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: Quiet Please, I’m Still Thinking

As Iraq disintegrates and Iran rushes in to provide its Shiite leadership with support, President Obama announced today at the White House that he’s trying to find his glasses. That’s right, no decisions yet: I have asked my national security team to prepare a range of other options that could help support Iraq security forces and I’ll be reviewing those options in the days ahead. Well

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Chelsea Made a $600,000 Salary at NBC

Looks like making outlandish sums of money for little work runs in the family! Trading on her famous name, Chelsea Clinton picked up an obscene $600,000 annual salary at NBC News, where she has worked as a special correspondent, according to Politico. Extra-special, it turns out. She started at NBC in November 2011 working up fluff pieces for a Brian Williams show that, uh, got

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Hillary Found Hissing at NPR

Madame Hillary got real testy when she ran into some surprising turbulence over at The People’s Radio Network, as the Book Tour from Hell continued Thursday. You see, even some liberals get that Hillary’s not quite being on the level about her own evolution on gay marriage. So NPR’s Terry Gross wanted to know, you know, what’s up with that? HILLARY: I think that, as

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Iraq: Dr. Obama is Researching a Cure!

The White House has made it known that Our Leader is starting to wrap his mind around the possibility that Iraq could become an Islamo-terrorist state and that maybe he kind of needs to do something about it. And so at the White House we’re weighing things, drawing up options, not taking any options off the table, and furiously scratching our asses, all as part

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Video || Christie and Fallon Do Dad Dancing

I don’t know what to make of this. I saw it before I had my coffee. You guys tell me. I guess it’s cute. Christie’s pretty good at being a ham (no double entendre intended). But we knew that already. And he must be working out, because he bounces around pretty good.

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The Obama Morning News || July 13, 2014

GOP blasts Obama on Iraq . . . Newsmax Republicans slammed President Obama Thursday over the swift upheaval in Iraq, charging that his decision to withdraw troops in late 2011 had enabled violent Islamic militants to seize two cities in a move to establish their own state in Iraq and Syria. U.S. rebuffed Iraqi requests for help . . . New York Times As the

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