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 || Tuesday, September 16, 2014

9:15 am || Meets with Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL General John Allen 12:20 pm || Departs Joint Base Andrews 1:55 pm || Arrives Atlanta, Georgia 2:35 pm || Participates in a briefing on Ebola at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; Atlanta 3:25 pm || Meets with Emory University doctors and healthcare professionals; CDC, Atlanta 4:05 pm ||

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Remembering Obama’s Undercooked Steak Fry

Hillary Clinton’s unremarkable appearance Sunday at Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin’s annual steak fry in Iowa brings back memories of a more memorable appearance in 2007 by Mrs. Clinton and her rivals for the nomination. You may remember that one of her rivals, who eventually became president of the United States, demonstrated that despite his aspiration to lead the nation, he was somehow unversed in the commonplace

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Inside the White House: The Medal of Honor

President Obama today awarded the Medal of Honor to two soldiers, Specialist Donald Sloat and Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins, for “gallantry above and beyond the call of duty” during their service in Vietnam. Obama has increased the number of medal of honor recipients for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars while continuing to award medals for service in earlier conflicts, which has been a nice

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Charge: Benghazi Boiler Room Operation Hid Documents

A top former State Department official is charging that senior aides convened an after-hours Foggy Bottom operation to sift through Benghazi-related documents and separate out those that might be damaging to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The documents were supposed to be turned over the the Accountability Review Board, an internal State Department probe that has been criticized for not addressing the potential culpability in

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Obama Saved by the Rain

President Obama dodged some nightmarish PR this weekend when rain in the Washington area apparently washed out his usual Saturday golf – a round he would have been playing at about the same time news emerged that British hostage David Haines had been beheaded by ISIS. Obama golfed instead on Sunday. He stayed in on Saturday and released a written statement in the evening condemning the

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The Obama Morning News || September 15, 2015

Obama to deploy troops against ebola . . . Newsmax President Obama plans to announce a major offensive this week against the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, including U.S. military involvement. Obama ISIS coalition lacks teeth . . . CNS News Arab and European countries have yet to state publicly what military contributions they may make to the coalition against ISIS; Australia first to

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