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


Yet More Golf

President Obama is golfing again, heading out today to the Royal Hawaiian Golf Club. He’s playing with some of the usual Hawaii crew – Bobby Titcomb, Mike Ramos, Marvin Nicholson, Sam Kass, Marty Nesbitt, Eric Whitaker – as well as Andrew Dibble, who appears to be a friend from Chicago. He’s continuing his blistering golf pace, playing for the sixth time in ten days on Oahu.

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The NYTs’ Self-Contradictory Benghazi Report

Amid claims being made that the New York Times has exonerated the Obama administration of the charge that it misled the public by claiming the attack on Benghazi was motivated by an anti-Islamic video, I’m left to wonder, has ANYONE ACTUALLY READ THE TIMES STORY. The Sunday piece, supposedly based on ten years of research, or something, doesn’t really make much sense. On the one

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Another Round of Golf

President Obama got in yet another round of golf Sunday, his fifth since landing in Hawaii nine days ago. This time he played with his core group of friends – Hawaiians Bobby Titcomb and Mike Ramos and Chicagoans Eric Whitaker and Marty Nesbitt. The latter two seem to plan their own vacations around Obama. Also on hand for the round, played at Marine Corps Base Hawaii

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