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 Schedule || Friday, November 22, 2013

9:45 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 1:45 pm || Participates in a video conference with Peace Corps Volunteers in Tanzania; The Situation Room 2:40 pm || Holds a bilateral meeting with King Mohammed VI of Morocco All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at noon

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Biden Welcomes Delaware Sandwich Shop to DC

Biden arrived at a Delaware-based sandwich chain’s new local outlet in Washington to pick up lunch for him and President Obama. Biden, who is famously cheap – check out his charitable giving – was short of cash. Of course, he refused the offer of a free sandwich from someone at the shop who clearly doesn’t understand political public relations.

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Obama in 2005: Nuclear Option will Make Partisanship Worse

In April 2005, when Democrats were blocking a list of Bush nominees and Republicans were threatening to invoke the “nuclear option,” the newly elected junior senator from Illinois, Sen. Barack Obama, took to the floor and sanctimoniously proclaimed that the nuclear option would not only be a violation of democratic principles, but that it would worsen partisanship. Here are few excerpts from his remarks: Everyone

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Reid Invokes Nuclear Option; Obama Applauds

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid this afternoon invoked the “nuclear option” ending the practice of allowing filibusters on most presidential nominees, except for those nominated for the Supreme Court. Opposition to Reid was bipartisan. The new rule was passed 52 to 48, with three Democrats — Sens. Carl Levin (Mich.), Joe Manchin (W.Va.) and Mark Pryor (Ark.) — joining all 45 Republicans in opposing the

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Obama’s Dead Souls

What Socialism does is, it destroys the soul. It puts just enough money in the bank account, but bankrupts the spirit. And eventually, as we saw with the Soviet Union, even the meager rations provided eventually run out too. It kills your spirit by telling you that you are not responsible, cannot make your own decisions, and can’t care for yourself, and that you have

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The Obama Morning News || November 21, 2013

Obamacare tradeoffs: Now they tell us . . . Politico How Obamacare redistribute wealth . . . National Journal Insurers limit choices to reduce costs . . . Washington Post WH emails reveal launch fears . . . Politico GOP plans waves of attacks . . . New York Times Enrollment group plots political actvity . . . Daily Caller States warn Obama about his

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