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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House GOP: Only 67 Percent of Obamacare Signups Enrolled

House Republicans today said data they have amassed from all insurers participating in the federal Obamacare exchanges show only 67 percent of those who signed up have paid their first month’s premium and thereby enrolled, far below the estimate by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that 80-90 percent had paid. What’s more, only 25 percent are age 18-34, well below the 40 percent said to be

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Quote of the Day || May 1, 2014

“We weren’t lying about the video, okay? We were aggressively fibbing.” – White House Press Secretary Jay Carney A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Schedule || Thursday, May 1, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 2:25 pm || Honors the 2014 National Teacher of the Year and finalists All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 11:30 am

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Carney: Email Was Not About Benghazi

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today sought to justify the White House decision to withhold an email describing goals for prepping then-UN Ambassador Susan Rice for the Sunday talk shows after Benghazi, saying the email actually wasn’t about Benghazi. Carney said: It was explicitly not about Benghazi. It was about the overall situation in the region, the Muslim world, where you saw protests outside of

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Your Latest Obama Golf Tab: $3 Million Plus

And not even a thank you note! President Obama’s two recent golf excursions to Palm Springs, California and Key Largo, Florida cost taxpayers well north of $3 million, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch. And these trips were taken after his just-completed New Year’s vacation to Hawaii, which was largely devoted to golf. From Judicial Watch: According to the Department of Air Force documents,

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U.S. Economy Slows Dramatically

Well, we’ve turned the corner! And we’re headed backward. Again. The U.S. economy was all but in recession during the first quarter of 2014, growing at a rate of only 0.1 percent, the Commerce Department announced this morning. Economists and Wall Street had expected growth of just over one percent. The economy had shown signs of life during the second half of 2013, expanding at

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The Obama Morning News || April 30, 2014

GOP: Benghazi email proves coverup . . . Newsmax Krauthammer: It’s the “smoking document” . . . Fox News Inhofe: EPA delaying reg until after election . . . Examiner Sebelius now refusing to testify . . . Daily Caller Massive new Healthcare.gov costs . . . Washington Times Boehner rolls back immigration remark . . . Bloomberg Kerry is in a bad spot . . . Politico

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