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 || Friday, July 10, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing10:50 am || Meets with company executives and their small business suppliers; Eisenhower Executive Office BuildingAll times EasternLive stream of White House briefing at 12:45 pm

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Boehner Suit to Focus on Obamacare

While President Obama can be accused of abusing his power in numerous ways, the lawsuit by House Speaker Boehner against the president will focus on unilateral changes he made to the Affordable Care Act. From a the text of a bill released this afternoon by the House Rules Committee, which authorizes legal action based on . . . the failure of the President . .

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News Alert! An Unscheduled Stop! Obama Heads for . . .

Barbecue. Did you think he would go to the border? Nuh uh. I thought he would. But I gave him too much credit. Instead, the president headed for a rib joint! He cut in line, but paid off the unlucky barbecue seekers. From the pool report: After POTUS finished at Austin’s Paramount, motorcade sped east just past I-35 to Franklin’s, a hugely popular barbecue spot

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Obama’s Immigration Implosion

I have an article running in Reuters today that rebuts claims by the White House that Republicans are to blame for the failure of immigration reform. It’s not them, but President Obama, incompetent at political discourse and contemptuous of his opponents, who failed. From the piece. The demise of his immigration agenda was predictable because it was killed by the same incompetence and false assumptions that have

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Obama to Take 15-Day Vacation in August

President Obama will embark on a 15-day vacation next month, even as the nation and the world are engulfed in crises from the border with Mexico to the Middle East. The Obamas will depart Washington on Saturday, August 9th and head for Martha’s Vineyard, staying in a $12 million vacation home until Sunday, August 24th, reports the Martha’s Vineyard Times. The president will return to the town Chilmark, the site

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The Obama Morning News || June 10, 2014

Lerner warned Congress might read emails . . . Newsmax Former IRS supervisor Lois Lerner emailed colleagues urging them to be careful about what they put in their own messages because the information could be discovered by congressional investigators. Obama resists calls to go to border . . . Washington Post After meeting with Texas Gov. Rick Perry, President Obama said he’s “not interested in photo

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