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


Obama Schedule || Thursday, June 12, 2014

10:55 am || Meets with Australian President Tony Abbott12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden2:05 pm || Honors WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx; East RoomAll times EasternLive stream of White House briefing at 12:30 pm

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Video || Obama and his Stable of Straw Men

David Rutz at the Washington Free Beacon has compiled another Obama video montage, this one surveying the Obama’s extensive inventory of straw men. Our president, as you probably know, bravely goes to battle on a regular basis against enemies who . . . don’t exist. Have a look.

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How Obamacare Might Create MORE Uninsured

We already know that the Affordable Care Act is making insurance less affordable. Premiums are going up, not down, to pay for all the new mandated coverage. But according to Steven Parente, who studies the medical industry, Obamacare could actually not only fail in its mission to reduce the number of uninsured but, but it will create a whole new class of people walking around without

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Koffler Appears on NewsmaxTV’s Ed Berliner Show

Well, Tuesday I appeared on NewsmaxTV discussing Bergdahl, Hillary, and Jay Carney. They wrote the appearance up as a story too. Newsmax TV is currently seen fairly widely on the web, but it’s about to head into tens of millions of homes, having recently signed deals with DISH Network and DIRECTV. In anticipation of the ascent to satellites, they’ve started a couple of new daily shows, The

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Obama to Hit the Beach After White House

“Right after the next president’s inaugurated, I’ll be on a beach somewhere, drinking out of a coconut,” Obama said during a question and answer session on Tumblr. Obama is thought to be sick of his job, and I think offering “get me to the beach” as his first response seriously suggests weariness. And Obama, who doesn’t seem to start the day until mid-morning and who relocates to the

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The Obama Morning News || June 11, 2014

Tea Party Claims Cantor’s scalp . . . Newsmax In the most stunning congressional upset in years, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was crushed in the Virginia Republican primary Tuesday by little-known tea party-backed challenger Dave Brat. Cantor defeat ends immigration reform . . . Washington Post The defeat of the second-ranking Republican in the House will immediately generate a series of political and policy-related shockwaves in Washington. Hillary won’t

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