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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Quote of the Day || July 23, 2014

“I’ll either take a ‘wait and see’ approach or I’ll look before I leap. I mean, I like to keep my options open.”– Barack ObamaA note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, July 23, 2014

9:20 am || Attends a fundraiser for House Democrats; Four Seasons, San FranciscoNoon || Attends a second fundraiser for House Democrats; private residence, Los Altos Hills, California1:20 pm || Departs San Fransisco2:30 pm || Arrives Los Angeles4:55 pm || Attends a DNC fundraiser; private residence, Los AngelesAll times Pacific

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The Wit of Ronald Reagan

This ran on the CBS program Sunday Morning day before yesterday. The piece is ostensibly about how Reagan was methodical about his humor, but it’s really an excuse to air some of Reagan’s famous jokes and take a trip down memory lane. Funny how kind CBS is to Reagan. You’d have never seen something like this when he was president. Maybe one day they’ll portray

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WH Press Corps Protests Blocked Access

The White House press corps today formally protested a White House decision to bar reporters from an event featuring President Obama and the surviving members of the Apollo 11 moon mission, a gathering that would have naturally lent itself to wide coverage. Obama met with Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to mark the 45th anniversary of the mission. Neil Armstrong died in 2012. The protest was lodged by

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Appeals Court Chooses Possible Casket for Obamacare

A three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals ruled by a 2-1 margin that the Affordable Care Act does not permit the federal government to subsidize premiums in states that employ the federal Obamacare exchange, a verdict that would cut off assistance to millions and blow a potentially fatal hole in the law. The ACA “does not authorize the Internal Revenue Service to provide

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Obama Headed West for Three-Day Fundraising Tour

President Obama Tuesday will embark on a three-day West Coast swing to drum up cash for Democrats, making himself the star attraction at no less than five fundraising events. Obama departs early this afternoon for Seattle, where events to benefit the Democratic National Committee and Senate Democrats are on tap. On Wednesday in San Francisco Obama will host an event for House Democrats and then

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The Obama Morning News || July 22, 2014

Lerner emails may be retrieved . . . Newsmax Two years’ worth of missing IRS emails from former official Lois Lerner could still be available on backup, an agency official says. LGBT order may harm religious freedom . . . Daily Caller President Obama’s order does not provide an exemption for religious organizations, whereas the ENDA bill before Congress does. Perry deploys 1,000 Guard troops

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