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 Leaves Washington to Attend Sam Kass Wedding

President Obama is headed right back to Westchester County, New York, today where he will attend the wedding of his longtime chef, golf partner, and Michelle Obama food policy advisor Sam Kass. Obama departed the White House late this afternoon along with his family and Valerie Jarrett.  He was in Westchester Friday raising money. Obama was originally slated to spend Friday night in Westchester but returned

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Obama: Don’t Worry, It’s Only Twitter

President Obama suggested Friday that Americans have grown overly concerned about the terrorism and Islamist extremism, tracing their misplaced worry to the increased information about overseas developments parlayed by social media. From the pool report of a DNC fundraiser in Purchase, New York: “If you watch the nightly news, it feels like the world is falling apart,” Obama said. He said this is a time of extraordinary changes

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Do You Want to Know Why There’s No ISIS Strategy?

If you want to get some idea about why President Obama has not formulated a strategy for defeating ISIS, take a look at  . . . Thursday. Yes, Thursday. On Wednesday night, reporters were given Obama’s Thursday schedule. It did not mention a meeting between Obama and his national security advisors. Just before 10:00 am, we received word that he would convene a meeting with

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Obama May Delay Immigration Fiat

President Obama is considering a delay of his expected move to legalize millions of illegal immigrants, as White House advisors worry that the executive action could harm the prospects of Democratic candidates in politically divided or GOP-leaning states, according to the New York Times. As recently as a few weeks ago, the White House signaled the temporary legalization move would come by the end of

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