White House briefing room, said Republican actions were “the height of irresponsibility” and amounted to “ransom.” The president expressed some hope

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Obama: Iranian Fatwa a Good Sign!

The boss of Iran, Ayotollah Khamenei, has issued a Fatwa against the development of nuclear weapons! This apparently is part of Obama’s reason for thinking we can strike a deal with Iran to prevent the country from constructing the Holocaust Part II Bomb. Here’s what Obama said Friday. He seemed completely serious: I do believe that there is a basis for a resolution. Iran’s Supreme Leader

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Ed Henry: Why Negotiate with Iran but Not the GOP?

Fox News White House correspondent Ed Hnery asked White House Press Secretary Jay Carney a reasonable question, which amounted to, why are you talking to murderous mullahs and not the GOP? I’m taking some liberty with the “murderous mullahs” description – Henry didn’t exactly say that. After responding in customary attack mode that Henry was engaged in the “reassertion of GOP talking points,” Carney seemed

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More Americans Would Blame Republicans for Shutdown. But . . .

Washington is erupting in a chorus of “I told you so’s” because of a new CNN poll headlined “Blame on GOP,” asserting congressional Republicans would be held at fault if the government shuts down. Let’s talk about that. First of all, here’s the information in the poll that is not making the headlines: 57 percent say they oppose Obamacare – up three points since May

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Video || Cruz Vs. David Gregory on Meet the Press

I thought this was an interesting interview and that you might want to see it. It ran Sunday. Cruz is very skillful. Notice how he manages to turn every question into a platform for him to make a point favorable to his position. He very quickly deals with Gregory’s questions – which sound more like criticisms – and makes a related point he wants to

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The Obama Morning News || September 30, 2013

The ball is in Reid’s court . . . Washington Post Little time left to avoid shutdown . . . Fox News Reid takes no-compromise stance . . . Politico Boehner faces his biggest crisis . . . Politico Cruz calls Democrats “absolutist” . . . The Hill Netanyahu warns of Iranian sweet talk . . . Fox News Justice to sue NC over voter ID

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