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 Schedule || Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Noon || Meets with economists for lunch; Old Family Dining Room4:05 pm || Meets with Secretary of Treasury Lew4:50 pm || Receives the Presidential Daily BriefingAll times EasternLive stream of White House briefing at 12:30 pm

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The Redistribution Recession

There are reasons why five and a half years into the Obama presidency things are still crummy and uncertain. As I’ve mentioned before, specific statist and redistributionist policies have kept a lid on growth. It’s not an accident that President Obama has been unable to bounce the economy out of recession like Reagan or either of the two Bushes did. The Wall Street Journal the

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Obama’s Inspired Choice for the VA

President Obama’s nomination of former Proctor & Gamble CEO Bob McDonald to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs is a deft move that offers hope for our nation’s veterans, too many of whom who have suffered tragically and needlessly at the hands of the Veterans Health Administration. What the president is trying to do, incredibly for him, is bring a serious dose of the private sector to the

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Liberal Analyst Questions Obama’s Immigration Move

When left-leaning CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin raises concern about President Obama’s promise to take unilateral action on immigration, you know something is deeply amiss. Not with Toobin, with Obama. In fact, Toobin’s comments fit with other encouraging signs that even some liberals are aghast at Obama’s overreach, most remarkably in the 9-0 view of the Supreme Court that Obama may not decide when the

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The Obama Morning News || July 1, 2014

Obama sending more troops to Iraq . . . Associated Press The U.S. is sending another 300 troops to Iraq to increase security at the U.S. Embassy and elsewhere in the Baghdad area to protect U.S. citizens and property. That raises the total U.S. troop presence in Iraq to approximately 750. GOP warns Obama: Don’t overstep . . . Newsmax Conservatives railed at President Obama’s

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