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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Obama Schedule || Friday October 10, 2014

10:40 am PT || Attends a DNC fundraiser; private residence, Los Angeles 12:40 pm PT || Delivers remarks at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park; San Dimas, California 2:20 pm PT || Departs Los Angeles 3:30 pm PT || Arrives San Francisco 7:05 pm PT || Delivers remarks at a DNC fundraiser; San Francisco

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Grimes Won’t Even Say If She Voted for Obama

Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Grimes, who is hoping to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, refused today to say whether she voted for President Obama. Grimes, who was seeking the endorsement from the Louisville Courier-Journal editorial board, repeatedly dodged the question. Sure, it’s a sad commentary on Obama. But it is also, quite simply, one of the most craven performances I have ever seen on

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One Ketchup for Your Burger

Under First Lady Michelle Obama’s new healthy lunches, students in Austintown, Ohio are allowed one ketchup packet for their burgers, because two would make the sandwich unhealthy. According to a local newspaper, Vindy.com: The federal law sets nutrient requirements, such as snack items being 200 calories or less and entrees at 350 calories or less. It also sets limits on sodium and sugar intake. The reason Austintown

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Report Indicates White House Misled Press on Prostitution Scandal

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney misled reporters in 2012 when he told them there were no specific allegations of wrongdoing against any White House staffer in the April 2012 Colombia prostitution scandal, a new report in the Washington Post suggests. The growing recognition that the American public is routinely exposed to false and misleading statements from the White House, whether by the president or his aides, has

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Scarborough: Democratic Senators Privately Trash Obama

Well-connected MSNBC host Joe Scarborough said this morning that former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s stunning criticisms of President Obama are just the tip of the Democratic iceberg, claiming that senior Democratic senators are busy “trashing Barack Obama up and down when the red light’s not on,” but muting their criticism once the cameras are rolling. Political analyst Mark Halperin agreed, asserting what Panetta is saying about

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The Obama Morning News || October 9, 2014

States to cancel noncompliant plans . . . Fox News More than a dozen states plan to cancel health care policies not in compliance with ObamaCare in the coming weeks, affecting thousands of people just before the midterm elections. Next edition of Healthcare.gov unveiled . . . Fox News The Obama administration unveiled a new version of HealthCare.gov on Wednesday, with some improvements as well

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