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, July 19, 2014

9:50 am CDT || Attends a DNC fundraiser; private residence, Austin, Texas 12:15 pm || Delivers remarks on the economy; The Paramount Theatre, Austin 2:25 pm || Departs Austin 6:30 pm EDT || Arrives White House

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Is This Man Delusional?

There’s a third-world style humanitarian crisis on our border. Terrorists have established their own state, a Caliphate, no less. Israel is on the cusp of war with the Palestinians. The economy cratered the first quarter of the year. And here is your president, joshing today in Denver after a night of billiards and pizza. Meanwhile, President Obama’s aides are feeding the boss’s churlish insouciance. The White

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White House: Obama Would Just be in the Way

The White House has dreamed up a new rationale for President Obama’s failure to head to the border during his stop in Texas today and tomorrow, saying that while there are an abundance of potential low-wage caddies, there is no decent golf course in the area. Okay, that’s not exactly true. According to NBC White House correspondent Kristen Welker: The official line from the White

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Biden Hits the Chicken Souvlaki Circuit

With Hillary looking weaker by the day, or at least by the interview, Vice President Biden has made clear that he’s not standing down from the presidential sweepstakes. That’s my take on his otherwise inexplicable trip to Philadelphia today to show how much he likes Greek people: At 8:00 PM, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the Grand Banquet of the 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity

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Halperin: Republicans No Longer Fear Hillary

Leading political analyst Mark Halperin said on Morning Joe today that Republicans don’t fear Hillary Clinton in anything like the way they did before, and he marveled at the failure by her and her aides to prepare for “the most obvious questions imaginable” as she travels around promoting her book.

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The Obama Morning News || July 9, 2014

Child illegals to get fast track deportation . . . Reuters The Obama administration plans to give priority to child migrants over adults in deportation hearings as part of a broader initiative to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the border illegally. Percentage on welfare hits record . . . CNS News The percentage of Americans on welfare in 2011 was the highest

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