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’s Focus Group from Hell

A big round of buyer’s remorse from this Ohio focus group of swing voters, mostly Obama supporters. On the one hand, yes, Obama is already reelected, and he’ll have a reliable stable of liberal historians to enshrine him as a hero after his term is done. But this bodes real bad for 2014, suggesting Obama himself will be part of the problem for Democrats. And

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Bush Booed During Mandela Memorial

A sterling example of the maxim, no good deed goes unpunished. Former President George W. Bush was booed when he appeared on the video monitor at today’s memorial for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa, according to the White House pool report, which cited local press outlets. Meanwhile, when the images President Obama and Michelle popped up, there was a 30-second “deafening roar,” the pooler

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Obama Uses Mandela Speech to Jab Republicans

Oh boy. This is not cool. It seems clear to me that President Obama took a smack at Republicans during his remarks this morning in South Africa at the memorial for Nelson Mandela, busting them for talking Mandela’s talk while failing to walk the walk. In America, and in South Africa, and in countries all around the globe, we cannot allow our progress to cloud

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The Obama Morning News || December 10, 2013

Obama, world leaders eulogize Mandela . . . Fox News John Podesta to join White House . . . Washington Post Obamacare prompts drug coverage limits . . . Washington Post Challenge to contraception mandate . . . Fox News  EPA preparing regulation deluge . . . Daily Caller Budget deal hinges on “fee increases” . . . Examiner Conservatives hint at budget revolt .

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