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


Eight More Days to Sign Up

Thank God. The Obama administration is giving consumers eight more days – an entire Hanukkah! – to sign up for Obamacare, pushing the enrollment signup deadline back from December 15 to December 23. That’s the drop dead date for signing up on the exchanges if you don’t want a break in your coverage. The eight days is supposed to make up for the inconvenience of

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Where Were You When it Happened?

As most of you I’m sure realize, today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. I know some of you are old enough to remember, and it’s long been an axiom that everyone recalls where they were when they got the news that terrible day. I wondered if some of you might want to share your experience and your thoughts in

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Obama’s Average Approval Now Equals Nixon’s

At just under 50 percent, President Obama’s average approval rating for his presidency is exactly the same as Richard Nixon’s, according to Gallup. Obama  has seen his approval numbers plummet as the public discovers the falsehoods he used to sell Obamacare and witnesses the incompetence of the Obamacare rollout. His Gallup approval was at just 40 percent as of Thursday, while a CBS News poll

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The Obama Morning News || November 22, 2013

Filibuster change bolsters Obama . . . Washington Post Dems to sweep in lots of nominees . . . Examiner Step ensures partisan warfare . . . Washington Post HHS moves 2015 signups past Election Day . . . Daily Caller Obamacare costs Congressional staffers . . . The Hill Emails show little testing of website . . . Politico Experts: Fix needs more time

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“Openness” White House Dismisses Press Access Concerns

White House Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest dismissed White House press corps concerns about the access of news photographers to President Obama, seeking to justify the use of official White House photographers to capture certain events instead. With the press barred, Obama’s photographers release their idealized propaganda shots directly to the public, placing their work on the White House website and disseminating it through social

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